Controls and Controllers

Aker Solutions ASA : Subsea Production System Award to Aker Solutions

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...

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Multipliers

Packers Plus Installs the First Ever 60 Stage Open Hole Completion

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...

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Innovative TPE Chemistry Yields Three Ways to Bond Tubing Made from Medalist® Medical Elastomers to Standard Connectors
Rubber

Innovative TPE Chemistry Yields Three Ways to Bond Tubing Made from Medalist® Medical Elastomers to Standard Connectors

Breakthrough Increases Potential of Medalist MD-500 Series Compounds as the First Practical Alternative to PVC in Tubing PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A.: Teknor Apex Company has developed three systems for bonding tubing made from its Medalist® medical elastomers to traditional connectors, it was announced today by the company's Thermoplastic Elastomer Division. The new technologies broaden the...

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A Christmas Tree Gauge for All Seasons
Gages

A Christmas Tree Gauge for All Seasons

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 Â-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...

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Signal Products fully conform to SIL 1 and 2 requirements.
Signals

Signal Products fully conform to SIL 1 and 2 requirements.

Safety Integrity Level (SIL) audible and visual signaling devices utilize self-monitoring circuitry and fault-indicating contact closures to alert of failure or initiate shut down/lock out of machinery until corrective action can be achieved. With full statistical data supporting conformity to SIL 1 and SIL 2 requirements, products provide safety engineers with solutions for fulfilling their...

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Hose

Weir Minerals Linatex Launches a Powerhouse of Hose Options

Preformed hose bend, wear indicator system, enhanced cut end hose system Gallatin, TN - November 21, 2011 - Weir Minerals Linatex, a business unit within The Weir Group PLC, announces the release of two new products and one new product enhancement. These product launches provide Weir Minerals Linatex with a new competitive advantage not enjoyed by other hose manufacturers. The introduction of...

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

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

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,...

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Automation Systems

Subsea Production System Contract Awarded to Aker Solutions

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,...

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Vent Port Calibration Connector facilitates in-field work.
Connectors

Vent Port Calibration Connector facilitates in-field work.

Designed for insertion into transmitter vent port, VP Series allows calibration without disconnecting instrument. Vent port plug is removed, and connector is inserted and tightened in field. Enabling calibration directly on transmitter bleed port, plug-and-play connectors feature 1/8 in. NPT female termination port that connects to FasCal hose assembly. Connectors are manufactured from...

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Motors

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

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...

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