Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Boart Longyear to Showcase Broad Range of Rigs, Drills, Performance Tooling and First Instrumentation Product at Expomin

April 26, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY – Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world's leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will use Expomin - from April 25 to 29 in Santiago, Chile - to showcase its broad range of underground, multipurpose and geotechnical rigs; drills; performance tooling; and the first product in the... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Green & Clean

WEG Motors Drive Safe Jackup Operations in the North Sea

April 19, 2016

Reliability is key to ensuring the success of ‘jackup’ operations in the oil gas industry. With this in mind, leading provider of offshore drilling units Paragon Offshore turned to global drive technology manufacturer WEG to replace the electric motors driving its B391 jackup rig in the North Sea. WEG supplied Paragon with 58 highly reliable and energy efficient W22 motors to ensure a smooth... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Transportation Industry Products

WEG Delivered HV Flameproof Motors to First Ever FLNG Conversion

April 18, 2016

The Norwegian company Golar LNG (GoLNG) pushes forward with the first ever Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Conversion of the 1975 built Moss Vessel Hilli with 125,000 m3. Floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) refers to water-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations employing technologies designed to enable the development of offshore natural gas resources. Floating above... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Centralizer Subs serve tight-tolerance, narrow-clearance jobs.

April 14, 2016

CentraMax® RT1 (rotating), PI1 (push-in), and PT1 (pull-through) Centralizer Subs run in extremely tight tolerance deepwater well applications and ultra-narrow annular clearances &ndash; typically when annular clearance is <¾ in. or less than material stack. Produced from single-piece, heat-treated steel, products meet quality and performance needs of intended use in downhole applications. Sub body installation reduces centralizer&#39;s material stack to enable safe and effective passage. Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Services

Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft Supply BHP Billiton With Enterprise Historian Solution

April 1, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft have reached an agreement with BHP Billiton, the world’s largest diversified mining company, for the installation of an enterprise historian, a production intelligence platform, at the company’s iron ore operations in Australia. Design is underway with installation to be completed by the end of 2016. The enterprise historian will use... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Cleaning Products & Equipment, HVAC, Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Coated Hydraulic Fracturing Sand suppresses dangerous dust.

March 28, 2016

Added to hydraulic fracturing operations&#39; dust management systems, UNIFRAC® DUSTSHIELD&trade; minimizes airborne particles generated during proppant conveyance, mixing, and pumping. This non-toxic suppression system reduces overall job/well-site exposure to respirable silica dust by up to >99%. This dust suppression technology is exclusively coated on UNIFRAC northern white sand; proppant is fully compatible with hydraulic fracturing fluids. Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Linde's California LNG Plant Receives Responsible Care® Certification

March 23, 2016

Murray Hill and New Providence, New Jersey, U.S. – Linde LLC has received certification of its Altamont, California, liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant under the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® program. Tom Dziak, Linde’s Altamont plant manager, said, “Responsible Care certification is consistent with our values as a team in Altamont, and recognizes the approach we take... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Mounting & Attaching Products

DSTI to Attend 2016 Subsea Tieback Exhibition in San Antonio

March 18, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Dynamic Sealing Technologies (DSTI) will be showcasing its high pressure subsea and topside fluid swivel technology at Subsea Tieback Forum and Exhibition (SSTB) March 22 - 24, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. "As the industry continues to face economic challenges, now, more important than ever, is the time for oil and gas leaders to focus on standardization and improving... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Resin-Coated Proppant targets low-temperature reservoirs.

February 12, 2016

Designed specifically for enhancing recovery of oil and gas in low-temperature reservoirs, InnoProp® PLT delivers optimized bond strength and crush resistance. Polyurethane-based formula bonds without use of activator down to 70°F bottom-hole static temperature. Product significantly reduces proppant flowback and provides increased conducitivty, which optimizes hydrocarbon recovery. In addition, InnoProp PLT has ability to re-bond, helping to ensure continued performance under cyclic stress. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Shock and Awe - REO-USA Reactor Aces Shock and Vibration Tests to Help Siemens Electric Drive System Boost Megaton Mine-Truck Speed

February 11, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – REO-USA has a long history of developing three-phase transformers and air chokes for large mining trucks. They also lead in air chokes for traction applications in the railroad industry where vibration can rattle even the toughest components, providing reactors able to handle it and come back for more. That experience triggered a design concept which helped them garner an... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Portable Tools

Headlamp specifically targets electricians.

February 2, 2016

Equipped with anti-slip silicone strap that comes pre-adjusted to fit hard hat, Model 56220 has lamp with 45° tilt for varied beam direction. Lamp can be used in spotlight mode with 150 lumens and 6 run hours, or floodlight mode with 50 lumens and 10 run hours. Headlamp is also water- and impact-resistant. Other available products include 215 lumen Side Focus Flashlight, 36 lumen Penlight, and Clip Light with 50-lumen low mode and 150-lumen high mode. Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Safety & Security Equipment, Timers & Clocks

Illumiti and Vandrico Launch MineSafe Smartwatch Running on the SAP HANA Platform

November 9, 2015

TORONTO – Illumiti, in collaboration with the SAP Co-Innovation Lab and Vandrico Solutions Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of our new MineSafe Smartwatch. The MineSafe Smartwatch is a tool to help miners identify and respond to potentially dangerous issues. The watch enables real-time communication between miners underground and their support team on the surface. Using real-time... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Underground Coring Rig offers wide drilling angles.

October 27, 2015

Powered by 90 kW electric motor, Model MDR700 features LM&trade; 700 feed frame delivering 81.4 kN of pullback. Sophisticated articulations with 3 turning points enable users to drill 270° horizontally and vertically up to vertically down. Mobility is optimized with Manitou diesel-powered 4-wheel drive carrier which offers 3 steering modes: 4-wheel, 2-wheel, and crab-like movement. Able to move at up to 6 mph, rig has fully hydraulic positioning system and handheld remote controller. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

CJWinter Earns Fearnley Procter NS-1 Level 2 Accreditation

October 14, 2015

Leader in cold root rolling meets international standards in oil and gas industry. Rochester, NY — CJWinter, one of the world's leading manufacturers of cold-displacement, cylindrical dies and attachments, proudly announced Fearnley Procter NS-1™ Level 2 Accreditation this month. CJWinter received accreditation for cold rolling processes for Pin and Box rotary shouldered... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Aker Solutions to Provide Subsea Production System for Rotan Development in Malaysia

October 8, 2015

Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract from Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd. (Murphy) to deliver the subsea production system for the Rotan deepwater natural gas development offshore Malaysia. The delivery includes hardware for four subsea wells, a hub manifold, in-line tees, a connection system and production control system. First deliveries are scheduled for the second quarter of 2016. The... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Green & Clean

Honeywell High-Performance Fiber Helping to Secure Offshore Platforms for Brazil's Petrobras

October 8, 2015

Bullet-resistant Spectra® fiber incorporated into Cortland rope for new oil and gas project MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Spectra® fiber will be used in ropes for new offshore oil and gas platforms for Petrobras, the largest oil and gas company in Latin America. The high-performance fiber, also used extensively in body and vehicle armor, is being... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Resin-Coated Proppant increases production of oil and gas wells.

October 6, 2015

With optimized conductivity and strength, InnoProp® Python RCS (Resin Coated Sand) prevents proppant flowback to well-bore. Use of U.S. Silica White® sand promotes quality and consistency, and product does not sacrifice quality for performance. Available in all mesh sizes utilized in frac designs, this proppant is recommended in all formations with net closure stresses up to 10,000 psi. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

SKF to Demonstrate Oil and Gas Solutions at Pump & Turbomachinery Symposia

September 18, 2015

SKF will be showcasing a range of its solutions for the oil and gas sector at this year's Pump Turbomachinery Symposia. Gothenburg, Sweden - SKF, the knowledge engineering company, will be presenting a range of products that improve the performance of assets in harsh oil and gas environments at the Pump Turbomachinery Symposia in Houston, Texas. The solutions on show enable OEMs and end... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Legacy Building Solutions to Exhibit Fabric Structures at Oil Sands Trade Show

September 17, 2015

EDMONTON, Alberta - Legacy Building Solutions of Canada will be showcasing custom tension fabric structures for the oil sands, heavy oil and conventional oil industries at the Oil Sands Trade Show in Fort McMurray September 15-16, 2015. Legacy buildings are customizable for a variety of oilfield and oilsands applications, including storage, exploration and processing. Each building is... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Green & Clean

Fritz Industries, Inc. Brings Innovative Long-Term Scale and Paraffin Inhibitor Solution to Customers Globally

September 17, 2015

New product line, previously custom manufactured for Baker Hughes, increases well production and reduces downtime MESQUITE, Texas – Fritz Industries, a leading manufacturer of oilfield products, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Baker Hughes Incorporated. Under the terms of the agreement, Fritz is now licensed to offer select flow assurance products to the market. These... Read More