New products from Pergam, McElroy, Black Powder Solutions, Mattracks, Dresser-Rand, Olympus, American Innovations, DNV GL and more.
International energy consulting and testing & certification company DNV KEMA earlier this year officially opened a new Multiphase Flow Laboratory (MPFL) in Groningen, the Netherlands.
Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has developed a new deepwater gas pipeline concept that is designed to “significantly reduce the cost of a deep- and ultra-deepwater gas pipeline while still complying with the strictest safety and integrity regime.”
In the oil and gas industry, companies that rely on deficient control and management systems are not only risking loss of production and the asset but also putting lives and the environment in danger. A failure to manage these risks can ultimately lead to a sequence of events that may have consequences on a global scale.
Det Norske Veritas has completed its eight-month forensic examination of the Deepwater Horizon blowout preventer (BOP), made at the request of the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), and determined that the primary cause of trouble was that the blind shear rams intended to cut through the drill pipe were unable to sever a bent pipe. The report is publicly available as of March 23, in two PDF volumes, Vol.
Economic calamities have taken center stage in the administration’s agenda. However, that hasn’t taken anything from the other important programs actively pursued by President Obama’s administration.
In one of the longer-running gas transmission rate dramas in memory, FERC rejected new rates agreed to by Kern River Gas Transmission and almost all of its customers, except Southwest Gas Corp. and BP Energy Co., the latter Kern River’s most dogged antagonist.
How best will the growing volumes of ethanol being produced to comply with federal laws be safely transported from producing plants in regions where there are few fuel transportation assets to consumers?