Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Services

Weather Not a Factor for Packers Plus to Complete Offshore Fracturing Operations on Time

February 1, 2012

ABERDEEN, Scotland, StageFRAC* technology completed 3.5 times faster than Plug and Gun method Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. completes open hole, multi-stage system in the North Sea 3.5 times faster than the traditional Plug and Gun method. "Our recent success in the North Sea demonstrates that open hole, multi-stage fracturing increases efficiency and decreases costs," said Dan Themig,... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Umbilicals Contract to Aker Solutions

January 24, 2012

Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract for eight steel tube umbilicals by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the Lucius field located in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract value is undisclosed. The scope of work includes the project management, design, engineering, and manufacturing of two electro/hydraulic dynamic production umbilicals, two gas lift dynamic umbilicals, three electro/hydraulic... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Aker Solutions ASA : Subsea Production System Award to Aker Solutions

January 5, 2012

29 December 2011 - Aker Solutions has been awarded a job by Statoil for the engineering, procurement and construction of a subsea production system for the Svalin project on the Norwegian continental shelf. The contract value is approximately NOK 400 million. Scope of work includes two subsea trees, one four-slot integrated template structure with process distribution manifold, subsea and topside... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Packers Plus Installs the First Ever 60 Stage Open Hole Completion

January 2, 2012

HOUSTON, December 20, 2011 - Largest job to date in the Marcellus Shale Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. has successfully installed a 60 stage open hole completion system featuring 124 tool assemblies in a row. "This job in the Marcellus Shale demonstrates the breadth and depth of our technology," said Dan Themig, President of Packers Plus. "We had no issues sending 61 RockSEAL® packers... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

A Christmas Tree Gauge for All Seasons

December 16, 2011

The Ashcroft® Type 1020S pressure gauge is specifically designed for monitoring pressures on "Christmas tree" control assemblies located on top of oil and gas wellheads. This rugged 4 ½" diameter gauge is constructed with stainless steel exterior and wetted parts to resist the potentially damaging effects of petroleum pressure media. Equipped with the proven Ashcroft® rotary movement,... Read More

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

Rolls-Royce Enhances Role in Brazil Oil and Gas Industry with New Petrobras Contracts Valued at up to $651m

December 8, 2011

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been awarded new contracts with a potential value of $651 million by Petrobras, a world leader in deep- and ultra-deep water oil and gas exploration and production, to support its production activities offshore Brazil. Rolls-Royce will supply Petrobras with thirty-two (32) RB211 gas turbine power generation packages,... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Subsea Production System Contract Awarded to Aker Solutions

December 2, 2011

Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by Statoil for the engineering, procurement and construction of a subsea production system for the Vilje South project on the Norwegian continental shelf. The contract value is approximately NOK 225 million. Scope of work includes a subsea tree, satellite production flowbase and protection structure, subsea production control system, wellhead system,... Read More

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

Mpact® Downhole Motors Surpasses Haynesville Shale Lateral Drilling Performance Record by Nearly 24%

November 29, 2011

Conroe, Texas - Mpact® Downhole Motors set a new Haynesville Shale Drilling record on August 28, 2011 using an Mpact® Downhole Motor Model 475 5683. The field performance record was for the fastest lateral run ever recorded. The previous lateral drilling performance record was 85 feet per hour while the Mpact Downhole Motor achieved over 105 feet per hour, surpassing the previous record by... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Aker Solutions Wins Brynhild Subsea Contract

November 28, 2011

Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Lundin for the engineering, procurement and construction of a subsea production system for the Brynhild project on the Norwegian continental shelf. The contract value is approximately NOK 700 million. The scope of work includes one template-manifold structure, one riser base, three subsea trees, three wellhead systems, control system, a tie-in system, 38... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Corrosion Monitoring Tool targets downhole environments.

November 22, 2011

Constructed of corrosion-resistant 17-4 PH SS, DCMS(TM) uses Corrosometer® electrical resistance corrosion probe element to determine rate of metal loss within downhole tubing. Tubular electronic instrument automatically reads and records corrosion probe at regular user-defined intervals. Upon retrieval of Downhole tool, corrosion rate history is downloaded to PC via Corrdata® II Software.... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Aker Solutions to Supply Pusnes Offshore Loading Systems to 10 Shuttle Tankers

November 8, 2011

Aker Solutions has been awarded contracts for the supply of Pusnes offshore loading systems for ten shuttle tankers that will operate in Brazil and Norway. The total contract value for Aker Solutions is approximately NOK 150 million. Several major South Korean shipyards have awarded Aker Solutions contracts for the supply of Pusnes bow loading system for 10 suezmax shuttle tankers. Eight of the... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Mining Equipment Monitor tracks ground engaging tools.

October 21, 2011

Accommodating every digger type and mine condition, i-GET addresses problems that arise from ground engaging tools (GET). All data from encased micro-size sensor inside digger's hollowed GET is processed by software that issues real-time alert if tooth breaks off from digger. GET sensors can be read even when buried in ore, enabling second check point where haul trucks pass through fixed reader... Read More

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

Siemens to Supply Solutions for Floating Production and Drilling Facility

October 14, 2011

Siemens Energy has received a multiple order from Bluewater Industries, an EPCM company focused on deepwater facilities, for the supply of integrated mechanical and electrical solutions to ATP Oil & Gas Corp. based in Houston, Texas. The topsides equipment consisting of gensets, compression, E-house, power distribution system, ICSS, telecoms and produced water treatment skids and modules will be... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Liner Hanger System facilitates drilling of difficult well formations.

October 13, 2011

Installed and released prior to cement job, TORXS(TM) Expandable Liner Hanger System eliminates risk of running tools becoming fixed in place during cementing, requiring fishing or well abandonment. System enables seamless 1-trip, 2-stage hanger and packer setting for cemented liner applications. Advanced torsion capability allows casing to be worked to depth in challenging zones, and there is no... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

GE's Field-Proven and Flexible Technology to Help OGX Develop Offshore Brazil Oil Fields

October 12, 2011

o GE Oil & Gas Wins Major Contract to Supply Subsea and Surface Equipment for OGX Campos Basin Development Projects o Technology Solution to Help OGX Boost Initial Production from Waimea and Waikiki Fields RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL-September 20, 2011-GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) has been awarded a major contract from OGX Petróleo e Gás Ltda. to supply drilling and production equipment for three... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Oil & Gas Exploration Work Programs in Mendoza, Argentina to Include Terra's STeP® Technology

October 6, 2011

Terra's STeP® Officially Accepted by Authorities of Province of Mendoza NEW YORK - Terra Energy & Resource Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: TEGR), a natural resource exploration technology company, announces that its proprietary technology STeP has been approved by the Secretariat for Hydrocarbons, Mining and Energy of Mendoza, Argentina for inclusion in exploration work programs by oil and gas... Read More

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

Full-Featured Spray Foam Rig has towable form factor.

September 21, 2011

Measuring 12 ft long with 4 ft V-nose, XTR1s hydraulic spray foam rig features frame construction that allows towing behind trucks starting from F150 and up in size. Complete solution includes PMC GH-25 hydraulic foam machine, 5 hp 15 cfm vertical air compressor, 160 ft of PMC heated hose, 220 V full shore power, and support for 2 sets of material, all contained in 12 ft, 7,000 lb GVWR V-nose... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Honeywell's UOP and ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company Create Licensing Alliance to Offer Advanced Lubes and Fuel Production Technology

August 16, 2011

Alliance brings together production technology from ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company with hydroprocessing technology from Honeywell UOP to produce more and better products from each barrel of crude DES PLAINES, Ill. - UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has formed a licensing alliance with ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company (EMRE) to offer integrated... Read More