Valves

Metso receives major oil and gas valve orders from Chinese petchem customers

Metso has received four major valve orders for the oil and gas industry from Chinese petrochemical customers.

Redesign, simplify and demonstrate facts

Vila Forteza, M., Repsol SA

The Petronor oil refinery is located in northeastern Spain. Recently, the facility converted its last rolling element-equipped machine from liquid oil lubrication to pure (“dry-sump”) oil mist.

Metso awarded distribution agreement with Croatia-based Eco Consult

Metso is expanding the coverage of its flow control solutions with a distribution agreement with the Croatia-based company Eco Consult d.o.o. The agreement was signed in 2017, and orders have already been placed for refinery and geothermal projects.

Roundtable: The reality of process safety risk

Cline, G., Keim, K., Aberdeen Group; Neill, M., Petrotechnics North America; Thomas, J., Process Improvement Institute

Unavoidably, process safety risks are often managed in different parts of an organization.

MOGAS to supply isolation valves from Hengli petchem complex

HOUSTON — MOGAS Industries, Inc. recently received contracts to supply severe service isolation valves to Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) Refinery Co., Ltd for a new heavy oils construction project on ChangXing Island in Dalian City Liaoning, China.

Metso announces four new valve distribution agreements in India

Metso strengthens its presence in India with the signing of four non-exclusive distribution agreements for its valve products.

Does your control valve talk?

Almas, A., Palmela

Pneumatic operated control valves (POCVs) are consistently the most used control final element for process control across most industries—in some cases, they are also part of the safety instrumented systems (SISs) layer.

Metso signs distribution agreement with Process Control Equipment

Metso has signed a distribution agreement for its valve products with Process Control Equipment (PCE) to cover UK, Benelux and Spain. Under the non-exclusive agreement, PCE will add to its current portfolio of Metso's Neles and Jamesbury product families for all process industries in all countries. PCE has been distributing Metso's Jamesbury valves in the UK since 2012.

Velan launches the Securaseal R-series cast

HOUSTON, TX — Velan introduced the all new Securaseal R-series cast metal-seated ball valve at Valve World Expo in Houston, Texas. The new R-series cast product line leverages Velan’s extensive severe service technology and places it in an optimized package suitable for most processes with fluid slurries and high temperatures, the company said in a press release.

Innovations

Andrew, Bob, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Siemens has been working closely with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on a cyber security project.