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09.06.2014 Dow and Veolia will Deliver Ultrafiltration Technology for Total’s New Moho Nord Offshore Floating Production Unit (FPU) in West Africa

Dow Water & Process Solutions’ ultrafiltration (UF) membrane technology will soon start treating seawater off the coast of the Republic of the Congo required for reservoir injection.

09.06.2014 ERIELL Group successfully completes drilling of four wells in Bangladesh under contract with Gazprom International

ERIELL Group completed drilling of 4 directional wells of 3,532 – 3,880 meters in depth at Titas field in the Republic of Bangladesh under the contract with Gazprom International.

The wells were constructed using the drilling rig ZJ-70 LDВ-450.

05.06.2014 Norway’s Statoil installs new loading buoys at Gullfaks

Installing new loading buoys is one of several projects intended to extend Gullfaks’ life towards 2040. 2.55 billion barrels of oil from the Gullfaks field have passed through the existing loading buoys since first oil, Statoil said on June 4.

05.06.2014 UBC technology uses C02 to clean oil and gas wastewater

A team of clean energy researchers at the University of British Columbia has received a $500,000 grant to commercialize a new technology that converts excess carbon dioxide and wastewater from the oil and gas sector into reusable water and valuable chemicals.

02.06.2014 SPD Begins Construction on ASP Mixing Unit

Salym Petroleum Development N.V. (SPD) and ООО “Stroytransgaz-M” (STGM) signed a contract for construction of ASP* mixing unit at the West Salym oil field in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra.

02.06.2014 Norway installs system for reservoir monitoring in Snorre and Grane fields

Work will continue this summer and autumn on installing a seismic streamer on Snorre, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on May 30 . A dedicated system with a seismic streamer will also be installed on Grane.

30.05.2014 Gazprom Neft launches “green” seismic in Russia

Gazprom Neft has been Russia’s first oil and gas company to complete a pilot project in seismic research based on new technologies that allow preserving forests.

27.05.2014 Salym Petroleum Development Drills 900th Well

On 25 May 2014 Salym Petroleum Development N.V. (SPD) drilled its 900th well on the Salym group of fields since the execution of the Salym Project began in 2003. The anniversary well, 3150 meters deep, was drilled on the Upper Salym field in 14.41 days.

22.05.2014 MAGNETROL Announces New Foundation Fieldbus Digital Output Communications For Eclipse Model 706 Transmitter

Magnetrol® announces the release of the Eclipse® Model 706 transmitter with Foundation fieldbus™ digital output communications.

22.05.2014 Zeus Launches High-Temperature Line of Polymer Tubing

    Zeus, a global leader in material science and polymer extrusions, now offers an array of extruded products that maintain excellent electrical properties at high continuous service temperatures of up to 300° C / 572° F.