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Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft Supply BHP Billiton With Enterprise Historian Solution

Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft have reached an agreement with BHP Billiton, the world’s largest diversified mining company, for the installation of an enterprise historian, a production intelligence platform, at the company’s iron ore operations in Australia. Design is underway with installation to be completed by the end of 2016. The…

Valmet Enters into New Partnerships to Expand its Power and Process Industry Automation Business in Hungary, Spain and India

Valmet has signed new value-added reseller (VAR) agreements for power and process industry automation in Hungary, Spain and India. The agreements are in line with Valmet's strategy to expand its power and process automation business around the world through close partnerships with local recognized engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies,…

Dewa to Build 64 New Power Stations by 2019

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has announced plans to build 64 new power stations over the next three years at an investment of Dh6.7 billion ($1.82 billion). These new substations will be linked to existing electricity networks to enhance their capacity, efficiency, and reliability, said a statement from the…

Siemens and Iraq Sign Landmark Energy Cooperation Agreement

Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Government of the Republic of Iraq to strengthen the collaboration with the Ministry of Energy as well as Ministry of Oil & Gas for modernizing the energy infrastructure and the Oil & Gas sector. In the presence of the…

Saudi Aramco Oilfield Expansion Nearing Completion

The expansion of Saudi Arabia's Shaybah oilfield, which will boost production capacity from the southeastern field by 250,000 barrels per day (bpd), will be completed in few months, industry sources familiar with the matter said. State oil giant Saudi Aramco has said it was expanding the Shaybah and Khurais oilfields…

Okuma Announces HEMAQ as Distributor for Central America, Cuba, and Dominican Republic

HEMAQ will leverage 27 years of Okuma experience to help manufacturers in these new regions. Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tool manufacturing, is pleased to announce HEMAQ S.A. de C.V. as the exclusive distributor for Central America, Cuba and the Dominican Republic. HEMAQ has been representing…

Emerson Introduces Wirelessly-Monitored Storage Tank Safety Valves

Emerson Process Management has introduced the Enardo 850/950 series of wirelessly-monitored pressure vacuum relief valves (PVRVs) that provide safety and emissions control by managing the pressure in storage tanks in the oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical industries. The pressure in storage tanks fluctuates due to changes in temperature,…

ABB to Provide Equipment and Services for the World’s Largest Floating Facility

ABB has won a five-year contract to deliver equipment and services for Shell’s Prelude FLNG, the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, the largest floating facility ever built. ABB’s equipment will minimize downtime and optimize the efficiency of the facility. The order includes the delivery of motors, generators,…

High-performance industrial pressure transmitters from TT Electronics offer OEMs excellent long-term stability

TT Electronics today announced the market introduction of its TPL Series family of high-performance industrial pressure transmitters. The TPL Series is digitally compensated to provide accurate, reliable pressure measurements with excellent long-term stability. They are ideally suited for OEM requirements within the industrial automation, hydraulics and pneumatics, agricultural and off-road…

Siemens Highlights Digitalisation in Oman's Oil Sector

Siemens, a global technology powerhouse, is highlighting technology’s ability to reduce production and operations costs within Oman’s oil and gas sector at the Oil and Gas West Asia Exhibition and Conference in Muscat. The company is demonstrating how continued efforts within the Sultanate to embrace advanced technologies in the oil…