Schneider Electric successfully qualifies technology for breakthrough project Åsgard

Schneider Electric has successfully qualified all equipment for the Controls Power Distribution Units (CPDU) for the Åsgard subsea compression project on schedule.
The selection of electronic components used in the CPDU was critical since they had to pass the stringent Technology Qualification Program which refers to the ISO 13628-6 standard relative to subsea production control systems. […]

Health and safety at work

Safety in the workplace is vital. It is important to provide a safe working environment for the employee. From the industrial sector to the office sector, effective health and safety procedures have to be in place.
The Employers Responsibilities
As an employer or owner of a business in the UK one will have to appoint a person […]

Valeport’s new Radar Level Sensor gives high performance water level measurement

With its reputation for innovative hydrographic instruments, Valeport is delighted to announce the launch of the VRS20 Radar Level Sensor. Using non-contact technology, the VRS20 can be installed easily to measure water level in a wide variety of applications.
The VRS20 uses 25GHz pulsed k-band radar to measure water level to an accuracy of ±10mm (this […]

Gazprom and CNPC confirm intent to sign contract for Russian gas supply to China until late 2013

Beijing hosted working meetings of Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Jiang Jiemin, Chairman of the CNPC Board of Directors and Wang Dongjin, CNPC Vice President.

Norwegian Energy Company ASA announces dry well on Ogna

Drilling of exploration well 8/5-1 on the Ogna prospect in licence PL453S in the North Sea is about to be completed. Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) has through its subsidiary Noreco Norway AS a 25 percent interest in the licence, which is operated by Lundin Petroleum. The well is dry.

Aker Solutions completes Enovate transaction

Aker Solutions confirms that the transaction to buy a majority stake in Enovate Systems Limited, a leading technology company within subsea well control equipment, has been closed.

Pars Oil & Gas Company announces NIDC and NISOC setting up an oganization to control blowout

The National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) and the National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) will found an organization in order to help foreign and domestic oil companies to prevent uncontrolled release of oil and gas from wells.

ReneSola PV module shipments to Australia top 100 MW

JIASHAN, China, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — ReneSola Ltd (”ReneSola” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SOL), a leading global manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (”PV”) modules and wafers, today announced that the Company has shipped over 100 megawatts (”MW”) of PV modules to customers in Australia since January 2012.

Swiber awarded contracts worth US$153 million for execution in Southeast Asia

Swiber Holdings Limited (“Swiber” or together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”), a world class integrated construction and support services provider to the offshore industry, announced that it has been awarded contracts worth approximately US$153 million. The contracts, which mark the first wins in 2013, largely entail transportation and installation of pipelines and offshore structures in […]

Aker Solutions acquires managed pressure drilling specialist managed pressure operations (MPO)

Aker Solutions has acquired Managed Pressure Operations International, Ltd. (MPO), a company that has successfully developed the next generation of continuous circulation, riser gas handling and managed pressure drilling systems.