Pumps & Systems, September 2007 In the past, the nuclear power industry has experienced equipment failures due to improperly set oilers. There was never a precision tool available to help ensure...
ABU DHABI (13 November 2014)—At the record-setting Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC), more than 60,000 visitors toured the halls of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition...
Sensors and automation passively participate in our everyday lives to improve comfort, add safety and reliability, and increase the efficiency of needed products and services. As the use of sensors...
FULTON, Md. (Feb. 7, 2012) - Colfax Corporation announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011. On a year-over-year basis, highlights for the fourth...
One electrical equipment specialist is relying on a cleaning system to ensure that a variety of stamped and turned parts are thoroughly degreased at their production facility. The Moeller Group...
Pumps & Systems, February 2009 In the oil and gas industry, custody transfer transactions involve transporting physical substance from one operator to another, including transferring raw and...
Electric Drives in the European Oil and Gas Industries
Electric drives are used in various applications in the oil and gas industry for varying motor speeds driving critical components, including pumps, fans and compressors. Both AC and DC drives are...
High Altitude Condensate Pumping
A progressive cavity pump provides an ideal solution to a difficult pumping application.Pumping applications come in varying degrees of difficulty and complexity. It is not unique to any one industry...
High Temperature Electric Submersible Pumps Effective in Oil Sands Production
Some oil and gas industry analysts have estimated that heavy oil and bitumen represent more than two-thirds of the world's oil reserves. As global energy demands increase, demand for production from...
ITT Corporation announced that it has completed the upgrade and expansion of its facility in Salto, Brazil, to better serve customers in the oil and gas, chemical, pulp and paper and general...
COOKSVILLE, Ontario (April 1, 2014) – Stephen Anderson has joined Lafert NA as a new outside salesman with a focus on the oil and gas industry. Stephen brings with him over 30 years of experience in...
In the demanding conditions of the oil and gas industry, plant managers are realizing that lubrication best practices can help improve equipment reliability, optimize maintenance and reduce energy...
(March 7, 2012) – Metso strengthens its offering for customers in oil and gas and power by acquiring a globe valve technology and service company, Valstone Control Inc. in South Korea (Valstone)....
New Technology for High Quality Biodiesel
Biodiesel, a renewable diesel fuel, is also known as FAME (fatty-acid methyl ester) in the industry. Chemically speaking, biodiesel refers to a vegetable oil- or animal fat-based diesel fuel...
Oil & Gas Project Sets New Standards
 Tailored sealing solutions supply high-pressure sealing for Russia's East Siberia Pacific Ocean pipeline system.The East Siberia Pacific Ocean (ESPO) is a project of superlatives. The...
Optimization Solutions
Improvements in performance and energy reduction can be achieved with smart drives and system optimization.Intelligent pumping is simply defined by ARC Advisory Group as the combination of a pump and...
HOUSTON (May 3, 2012) – Experts from the offshore energy industry around the world came together 30 April-3 May for the 2012 Offshore Technology Conference at Reliant Park in Houston. Attendance at...
Peristaltic Pump Facts
The peristaltic pump explained—from advancements to maintenanceThe earliest peristaltic pumps have been in existence since the 1930s. Through the years, the designs have been continuously refined...
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (June 20, 2012) – Phoenix Contact celebrated the grand opening of its new Customer and Technology Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. Top company officials from the U.S. and Germany welcomed...
   SENECA FALLS, N.Y. - (March 22, 2012) - ITT Goulds Pumps was recently honored for a video supporting Pump Appreciation Day, an international celebration of pumps as the heart of...
Pumps and Systems in Transcontinental Energy Transfer
Massive amounts of energy are used to transfer oil and refined products over long distances. In the United States, several long distance pipelines move gasoline from the refineries in the Southwest to...
Pumps in the Global Oil and Gas Industry
The global oil and gas industry has resembled a proverbial roller coaster in the last six years. In an industry that typically cycles, the peaks and valleys in this timeframe seem more pronounced as...
Pumps & Systems, February 2009 How a monitoring alarm system with control and shutdown capabilities prevented costly pump damage and environmental hazards and made the job of the pump operator...
Transporting crude oil has always presented unique fluid-handling challenges. For example, pipelines often traverse remote territory in harsh environments, so they require pumping solutions capable of...
Given the choice, industrial pumps would not want to be used in the environmental and geotechnical drilling industry. Few applications exist where a pump is worked harder, beat up more and forced to...
LONDON (March 20, 2012) – Schlumberger announced that it has entered into an agreement with Altor Fund II to acquire SPT Group—a privately owned software company specialized in dynamic modeling...
Multiphase pumping applications, also referred to as tri-phase, have been growing during the past several years, especially due to increased oil drilling activity. For example, in Canada the drilling...
Springfield, Ohio (Jan. 25, 2012)Moyno® Mag Drive 500 Series pumps utilize the latest technology to ensure operator safety, eliminate work place hazard and protect the environment from contamination....
Remote monitoring software prevents damage and downtime related to sealing problems.
Specialty Materials Help Improve Pump Reliability and Save Energy
Efficiency degradation in pumps can be related to three areas. Worn clearances between the wear rings of the impeller and the casing can increase leakage and drop the volumetric efficiency of the...