Valve World features interviews with flow control specialists, materials specialists, engineers and end-users from around the world. Conducted by the Editor in Chief, the interview cover various topics such flow control issues, turn arounds, maintenance, new project development etc. A selection of these interviews can be found below.

Mongolian oil company buys into North Korean refin

Mongolian oil trading and processing company, HBOil, has bought a 20% stake in North Korea's Sungri refinery. HBOil said that it plans to supply crude oil to the state-owned Sungri refinery for processing and then re-import the products to Mongolia.

Learning Opp. for Pneumatic Process Equipment

A two-day course on pneumatic process equipment was recently co-organised by Skilledin and Albeda College in Rotterdam.

AUMA UK opens its doors to the VW TV Team!

David Sear enjoyed a return visit to AUMA UK, where staff were as welcoming as ever.

Bernard Controls invests in Middle East support st

newsitemIn order to better serve projects in the Middle East, Bernard Controls has established a support structure that focuses on not just the operating companies in the region, but also the EPCs in Korea and the valve OEMs in Italy, explains VP Tony Stark.

ADIPEC 2012 promotes sustainable energy growth

Held from 11-14 November in Abu Dhabi, the 2012 ADIPEC again proved to be a superb platform for the oil and gas industries in the Middle East. Combining a leading conference as well as a major exhibition, the ADIPEC draws in supply companies and visitors from around the globe. Valve World used the occasion to talk to some of the valve and actuator suppliers active in the region.

Plenty to admire at Pumps & Valves 2012

The Pumps & Valves 2012 event, which was held on 18 and 19 April in Antwerp, Belgium, was a focal point for many industries and flow control experts in Belgium, Holland, and even Northern France.

StocExpo cements role for tank terminal sector

Check our VIDEO INTERVIEWS during the latest StocExpo, held from 13-15 March 2012 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

How double block and bleed valves work:

video interviews with Dave Pasco and Charles Scriwanek about using ball valves and plug valves for DBB technology.

Virago Valves to represent Franklin in Europe:

David Sear talks to Virago’s Ronald Bakker about what the deal could mean for (new) clients.

If you can take the heat…:

 how a solid business plan is helping MRC go from strength to strength.

Top executives at MRC report on their recent acquisition of VSC.