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ABB to help Abu Dhabi petroleum facility integrate automation and electrification solutions
November 16, 2018

ABB to help Abu Dhabi petroleum facility integrate automation and electrification solutions

The upgrade will include a fully integrated ABB Electrical, Control and Telecommunication (ECT) solution with 45 power and capacitor bank skids, as well as centralized and localized automation systems.

IFS Study: Double-digit increases in industrial IoT sophistication this year
November 09, 2018

IFS Study: Double-digit increases in industrial IoT sophistication this year

Executives at respondent companies, ranging from manufacturers to trade contractors and oil and gas companies, are collecting more data from connected devices, integrating it with other systems in new ways, and making IoT more central to their businesses.

ABB to enhance process and power management for Philippines petrochemical facility
October 29, 2018

ABB to enhance process and power management for Philippines petrochemical facility

The scope of supply includes 69kV high voltage air-insulated switchgear, UniGear medium-voltage switchgear, MNS low-voltage switchgear, power and distribution transformers, a capacitor bank, soft starter, IS-limiters and a process power management system.

ABB to help provide enclosures for Brazilian pipeline network
September 28, 2018

ABB to help provide enclosures for Brazilian pipeline network

ABB will provide E-houses for the 47 pumping stations along the pipeline, spread across 47 kilometers, connecting a station being built in São Bernardo do Campo to the Capuava Refinery (RECAP) in Mauá in São Paulo.

ABB helps enhance SCADA, security for Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline
September 20, 2018

ABB helps enhance SCADA, security for Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline

As part of the project and for the first time in a subsea water crossing, ABB has installed a fiber optic leak detection and subsea pipeline monitoring system detecting events such as anchor drag.

Honeywell UOP introduces Alfa Laval Packinox as member of Honeywell Connected Plant initiative
September 19, 2018

Honeywell UOP introduces Alfa Laval Packinox as member of Honeywell Connected Plant initiative

Through the Honeywell Connected Plant initiative, Alfa Laval can help refiners and petrochemical producers improve operation and operating reliability of their Alfa Laval Packinox special welded heat exchangers

National Energy Services Reunited to partner with Dhahran Techno Valley Company to build research center
September 13, 2018

National Energy Services Reunited to partner with Dhahran Techno Valley Company to build research center

The agreement calls for the creation of a global center for the development of scientific research in DTVC.

Honeywell to help Egyptian petrochemical company enhance propylene production
June 28, 2018

Honeywell to help Egyptian petrochemical company enhance propylene production

Honeywell also will provide the process design package, proprietary and non-proprietary equipment, on-site operator training, technical services for startup and continuing operation, and catalysts and adsorbents for the project.

ABB to help integrate automation and safety systems for Norwegian oil field development project
May 01, 2018

ABB to help integrate automation and safety systems for Norwegian oil field development project

Located in the Barents Sea, north of the Arctic Circle, the field will be developed with an FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading production vessel) and subsea installation with 30 wells. The field has volumes estimated at between 400 and 600 million barrels of oil.

Honeywell and Equate announce cooperation to develop petrochemical technologies
February 26, 2018

Honeywell and Equate announce cooperation to develop petrochemical technologies

As part of the MOU, EQUATE will test Honeywell technologies, including the latest additions to the Honeywell Connected Plant portfolio, as well as assess EQUATE’s requirements and ideas at Honeywell facilities.

AspenTech to provide asset management software to Mediterranean refinery
January 26, 2018

AspenTech to provide asset management software to Mediterranean refinery

Aspen Mtell is part of the aspenONE Asset Performance Management (APM) software suite combining big data, machine learning and process knowledge to maximize performance across the design, operations and maintenance asset lifecycle.

Koch-Glitsch partners with INVISTA Performance Technology to bring DTL process technology to refineries
January 12, 2018

Koch-Glitsch partners with INVISTA Performance Technology to bring DTL process technology to refineries

DTL process technology converts light olefins, present in fluidized-bed catalytic cracking (FCC) off-gas, coker off-gas and other refinery streams, into high-octane gasoline blend stock.

HIMA to support safety instrumented systems Ichthys LNG Project in Australia
January 10, 2018

HIMA to support safety instrumented systems Ichthys LNG Project in Australia

HIMA will be responsible for supporting INPEX in maintaining the safety instrumented systems on Ichthys LNG including the supply of parts, and services to ensure that the safety system is operating at its optimum.

Endress+Hauser announces partnership with 3 companies to enhance digital transition in Oil & Gas
January 08, 2018

Endress+Hauser announces partnership with 3 companies to enhance digital transition in Oil & Gas

The partnership alignment between the automation companies is to inform and better prepare the oil and gas industry and customers for Industry 4.0. The oil and gas industry has played a pivotal role in the economic transformation of the world.

January 04, 2018

Koch-Glitsch and EFT Analytics announce partnership to provide analytics solutions for Oil & Gas industry

This partnership is intended to offer comprehensive visibility of live plant operations leveraging applied machine learning and deep process knowledge.

ABB announces business model change for EPC divisions
December 21, 2017

ABB announces business model change for EPC divisions

ABB announced actions across three divisions to complete the business model change for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) as it ends its transition year 2017.

Siemens earns Society of Mechanical Engineers award for 3D-printed gas turbine blades
December 14, 2017

Siemens earns Society of Mechanical Engineers award for 3D-printed gas turbine blades

The Mechanical Engineering magazine Emerging Technology Awards is the first in the 137-year history of the Society that Mechanical Engineering magazine has singled out such future-focused technologies for recognition.

Endress + Hauser announces acquisition of Blue Ocean Nova
November 08, 2017

Endress + Hauser announces acquisition of Blue Ocean Nova

The Group has acquired Blue Ocean Nova AG, a manufacturer of innovative inline spectrometers for monitoring quality-relevant process parameters. The company’s 15 employees located in Aalen, Germany will be retained.

Emerson and Statoil announce partnership to advance Roxar RMS software
November 02, 2017

Emerson and Statoil announce partnership to advance Roxar RMS software

Under the terms of the three-year agreement, Statoil will share with Emerson some of its Intellectual Property (IP) from its internal “‘Fast Model Update”’ (FMU) workflow that operates within Roxar RMS, with the goal being to make both workflows even more efficient.

Siemens and PAS Global announces partnership to enhance ICS cybersecurity
September 19, 2017

Siemens and PAS Global announces partnership to enhance ICS cybersecurity

Siemens, a global engineering and technology company, and PAS Global, a provider of industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity solutions, announced an agreement to provide fleet-wide, real time monitoring for control systems.

MCAA Report: Mid-sized companies best placed to weather industry downturn
August 16, 2017

MCAA Report: Mid-sized companies best placed to weather industry downturn

The webinar, open only to those companies which participated in the study, provided insight into how companies weathered the difficult market conditions in 2016 when depressed oil prices severely affected business in this industry.

OSI helps New Jersey utility company implement enhanced SCADA platform
August 01, 2017

OSI helps New Jersey utility company implement enhanced SCADA platform

A part of PSE&G’s Energy Strong program, this project has been implemented to increase the resiliency of the company’s electric delivery system and to improve the overall system performance, availability, situational awareness, and security of PSE&G’s distribution operations.

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Yokogawa announces acquisition of TechInvent2 AS
August 01, 2017

Yokogawa announces acquisition of TechInvent2 AS

The Norwegian enterprise holds the rights to FluidCom, a chemical injection metering valve (CIMV). FluidCom prevents blockages and corrosion in oil wells, pipelines, and other facilities and employs a patented technology for thermal control.

IFS Survey: North American Companies are Investing in Big Data, ERP and IoT to Achieve Digital Transformation
June 23, 2017

IFS Survey: North American Companies are Investing in Big Data, ERP and IoT to Achieve Digital Transformation

The Digital Change Survey polled 750 decision makers in 16 countries, including more than 120 in North America, to assess the maturity of digital transformation in sectors such as manufacturing, oil and gas, aviation, construction and contracting, and service.

GE introduces multiple integrated productivity solutions at Minds + Machines Europe
June 20, 2017

GE introduces multiple integrated productivity solutions at Minds + Machines Europe

The event outlined GE's intended path to greater productivity for customers who take advantage of advances in the company’s Asset Performance Management (APM) and ServiceMax industrial applications, powered by Predix, GE’s platform for the Industrial Internet.

MCAA Market Forecast Projects Industry to be worth $14 Billion by 2021
June 19, 2017

MCAA Market Forecast Projects Industry to be worth $14 Billion by 2021

The 2016 Process Instrumentation and Automation market in the United States, valued at $11.7 Billion, is projected to grow 3.6 percent by 2021 to a total of $14 Billion.

TBG announces acquisition of DTN from Schneider Electric
June 07, 2017

TBG announces acquisition of DTN from Schneider Electric

DTN is an independent source of insight and analysis, and decision-support solutions to more than 80,000 subscribers worldwide in agriculture, oil and gas, trading and weather-sensitive industries.

June 07, 2017

OSIsoft announces Softbank acquisition of minority interest

As part of the investment, OSIsoft and SoftBank will collaborate on developing new products and services enabling digital transformation and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and strengthening OSIsoft’s presence in new markets.

Yokogawa to provide process automation tools to Oman petrochemical facility
June 07, 2017

Yokogawa to provide process automation tools to Oman petrochemical facility

The Liwa Plastics Industries Complex is being built in Sohar, on Oman’s northern coast. This package order is for 15 analyzer houses and associated analysis systems consisting of process analyzers and sampling instruments.

Rotork provides LP actuators for Middle East oil refinery
June 06, 2017

Rotork provides LP actuators for Middle East oil refinery

One significant order involves the supply of 70 LP range linear pneumatic actuators for the operation of large gate valves. The order for these actuators includes the assembly and factory testing of local control panels with digital valve positioners.

Emerson announces completion of Total Uncertainty Management program with Statoil
June 05, 2017

Emerson announces completion of Total Uncertainty Management program with Statoil

The program focused on how E&P companies can improve history matching, uncertainty management and quantification across the entire reservoir characterization workflow through Roxar Tempest ENABLE, Emerson’s history matching and uncertainty estimation software solution.

FCI Founders Bob Deane and Mac McQueen named to MCAA Industry Hall of Fame
May 23, 2017

FCI Founders Bob Deane and Mac McQueen named to MCAA Industry Hall of Fame

Bob and Mac began their partnership in 1964 with the development of a thermal flow switch designed to provide service in the the oil/gas industry. Starting in Mac’s home garage, the two engineers improvised with a kitchen candy thermometer, soldering iron, and a bowl of water to prove the validity of their initial sensor concept design and then began manufacturing the devices for a major U.S. oil company.

GBC Survey analyzes digital transformation of the oil and gas sector
May 09, 2017

GBC Survey analyzes digital transformation of the oil and gas sector

In a recent survey published by GBC, the keynote speakers of the IIoT and Digital Solutions for oil and gas conference (OMV, Eni, Petronas and Halliburton) have mentioned that the mind-set change in integrating the IT in the overall business strategy and the breakdown of cultural and technical silos will leverage the speed of the opportunities in this sector and will deeply transform the legacy operations.

ABB announces improvements to High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Light technology
May 03, 2017

ABB announces improvements to High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Light technology

System design enhancements will bring a step change in compactness, with a potential to deliver 350 percent more power per square meter of space used – suitable in applications like offshore wind or interconnections, in terms of converter station footprint be it on offshore platforms or onshore installations.

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Yokogawa partners with Dover Energy Automation to introduce "Well Managed" product portfolio
May 01, 2017

Yokogawa partners with Dover Energy Automation to introduce "Well Managed" product portfolio

This collection is designed to deliver an optimized business operations solution to customers, allowing both companies to solve challenges across the oil and gas industry.

TrendMiner software selected by Total to deliver analytics for refining and chemical activities
May 01, 2017

TrendMiner software selected by Total to deliver analytics for refining and chemical activities

With TrendMiner, process and mechanical engineers and operators can identify trends in their processes, look for similar trends in the past, fingerprint operating windows, monitor behavior, send notifications to engineering or control room staff and predict deviations in live processes.

Rockwell to share digital automation solutions at Offshore Technology Conference
April 28, 2017

Rockwell to share digital automation solutions at Offshore Technology Conference

Visitors to the Rockwell Automation booth (NRG Center, Booth 847) will also learn about the latest control and safety solutions for subsea and topside, including emergency shutdown and blowout prevention.

April 19, 2017

Red Trident named as Siemens Solution Partner for Industrial Networks

Red Trident’s RF engineering solutions and services include deploying wireless backhaul networks, conducting full RF spectrum analysis, terrain analysis, signal loss analysis, submitting FCC filings, and designing and managing point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and static or dynamic mesh networks.

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Honeywell announces expansion of Russian natural gas plant
April 19, 2017

Honeywell announces expansion of Russian natural gas plant

The expansion will include new production lines, equipment and training at the company’s existing plant in the Nizhny Novgorod region of Russia. The plant is part of Honeywell’s Elster Gazelektronika business.