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BC gas line expansion?

Westcoast Energy is considering expanding the southern portion of British Columbia’s main gas line because of growing demand for natural gas in the US Pacific Northwest.

Dutch dealer for Jordan Valves

On 1 January 2001 the Inrada Group, based in Schiedam, the Netherlands, acquired the official dealership of the American valve manufacturer Jordan Valves.

Technip in Angola contract

The Cabinda Gulf Oil Co. (CABGOC ) has awarded Technip a services contract for the development of the Benguela-Belize-Tombocco oilfields, offshore Angola.

Hydrogen storage venture

Shell Hydrogen, Hydro-Québec (HQ) and Gesellschaft für Elektrometallurgie (GfE) have announced plans to establish a joint venture for developing, manufacturing and marketing hydrogen storage products.

Cartonboard mill for Saudi Arabia

The Obeikan Industrial Investment Group is to invest in a new greenfield mill in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The project will be jointly financed by Obeikan and the Saudi Industrial Development Fund for a total capital investment cost of over USD 100 million.

Effluent diffuser Valves

The Red Valve Company Inc. has introduced the Tideflex® Effluent Diffuser Valves.

Leengate appointed Alfa’s distributor

Leengate Valves, a division of Gas Instrument Services Ltd based in Derbyshire, UK, has been appointed a sole distributor of the Alfa Valvole range of ball valves.

Five Valve Manifolds

Hex Valve has introduced its HM57 Five Valve Manifold, which combines two shut-off valves, two equalising valves, and a vent/calibration valve into a single, compact assembly.

Steam-cracker for Nanjing, China

BASF-YPC Company Ltd has awarded a contract to the Shaw Group Inc. for the engineering, procurement, and construction of its 600,000 metric tons-per-year steam-cracker and related facilities to be built in Nanjing, China.

Industrial power plant for Finland

Foster Wheeler Energia Oy, has won a turnkey contract from Aanevoima Oy to supply an industrial power plant for Metsa-Serla Aanekoski mills in central Finland. More…