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DeepOcean awarded NOK 2bn in subsea contracts

Ocean services provider DeepOcean has been awarded substantial contracts from Equinor, ConocoPhillips, and BP worth a total of NOK 2bn.

Namibia and Angola ministries enter an agreement

Angola’s Ministry of Mineral Resources, Petroleum and Gas and Namibia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)

Emerson launches pressure-reducing regulator

Emerson has launched a pressure-reducing regulator specially designed for use onboard commercial hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

Severn exceeds major oil company’s expectations

Severn was approached by a leading international oil company to replace the main water injection valve on their FPSO due to the existing valve passing and so not being able to generate the required pressure.

Additive manufacturing service to disrupt MRO market

The use of additive manufacturing has the potential to revolutionise in-field control valve maintenance

VDL Groep acquires Italian family company Olocco

VDL Groep has acquired the Italian company Olocco. Olocco is a manufacturer of so-called rotary valves and industrial diverting valves.

Valve Manufacturers Association announce new leadership

The Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) has elected its 2022-2023 Board of Directors.

Penspen launches Energy Transition Consultancy

Penspen launched its dedicated Energy Transition Consultancy a multi-disciplinary centre of expertise to lead the international energy industry on the pathway to net zero emissions.

RACKON-X: the first Rack&Pinion actuator with data-tracking unit and wireless transmission

RACKON-X, the revolutionary pneumatic actuator equipped with a data tracking unit for monitoring and storing key operating data. The innovative system, developed entirely by OMAL's R&D Department, can record and wireless transmit the key actuator data

Sempra announces strategic partnership

Sempra (SRE) has announced that its subsidiary, Sempra Infrastructure, and ConocoPhillips (COP) have executed a 20-year Sale and Purchase Agreement