The first quarter of 2021 saw the start of construction for the massive North Field East Project (NFE) in Qatar. The largest LNG liquefaction project in the world is due to start production in 2025.
Inconel alloys such as Inconel 625, 718 and X750 are widely for piping and valves in the offshore sector. Although these alloys are used widely for both internal and external corrosion resistance, they have different applications such as increasing mechanical strength, reducing friction and galling, facilitating cycling and mitigating fatigue stress.
The Society of Piping Engineers and Designers (SPED) is an international organization promoting excellence and quality in piping design and engineering through networking, training, and certification programs. Its headquarters is located in Houston, Texas with chapters in Houston, Calgary, Perth, Louisville, Ontario and a worldwide community of individual members.
Within its Piping Solutions business line, Fives' Piping and Support Structure Expertise Division has recently brought into compliance piping supports on the thermal power plant in Le Havre (France).
When the Aasta Hansteen gas field was discovered in the Norwegian Sea in 1997, its remote location and deep water were always going to make recovering its resources challenging.
Vallourec has been awarded a contract to provide the Greater Stella Project in the North Sea with seamless linepipe including coating and welding services. The 96 km of coated linepipe is due to be delivered to Technip in early 2013.
BUTTING’s stainless steel pipes and piping components have been used in a very wide variety of sectors and for an even wider range of purposes.
Specialist nickel alloy distributor, Philip Cornes, part of the TW Metals Group, has increased its stocks of the nickel-iron-chromium Alloy 825, in response to market demand.
In Italy a World War II air-raid shelter has been expanded in order to hold a gigantic purification system capable of doubling previous capacity.
In the 1960s and early 1970s most wine produced in Italy was placed in concrete and fibre-glass-reinforced plastic tanks, and only 8.5 million hectolitres were contained in stainless steel tanks, for a total of 17,000 tonnes of flat product.
12Page 1 of 2