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06.05.2014 Metrolog Introduces iScope for Real-time Monitoring of Well Testing Operations

Sercel announced today that its subsidiary Metrolog has launched iScope, an industry-first downhole monitoring system for fast, efficient and frequent retrieval of pressure and temperature data during well testing operations.

05.05.2014 Baker Hughes Introduces a Single-trip Cut and Pull Spear

Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of the Harpoon™ cut and pull spear, which is designed for casing removal during plug and abandonment (P&A) and slot recovery operations.

05.05.2014 RS Class: New Lead Icebreaker Launched in Vyborg

The official ceremony of launching a lead icebreaker Vladivostok of a new generation project 21900 took place on 29 April 2014 at ОАО Vyborg Shipyard.

30.04.2014 Yokogawa Releases CENTUM® VP Virtual Operator Trainer

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the development and worldwide release of the CENTUM® VP Virtual Operator Trainer.

30.04.2014 Emerson’s Wireless Condition Monitoring and Prediction System Reduces Plant Downtime and Maintenance Costs for SABIC Teesside

Emerson Process Management’s wireless condition monitoring and prediction system is being used at the SABIC Olefins plant in Teesside, UK, to detect potential problems with pumps before they disrupt normal operations.

30.04.2014 ERIELL Group Once Again Broke Its Own Record in the West Siberia’s ARCTICGAZ Project

ERIELL Group has achieved a new record level in the ARCTICGAZ project having drilled a 1,117 m-long horizontal borehole through the productive horizon with a total penetration of 5,202 m.

29.04.2014 LUKOIL Develops A New Technology of Waste Treatment

The LUKOIL-Nizhegorodniinefteproekt research institute has developed an unrivaled waste-treatment technology for the hydrogen fluoride alkylation units operating at refineries.

29.04.2014 Navis Engineering Delivers the NavDP4000 System and Autopilot AP4000 for the Innovative Icebreaker

Dynamic positioning control systems from Navis Engineering have met performance expectations set out in the sea trials of the innovative multifunctional icebreaking rescue and emergency vessel Baltika.

25.04.2014 Dresser-Rand Introduces New Magnum® HammerHead™ Valve

Dresser-Rand, a global supplier of rotating equipment solutions to the oil, gas, petrochemical, and process industries, launched its new Magnum® HammerHead™ valve.

21.04.2014 Russian “Wall-E” Robot Guards Environmental Safety of Oil Professionals

So far, the traditional method of reservoirs’ sludge cleaning – manual, using portable systems – remains the key option for storage sites. This method requires the presence of personnel inside the tank during the works, causing irreparable harm to his health.