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Published:  24 November, 2015

Dialight, a global leader in LED lighting technology, has announced its SafeSite LED Area Light is now IECEx/ATEX Zone 2, 22 certified for use in hazardous locations, namely chemical, petrochemical, power generation and mining applications.

Published:  20 November, 2015

Pipeline Protection (NE) has reportedly used 18 Winn & Coales SeaShield jackets in an application as part of the protection of the Jurby outfall pipe in the Isle of Man. The forty metre beach length of the pipe was originally protected against corrosion with a factory-applied polyethylene coating and a fibre cement mortar was applied.

Published:  20 November, 2015

Konecranes says it was not just its engineering expertise that came under the spotlight recently, but also its logistical capabilities and says it all centred on the world’s leading lifting equipment manufacturer transporting an under-running double girder crane spanning 36 metres from its crane-manufacturing site in East Kilbride to Aberdeen Airport.

Published:  05 November, 2015

To prevent accidents when opening couplings under pressure, Smith Flow Control reports it has introduced its patented Bajolock couplers. Bajolock couplers are said to be ideal for use in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry where it is common for pipes and systems to be under pressure when couplings are opened.

Published:  05 November, 2015

Weidmüller reports it has introduced a new current measuring transducer - the ACT20C - to the market. To operate large applications efficiently, users need to have constant information about the current status of devices and their functions.

Published:  05 November, 2015

When an international oil and gas company built a challenging offshore gas production platform in Southeast Asia the new design called for an increase in the working pressure of the platform's hydraulic tubes from 8,000 psi to up to 12,000 psi. Unfortunately, standard tubing of austenitic grade UNS S08904 – known as 904L – was reportedly incapable of handling pressures above 8,000 psi.

Published:  05 November, 2015

AT-PAC reports it began as a broker of multiple scaffolding, shoring and forming systems and says in the late 1990’s it standardised its fleet with the best overall scaffold system in the world. Adopting the original German designed and engineered rosette/ring type scaffold system as its core product line, AT-PAC says it has since redesigned and engineered the original product to become an even better system today, AT-PAC Ringlock.

Published:  28 October, 2015

UK flowmeter specialist Litre Meter reports it has launched two new annual opinion surveys – building on a number of surveys conducted in the past –to examine industry trends. The company says they are also designed to enable manufacturers and resellers of process instrumentation to test assertions about functionality, construction and quality of manufacture.

Published:  28 October, 2015

The Bristow Group needed a hangar to support oil and gas sector transport operations at Port Stanley Airport, Falkland Islands. The company reports it had been successfully using a Rubb hangar at Norwich International Airport since 2010. Bristow bosses decided a similar fabric structure would be the best solution to house three Sikorsky S-92 helicopters at Port Stanley.

Published:  16 October, 2015

DICKIES, an internationally renowned workwear brand, says it has an excellent range of workwear designed for warmth, with thermal clothing often the product of choice on exceptionally cold days or freezing weather conditions.

Published:  16 October, 2015

DICKIES reports it has recently launched its new ED24/7 trousers saying they are not only practical for the everyday working environment but are also comfortable and stylish while 245gsm fabric ensures they are tough but light enough to retain agility.

Published:  01 October, 2015

Advanced Insulation – specialists in the design, engineering and manufacture of floatation and buoyancy solutions for the marine and offshore sectors – reports it is launching a new range of distributed buoyancy modules (DBM) featuring the company’s latest, patent-pending integrated clamping technology.

Published:  19 August, 2015

Aberdeenshire based fabrication and equipment hire firm, Quayside Fabrication, says it has turned to innovation and efficiency to help combat the downturn in the oil & gas industry, after making significant investments in new products and designs.

Published:  19 August, 2015

Sky-Futures, a leading UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) inspection specialist for the oil and gas industry reports it has expanded its services by launching a new Rapid Response Service and Safety Overwatch Service to inspect and monitor offshore installations for oil and gas clients in the North Sea.

Published:  19 August, 2015

Global Marine Systems, a specialist in subsea cabling and engineering projects says it supports the oil & gas, telecoms and deep-sea research industries. The company says its in-house project engineering department complements the business’ comprehensive skill set offering a broad range of services supporting a rapidly expanding customer base.

Published:  19 August, 2015

Balluff says in explosive atmospheres, only devices with Ex approval may be used, this also applies to sensors and position measurement systems used as position feedback systems in settings such as the oil and gas industry. The company says customers seeking a suitable solution for their application will quickly find the Balluff stand 1D62 at SPE Offshore Europe, Aberdeen.

Published:  14 August, 2015

Rittal says it will be out in force, showcasing its top-of-the-range system at this year’s Offshore Europe 2015 event in Aberdeen. With many specific and often high-risk security issues in the oil and gas industry, safety remains of paramount  importance in the use of correct equipment and preventing sources of ignition.

Published:  14 August, 2015

Hi-Force, a leading manufacturer of high pressure hydraulic tools says it is proud to offer the SBT range of spring assisted return bolt tensioners. Available with imperial bolt sizes of 1 ¼” to 4” and metric bolt sizes of M30 to M100, the SBT range consists of 22 imperial and 26 metric models, each with a maximum working pressure of 1500 Bar (21,750 PSI).

Published:  14 August, 2015

Rittal says its comprehensive maritime product range has expanded further with the news that its popular busbar systems RiLine, Maxi-PLS and Flat-PLS have passed the most stringent testing enabling them to be integrated within Ri4Power modular switchgear systems and used on board ships in designated sealed areas, such as engine rooms.

Published:  13 August, 2015

Specifying the correct flow meter for any application is important but it becomes critical in hazardous areas. Badger Meter has developed a range of intrinsically safe electromagnetic flow meters, sizes 6-600mm with ATEX, CSA and FM approvals.

Published:  13 August, 2015

Exhibiting on Stand No 1C72 at Offshore Europe, Weidmüller says it will be showcasing latest innovations from its ranges of Electrical Connectivity and Process Industry Electronics.

Published:  12 August, 2015

Dialight, a global leader in LED lighting technology says it will showcase its industry leading SafeSite Stainless Steel Linear fixtures at Offshore Europe. The emergency fixtures, carrying ATEX certification, can provide at least three hours and up to eight hours of battery backup in temperatures from -20°C to +65°C.

Published:  12 August, 2015

Driven by customer demand for a low weight and compact load link, Power Jacks Load Monitoring Solutions says it has designed and manufactured the smallest in its range to date.

Published:  05 August, 2015

VEGA Controls will be exhibiting at OE 2015. The company says choose VEGA level and pressure technologies for reliable, cost saving interface, level, density and pressure measurement - delivering effective process control solutions for the oil and gas sectors.

Published:  05 August, 2015

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions reports it is launching a new online resource for engineers at an international conference next month as part of its “commitment” to the oil and gas industry.

Published:  31 July, 2015

EDV says its new port repair and inspection kit is the innovative, fast and highly cost-effective solution for the repair of damaged autoclave type cones, SAE, JIC rupture, bespoke head units and other various ports.

Published:  31 July, 2015

Ovako is exhibiting at SPE Offshore Europe - Stand 4A151 - where it says it will demonstrate how excellent yield, tensile and high impact strength and uniform properties in its high quality engineering steels can address the technical challenges facing today’s oil and gas industry.

Published:  31 July, 2015

Dickies will be exhibiting at SPE Offshore Europe, Hall 2, Stand 2C35. The company says it has joined forces with KONG to develop an exclusive new range of Impact gloves that are built on the proven expertise of the KONG chassis.

Published:  31 July, 2015

Ellis, says it is planning a world first at Offshore Europe 2015 – Stand 3C62 - by unveiling its two-in-one cable guide and clamp. Designed specifically to assist in the installation and subsequent restraint of high voltage (HV) cables, Elis says the cable guide clamp was initially developed for an offshore project for Siemens prior to Ellis’ in-house team designing and manufacturing a full range suitable for use with large diameter cables.

Published:  31 July, 2015

To prevent accidents when opening couplings under pressure, Smith Flow Control says it has introduced Bajolock patented couplers to its product portfolio. Bajolock couplers are said to be ideal for use in a wide range of industries where it is common for pipes and systems to be under pressure when couplings are opened.

Published:  31 July, 2015

 Gloucestershire-based weld overlay cladding specialist Arc Energy Resources reports it has invested £500,G000 in two new rotating head welding machines to increase productivity and extend the size and scope of work the company can handle.

Published:  31 July, 2015

Launching Datum360 in 2009, as an engineering information consultancy, founders Steve Wilson and Dave Mitchell say they have successfully turned the company into a £1.8m turnover business that within the last three years has become one of the UK’s leading providers of Software as a Service (SaaS) to the oil and gas sector.

Published:  31 July, 2015

Industrial safety specialist SERV Trayvou Interverrouillage (STI) reports it has developed a new trapped-key interlock that is highly resistant to external impacts and vibration. Rated IK08 and IP40, the Hercule range is mainly used in the energy sector for applications including switchgear, substations and wind turbines.

Published:  31 July, 2015

A leading petrochemicals company had serious concerns about a badly deteriorated HSC pump. Prior to entering into the costly process of scrapping and replacing with new, it was sent to a leading corrosion protection and engineering services contractor Corroserve for a free no-obligation ‘Strip & Report’.

Published:  11 June, 2015

UK flowmeter specialist Litre Meter says one of the largest orders for its chemical injection flowmeters is on its way ‘down under’. A shipment of 45 positive displacement flowmeters is heading to the Ichthys liquid natural gas field off Western Australia via Litre Meter’s South Korean distributors S-TEK.

Published:  11 June, 2015

Mactech Europe, a leading provider of subsea and offshore machining solutions, in association with Mactech Inc. has announced the launch of the Articulating Diamond Wire Saw in Europe. The saw is designed for subsea and topside cutting of a variety of materials and projects and utilises an articulating cutting arm for minimal clearance during cuts.

Published:  11 June, 2015

AMETEK Creaform reports it has upgraded the speed and accuracy of its Pipecheck pipeline integrity assessment software and introduced a new software module for on-site or remote analysis.

Published:  11 June, 2015

BMS is a leading European offshore video and photography company. The company offers:

Published:  11 June, 2015

In June 2014, the plant maintenance manager of a chemical plant contacted Belzona requiring an alternative flange corrosion protection solution. The plant had a 52" flange on a vessel connecting to outlet piping that needed corrosion protection. The flange was affected by crevice corrosion.

Published:  11 June, 2015

Dickies has announced that the UK Worker of the Year 2015 competition, to find Britain’s top workers and ultimately the UK Worker of the Year, is now in full swing.

Published:  11 June, 2015

Survitec Group reports it has developed a new Crewsaver branded Rope Access lifejacket designed specifically for people operating at height in an offshore environment. The company says the product has a number of unique features built into its design to ensure it delivers exceptional performance even in the toughest offshore conditions.

Published:  11 June, 2015

Exposed to a demanding tropical marine atmosphere at the NASA Research Center, Florida, USA, super-duplex Sandvik SAF 2507 hydraulic & instrumentation tubing has reportedly remained corrosion free after an extensive one year trial.

Published:  11 June, 2015

HBM, an expert in the field of test and measurement, exhibited 21st Century measurement technology, capable of working in extreme environments, both above and below the water line at Global Offshore Wind exhibition.

Published:  04 June, 2015

AEL, a leading international provider of electrical products and services reports it has strengthened its Aberdeen-based team with the announcement of a significant appointment.

Published:  14 May, 2015

AVIANNEGREEN.COM LTD has launched a new range of environmental and all weather telephones. The company says under the Avicom brand the Kusaidia range offers a wide selection of features and functions to cover all aspects of emergency and help point telephony requirements.

Published:  08 May, 2015

HTL has announced that it has been appointed as Mirage Machines’ official and exclusive global rental partner. Mirage Machines design and manufacture portable machine tools for use across a number of sectors - including energy, nuclear, offshore, subsea, renewable and mining reportedly making them the perfect fit to complement HTL’s controlled bolting product portfolio.

Published:  06 May, 2015

BLH Nobel SAYS the LCAMP is a field service / replaceable amplifier for use with its KOSD and KIMD range of offshore load cells. It offers 4…20mA output, HART communication for diagnostics and NAMUR error signalling with a choice of a single bridge with single current loop or dual bridge and dual current versions.

Published:  30 April, 2015

Owners and operators contemplating the dismantling of offshore platforms may not be fully aware of their legal responsibilities in relation to the presence of hazardous materials, an industry specialist has warned. Asbestos risk management specialists Lucion Environmental says it is taking steps to remind the oil and gas sector that under the terms of the EU Ship Recycling Regulation 2013, offshore platforms and rigs are formally required to hold an Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM).

Published:  16 April, 2015

Dialight, a global leader in LED lighting technology, has introduced the emergency version of its SafeSite and DuroSite Stainless Steel Linear fixtures with a new one-piece design.

Published:  16 April, 2015

Two flushing and testing systems, manufactured and supplied by UK specialist Hughes Pumps, are said to be proving the integrity of flexible flowlines being laid to the seabed in up to 2,200m water offshore in Brazil’s Campo Basin.

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