State-owned National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Co. (Tehran) is in the process of setting up seven refineries across the country at an aggregate investment of USD 21 billion.
American Sensor Technologies, a manufacturer of MEMS-based pressure sensors, transducers and transmitters based in Landing, NJ, offers the Model AST 4600 Explosionproof Pressure Sensor.
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.
NACE International announces NACE Standard RP0170-2004, "Protection of Austenitic Stainless Steels and Other Austenitic Alloys from Polythionic Acid Stress Corrosion Cracking During Shutdown of Refinery Equipment," a revised standard developed by NACE Task Group 173.
Foster Wheeler Ltd has announced that its subsidiary Foster Wheeler Italiana has been awarded two contracts by ERG Raffinerie Mediterranee (ERG MED) in Italy.
Declaring his country "open for business," a top Libyan oil official has said he expects the state-owned National Oil Corp. to offer eight exploratory blocks for bid this summer.