Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Preferred Sands Announces Development of First Clean Resin-Coated Proppant Line in Full Production

July 27, 2012

RADNOR, Pa. - Preferred Sands, a leading producer of frac sand and coated proppants in North America, is pleased to announce the development of the first clean resin-coated proppant line in full production, Preferred RCS. The Preferred RCS line of clean resin-coated proppants was created in response to environmental issues surrounding contaminated frac water. Partially curable phenolic resins... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Aker Solutions Signs Ichthys Umbilicals Contract

July 25, 2012

Aker Solutions has signed a contract with McDermott, the main EPCI contractor for the Ichthys gas-condensate field development subsea umbilical, riser, flowline (SURF) project, for INPEX in Australia. The contract value is approximately NOK 440 million. The scope of work includes the engineering, procurement, fabrication and supply of static and dynamic umbilicals, totalling 63 kilometres for the... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Trust Your Gas and Liquid Assets to FMC Technologies

July 23, 2012

From the wellhead to the final consumer, FMC Technologies' equipment can be found at each stage of production, processing and delivery of gas and liquid petroleum products. Our newly released Oil Field Equipment Line Card will assist you in determining the right equipment for your application. Click Library/All or Multiple... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

FreeWave Technologies and Pan-Tech Partner to Deploy I/O Expansion Modules for a Major Gas Producer in Barnett Shale

July 5, 2012

FreeWave's I/O Expansion Modules provide reduced RF congestion, less hardware and overall cost savings at multiple well pad sites BOULDER, Colo. - FreeWave Technologies, (, manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed radios for critical data transmission, today announced that together with its partner, Pan-Tech Controls... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Software

FEI Receives Bookings Worldwide from Oil & Gas Companies

June 25, 2012

FEI's Core-to-Pore workflow and QEMSCAN WellSite solution are helping oil & gas companies and service providers with better reservoir characterization for production optimization Hillsboro, Ore. - FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today that it has received multiple bookings for its "Core-to-Pore" petrography workflow and QEMSCAN® WellSite(TM) analysis solutions. "FEI has made great inroads in... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Mpact® Downhole Motors Sets New Drilling Record

June 20, 2012

Conroe, Texas - Mpact® Downhole Motors is proud to announce that it set a new Permian Basin -New Mexico Drilling record on May 7, 2012 using an Mpact® Downhole Motor. The field performance record was for the fastest recorded vertical section. The assembly drilled a total of 3,164 feet in 13.5 hours, for an average ROP of 234.4 ft/hr. Details of the record setting event are as follows: Read More

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

Water Service Filter suits mining applications.

June 19, 2012

Rated at 300 gpm, Model WQF5 eliminates contamination in water used to make invert emulsions such as 95/5 fluids often used in underground mining applications. Unit features nickel-plated Q size housing and 40 lb bypass spring. Offered with Excellement® Z-Media(TM) ranging from 25 to 1 micron and Metal Mesh Media in 60 and 150 micron, Model WQF5 is equipped with Stainless Steel Dirt Alarms®... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Princeton Tec Beefs up Industrial Line with Duo of New Lights

June 14, 2012

Intrinsically safe and bright, the new EOS II and Quad® II headlamps are tough enough for any task. BORDENTOWN, N.J. - Whether the job's dozens of feet off the ground, underground, or in confined spaces, one thing's for sure: you need a tough, reliable light. As a leader in innovative outdoor and industrial lighting for more than 35 years, New Jersey-based Princeton Tec is adding two new... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Emerson Receives Lloyd's Register's Marine Type Approval for Fisher® Valves and Fieldvue(TM) Instruments

May 30, 2012

Complete line of Fisher valves and digital valve controllers is certified for offshore oil and gas applications HOUSTON, TEXAS - Emerson Process Management's complete line of Fisher valves and FIELDVUE digital valve controllers has received Lloyd's Register's Marine Type Approval for process control applications within the offshore oil and gas production industry. This Marine Type Approval... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Aker Solutions Wins Jack-up Drilling Equipment Contract

May 21, 2012

Aker Solutions has won a contract from Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd to supply a complete drilling equipment package for a new jack-up drilling rig, being built by the Chinese yard. The contract value is undisclosed. The new rig is of the 2000E jack-up design, and the contract includes options for a further three jack-up rigs of the same design. "We are pleased to see Aker Solutions'... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Portable Tools

Proserv Unveils Innovative Well Abandonment Tool

May 15, 2012

HOUSTON - Proserv [], a global leader in energy production technology services, has unveiled a next generation subsea cutting tool that provides complete well severance and significantly reduces in-well operational time by up to 50%. Proserv's enhanced Multi-String Cutting (MSC) tool, which was launched today at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, is a... Read More

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

Weir Oil & Gas Launches New Products for Upstream Oil and Gas Markets

May 10, 2012

GLASCOW, Scotland - The Oil & Gas division of the Weir Group PLC (Weir) today launches five new products, in line with its strategy of being an innovative supplier to the upstream oil and gas markets. The new products broaden its portfolio, expanding its addressable market by over US$500m. They include the Duralast(TM) patent-pending fluid end technology. The products will launch at the Offshore... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Controls & Controllers, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Trimble GCSFlex Offers GPS Guidance for Additional Flexibility in Excavation

April 30, 2012

Easy-to-Use Grade Control System Extends the Functionality Without the Need for Design Data PARIS - Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today introduced an innovative new system configuration for the affordable and easy-to-use GCSFlex(TM) Grade Control System. The addition of GPS guidance extends the system's functionality and allows a contractor to work faster and with more freedom than other traditional... Read More

HVAC, Material Handling & Storage, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Sauer Compressors - Offshore - Seismic Applications

April 11, 2012

Industrial oil and gas consumption is growing throughout the world. This means that new technologies and deposits must constantly be found if this increased demand is to be met. The fact that Sauer Compressors are very much at home on ships in general makes them ideal for use onboard exploration vessels which use air guns to survey the seabed around the world with a view to finding and exploiting... Read More

HVAC, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Whether Onshore or Offshore

April 11, 2012

Sauer compressors are used in a variety of applications within the oil and gas sector. Designed for 24/7 operation, their robust construction allows them to be used (virtually) anywhere and under extremely difficult environmental conditions, for example, when exposed to salt-water, heat, or cold Sauer compressors easily satisfy the criteria of nearly all classification societies such as ABS, DN,... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Sonic Rig is effective even in varying ground conditions.

March 14, 2012

With sonic head of drill producung frequencies up to 150 Hz and depth capability of up to 600 ft, LS(TM)600 delivers accurate core sampling, less than 1% hole deviation, minimal waste, and accelerated penetration. No fluid, air, or mud is needed, and boreholes are cased continuously by first during drilling. This lets core barrel advance into substrate, followed by outer casing. Protective... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Aker Solutions Wins Snorre a Drilling Facilities Contract

March 9, 2012

Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by Statoil to deliver replacement and upgrading of the drilling equipment and systems on the Snorre A platform in the North Sea. Estimated contract value is NOK 1 billion. The main object of the project is to extend the technical lifetime up to 2040 and improve HSE factors while keeping the capacity and operational availability "as-is". Scope of work... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

DSTI to Showcase Offshore & Subsea Fluid Swivels at Subsea Tieback 2012

March 5, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - DSTI will be exhibiting at the annual Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition (SSTB) March 6-8, 2012 in Galveston, TX. The company will be showcasing its latest fluid swivel products for offshore and subsea oil and gas applications. "We are very excited to exhibit at SSTB for the first time," said DSTI Vice President of Sales, John Knoll. "Our continued growth and experience with... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Froude Hofmann Design, Manufacture and Deliver a Unique Test Rig for Mobile Drilling Platforms

February 6, 2012

Thanks to the expertise, innovation and collaboration between its North American and Australian companies, Froude Hofmann and its wholly owned subsidiary Go Power Systems, known throughout the world for its engine testing systems have developed a unique drilling test rig for Boart Longyear, an organization providing mineral exploration services and drilling products for the global mining... Read More