Oil and Gas Industry Latest Tech Trends

05.06.2014 UBC technology uses C02 to clean oil and gas wastewater

A team of clean energy researchers at the University of British Columbia has received a $500,000 grant to commercialize a new technology that converts excess carbon dioxide and wastewater from the oil and gas sector into reusable water and valuable chemicals.

18.05.2014 Bashneft and General Electric Sign a Contract for Delivery of Equipment for Upgrading Treatment Facilities at Ufa Refineries

Bashneft has signed an agreement with General Electric (GE) for the delivery and installation of main process equipment as part of a project to upgrade biological treatment facilities (BTF) at its Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim subsidiary.

30.04.2014 Yokogawa Releases CENTUM® VP Virtual Operator Trainer

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the development and worldwide release of the CENTUM® VP Virtual Operator Trainer.

29.04.2014 LUKOIL Develops A New Technology of Waste Treatment

The LUKOIL-Nizhegorodniinefteproekt research institute has developed an unrivaled waste-treatment technology for the hydrogen fluoride alkylation units operating at refineries.

25.04.2014 Dresser-Rand Introduces New Magnum® HammerHead™ Valve

Dresser-Rand, a global supplier of rotating equipment solutions to the oil, gas, petrochemical, and process industries, launched its new Magnum® HammerHead™ valve.

09.04.2014 US Navy Develops Technology to Turn Seawater Into Fuel

US Navy scientists have developed a radical new technique to convert seawater into jet fuel.

28.02.2014 ExxonMobil Awards First Commercial License for InteliRed Remote Gas Detection System to Providence Photonics

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company has awarded the first commercial license for its innovative InteliRed™ remote gas detection system to co-developer Providence Photonics, LLC.

18.02.2014 Technip awarded contract to supply technology and services in Russia’s Kazanorgsintez

Technip was awarded by Open Joint Stock Company (OJSC) Kazanorgsintez contract to provide technology and services for a grassroots furnace at Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, Technip’s press office said on February 17.

14.02.2014 UOP PolybedTM Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) System to Provide High Purity Hydrogen for Oil Refining in the UAE

UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today the award of its 1,000th system for purifying hydrogen, which is being installed at  Ruwais Refinery, United Arab Emirates, and operated by the Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (TAKREER).

11.02.2014 Linde to Deliver Two Hydrogen Plants to Russia

Technology company The Linde Group has recently signed an engineering and procurement contract for two hydrogen plants in Nizhnekamsk, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation. The contract was awarded by PSC TAIF-NK, a leader in the oil refining industry in Tatarstan.