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BP fined $50 millionBP has agreed to pay $50 million to the state of Texas to resolve air pollution allegations related to the March 2005 explosion at its Texas City refinery, according to a statement..
HP Impact: US investment in GHG mitigation technologies
According to a study conducted by T2 and Associates on behalf of the American Petroleum Institute, North American investments in greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigating technologies are estimated to have tota..
HP Impact: US welding equipment demand to exceed $7 billion
Demand in the US for welding equipment and consumables is forecast to increase 6.4% annually to $7.1 billion in 2015 (Table 1). Gains will be driven by continued recovery from the economic recession e..
HP Impact: Saudi petrochemical executives host meeting with senior Chinese official
Officials with petrochemical major Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) hosted senior Chinese official He Lifeng (vice party secretary of the Tianjin city government) in early November at its headquar..
HP Innovations: HPInnovations
Optimize low TOC range monitoringHow can a monitoring system, with a very short response time and a reliable and fast validation/calibration method, enable reuse of pure and hot water by monitoring st..
HP Construction: North America
Alfa Laval has an order to supply newly developed equipment for cleaning industrial wastewater in Canada. The order value is approximately SEK 60 million and delivery is scheduled for 2012.The order f..
HP Construction: South America
PEMEX has acquired 45 of the latest Model 5100 HD series gas analyzers from AMETEK Process Instruments to monitor moisture levels in natural gas at monitoring stations throughout Mexico. Based on tuna..
HP Construction: Europe
RusTurboMash LLC, a joint venture of Siemens Energy and Iskra-Avigaz, has inaugurated a new compressor-manufacturing plant in Perm, Russia. Siemens holds a 51% stake in the joint venture and Iskra-Avi..
HP Construction: Middle East
Burckhardt Compression has an order from Petroleum Development Oman LLC to deliver one process gas compressor for a new miscible gas injection (MGI) facility in the Sultanate of Oman. The responsible ..
HP Construction: Asia-Pacific
MAN Diesel & Turbo has an order for 24 compressor units for an integrated chemical complex in Chongqing, China. The order size is about 50 million. Designed as a combined plant, the chemical com..
HP Associations: The inside scoop from NPRA’s technology forum
On the first day of this years National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA) Q&A and Technology Forum in San Antonio (which took place October 912), delegates noted that increased..
High-temperature filters offer optimal performance and low cost of ownership The Porvair Filtration Groups new technical brochure describes its expanded range of Sinterflo metal filters for..
Scalable instruments for pressure, DP flow and level applications The Rosemount 3051S series of instrumentation was reportedly the worlds first scalable platform for integrated pressure, fl..