Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

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

New GE-Angola Joint Venture Delivers First Major Subsea Equipment Order

April 18, 2014

Local JV Project Team Meets Exacting Quality Standards and Production Deadlines JV's Emphasis on Developing Local Talent is Key to Unlocking Region's Subsea Potential Globally Designed Technologies Assembled Locally for Improved Speed to Market LUANDA, ANGOLA — GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) today announced the first major equipment delivery by its Subsea Systems business, for a major operator, under... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

NOV and SIFCO ASC Partner for Successful Completion of Unscheduled Repair

April 9, 2014

SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts (ASC), the world leading supplier of selective plating technology and solutions, worked together with the world leader in oilfield products and services, National Oilwell Varco (NOV) to repair critical damage caused by lightning strike on the Ensco 8505 drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico within 24 hours of arrival on site, preventing costly unplanned downtime.... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Oxane Materials Announces Stronger, Lighter OxThor(TM) for Demanding Deepwater Applications

April 8, 2014

HOUSTON - Oxane Materials, a Houston-based marketer and manufacturer of Advanced Ceramic Proppant®, today announced OxThor™, a highly conductive, stronger, lighter proppant focused on high value, technologically-demanding Deepwater applications.  Reservoir quantities of OxThor™ are expected to be produced in 2014.  Conversations regarding field trials are underway with multiple Gulf... Read More

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

Cameron Awarded Order for 25,000 psi Blowout Preventer

April 3, 2014

HOUSTON - Cameron (NYSE:CAM) announced today that it has received an order from Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas to supply a 25,000 psi blowout preventer stack and 25,000 psi manifold. Cameron delivered the industry's first and only 13-5/8" 25,000 psi blowout preventer to Freeport-McMoRan in 2011.  After successful and extensive use in the Gulf of Mexico, Freeport-McMoRan has decided to place this... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Controls & Controllers, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Principal Technology Supplies Surface Equipment for Palo Petroleum's Heavy Oil Field in Missouri

April 1, 2014

Principal Technology's Engineering, Systems and Industrial Fabrication Divisions Coordinate to Provide Turnkey Support to Remote Drilling Site Plano, Texas – Principal Technology Inc., a provider of total system solutions for natural gas, refining, chemical, process and manufacturing facilities, is supporting Palo Petroleum, Inc. with surface equipment for an enhanced heavy oil production... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

New Technology Takes Water Out of Coal Separation

March 31, 2014

Mineral Separation Technologies Introduces New System COAL CENTER, Pa., -- Mineral Separation Technologies announced today that it has created a new product, the DriJet 100, that separates coal and ash without using water or chemicals. The introduction of the DriJet 100 follows the recent chemical spill on the Elk River in Charleston, West Virginia. A liquid used for separating coal leaked from a... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Portable Tools

Quick-Change Block System maximizes uptime.

March 31, 2014

For surface mining and trenching machines, no-weld QC42 Quick Change Block System cuts time needed to change block from machine base from 60–90 min down to 10–15 min. System features 1070 spring steel retainer that provides added safety feature to keep unit together when not fully engaged from tapered press fit. Rubber bumper stops keep block from over-locking, while hardfaced block face... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Neste Oil Chooses Metso's Automation and Valve Technology for the Production of High-Octane Gasoline

March 26, 2014

The process unit under construction at Neste Oil's refinery in Porvoo, Finland, transforms gasoline fractions into more valuable and higher-quality gasoline components. Automation's role is to ensure accurate control and safety in the demanding process. Neste Oil and Metso have agreed on the delivery of automation and valve technology for the refinery unit under construction at Neste Oil's Porvoo... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Celanese and Airborne Oil & Gas Sign Strategic Supply Agreement for Deepwater Thermoplastic Composite Pipes

March 14, 2014

Multi-year Agreement to Improve Materials, Systems and Solutions DALLAS, FRANKFURT, SHANGHAI – Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, and Airborne Oil Gas B.V., the global leading supplier of spoolable thermoplastic composite pipe systems for deepwater offshore operations, today announced the signing of a strategic supply agreement for the... Read More

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

Diamond Coring Drill Rig supports deep hole drilling.

March 11, 2014

Combining 110 kW power pack, 128 kN feed frame, rotation unit, foot clamp, and controller, Model LM110 provides high pullback force and fast rod-handling rate for maximum drilling productivity. Components can be interchanged to adapt to customer requirements as their needs change. For optimized safety, hands-free making or breaking of joints, and semi-autonomous drilling, Model LM110 can be... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Independence Oilfield Chemicals Introduces New Crosslinking System, Enables Lower Chemical Content for Fluids in Unconventional Shale Fracturing

March 10, 2014

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, -- Independence Oilfield Chemicals, LLC (IOC) has developed a new chemistry specifically designed for ultra-low polymer concentrations as part of their CoFlo(TM) (Cooperative Flow Back) initiative. Within this concept is IOC's VisFlo(TM)-100 crosslinking system (patent pending), the industry's first to combine the advantages of slickwater and guar-based systems in hydraulic... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

GEA Wins Contract from Chinese Company to Participate in Africa's First Potash Production Plant

March 7, 2014

GEA Barr-Rosin has recently been awarded contracts to provide a Chinese Canadian Company with drying and conditioning systems for Africa's first potash processing plant. The new plant, which is to be located in the Republic of Congo, will be an important step towards establishing the potash industry in Africa and shows GEA's continuous support to the industry as it expands into new territories.... Read More

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

PMC-Colinet Streamlines Huge Pipe Keyway Machining with Unique Angle Head from Heimatec

January 31, 2014

Ohio manufacturer of oil field equipment saves 184 hours on one high-precision cutting tool head made of Nitralloy® PMC-Colinet has a long history in the pipe and tube market, having started in 1912 and introduced the world's first carbide-tooled pipe threading machine in 1958.  Today, the company is established as a primary supplier of machines to the OCTG sector.   Its customers... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Luber-finer® Featuring Award-Winning Products and Newest Heavy-Duty Filter Line at HDAW'14

January 27, 2014

Perrysburg, OH – Luber-finer® is proud to announce it will be attending the 2014 Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW'14) taking place January 27-30 in Las Vegas, NV. Luber-finer will be featuring current products and its newest line of filters. Stop by Booth # 727 to learn more about the exciting 2014 line of Luber-finer products and to see why it is the brand that is Built To Do More™. "We... Read More

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

GE Power Conversion Supplies Dynamic Positioning for Cylindrical Accommodation Vessel Built by Cosco for Logitel Offshore Pte

December 18, 2013

Position Control Systems Comply with DYNPOS AUTRO Notations Logitel Offshore's Floating Accommodation Unit is First of Its Type Designed by Sevan Marine Cefront Technology Chinese Shipbuilding Market is Growing in Importance SHANGHAI – GE's Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) has again demonstrated its strength in this sector by winning a contract for the supply of dynamic positioning (DP)... Read More

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

GE Oil & Gas' Zenith Technology Achieves Reliability Milestone in High Temperature Well Monitoring

December 3, 2013

ABERDEENSHIRE, U.K – Demonstrating GE's growing monitoring capabilities for the artificial lift sector, GE Oil & Gas' (NYSE: GE) Zenith HT™ high temperature well monitoring technology has surpassed 1,000 operating days. The milestone reflects the technology's leadership in downhole gauge reliability by being able to survive hostile conditions for longer periods and at higher temperatures... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

Saint-Gobain Seals Group's Meldin® 5000 Series Qualified as Backup Ring in Down Hole Drilling Application

November 26, 2013

GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA – Saint-Gobain Seals Group's Meldin® 5000 series offering has been selected for packing kit backup rings for a down hole drilling application in the oil and gas market.  The Meldin® 5000 series based on polyetheretherketone (PEEK) belongs to the Meldin® HT product family, which includes other high performance, polymer-based custom thermoplastic solutions.... Read More

Green & Clean, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Software

Honeywell to Modernize Petrochemical Plants in China

November 21, 2013

Advanced Process Control and Optimization Technologies to Increase Profitability at Sinopec Plants SHANGHAI – Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced that it was selected by the Sinopec Maoming Company for business management and automation technology that will rejuvenate and improve operational performance at aging petrochemical plants in Guangdong Province, China. Honeywell’s Profit Suite R400... Read More

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

Scratching More than the Surface. Action Bearing Now Serving the Mining Industry

November 15, 2013

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – Action Bearing a Boston based bearing company catering to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) markets throughout the world now supplies bearings and related products to the Mining industry. "The mining industry combines the challenges of harsh environments, extremely high load capacities and the need to operate where... Read More

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

Scratching More than the Surface. Emerson Bearing Now Serving the Mining Industry

November 14, 2013

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – Emerson Bearing a Boston based bearing company catering to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) markets throughout the world now supplies bearings and related products to the Mining industry. "The mining industry combines the challenges of harsh environments, extremely high load capacities and the need to operate where... Read More