Oil and Gas Industry Latest Tech Trends

03.05.2013 GE Introduces Rosneft Tech For Efficient Oil Extraction and Arctic Development

General Electric has introduced its cutting-edge oil and gas exploration and production technologies to OJSC Rosneft through a series of visits to GE production facilities and engineering centers located in Italy, Great Britain and the USA.

19.04.2013 Russian Refinery Selects GE ZeeWeed* Wastewater Treatment System for Pilot Test

GE (NYSE: GE) and Russian oil company Bashneft have launched pilot testing of GE’s ZeeWeed* membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology for biological treatment of sewage water from the Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim oil processing complex and other enterprises of the Northern Industria

18.04.2013 Jotun to Phase Out Lead Chromates From All Formulations

Consistent with Jotun’s environmental initiative (Jotun GreenSteps) the company has announced plans to phase out lead chromates, a toxic chemical compound from all paint and coatings formulations world wide.

18.04.2013 HMS Group produces unique pumps for Novokuibyshevsk petrochemical plant

Apollo Goessnitz GmbH (Germany), a subsidiary of HMS Group, designed, manufactured and delivered two bespoke BB5 pumping units according API 610 to one of Rosneft subsidiaries- Novokuibyshevsk Oils and Additives Plant (Samara region). 

11.04.2013 Castrol Challenges Cavenge Drain Oil Analysis Methodology

Concerns over corrosive wear risk in cross-head engines have led Castrol marine to question the rigour of some widely used scavenge drain oil analysis (SDA)  techniques.

04.04.2013 NIS Considers Heavy Residue Processing Technologies

NIS Refineries finished a hydrocracking unit reconstruction at its Pachevo refinery in November.

07.03.2013 GE Motors to Drive Pioneering Bitumen Refinery in Canada’s Oil Sands

Sustainable development of Alberta’s vast oil sands is a key priority, and in early 2013 construction began on the world’s first refinery specifically designed to reduce environmental impacts as it turns tarry bitumen crude into clean-burning diesel fuel.

05.03.2013 IHS CERAWeek Selects Ecosphere as a 2013 Energy Innovation Pioneer

Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH), a water engineering, technology licensing and innovative U.S. manufacturing company, announced that it has been selected to IHS CERAWeek's 2013 class of Energy Innovation Pioneers.

01.03.2013 Triconex General Purpose System -SIL2-Certified High Availability, Fail-Safe and Fault-Tolerant Controller by Invensys

The Triconex® General Purpose system is a new offer of Invensys. It is a SIL2-certified high availability, fail-safe and fault-tolerant controller that helps protect the lifeline of the business.

01.03.2013 Rostec and French Technip Will Jointly Develop Offshore Hydrocarbon Production Methods

Rostec State Corporation and French Technip company signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 2 joint ventures establishment.