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Metso Automation & Trade-Ranger Sign Membership Ag

Metso Automation, a leading developer of control and ESD valve technology and related products used in processing plants worldwide, has entered into a membership agreement with Trade-Ranger, the Internet marketplace launched by 14 leading energy and petrochemical companies.

Leslie announces new handbook

Leslie Controls Inc., a division of Circor International, has announced a new Control Valve Handbook. This new manual details Leslie's complete product line of general and severe service control valves.

Turkish oil company invests in oil fields

The Turkish Pet Oil company has invested USD 178 million in the exploration of the Kalamaddin-Mishovdag onshore fields in Azerbaijan, said the president of the company, Guntekin Koksal, in the opening ceremony of the Pet Oil's office, a subsidiary of Pet Holding, in Baku.

Nigeria, Japan Sign Power Cooperation Pact

The Nigeria National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) Saturday signed a pact of 62 million U.S. dollars with Japan's power equipment company Marubent. Liyel Imoke, chairman of NEPA's technical board, was quoted as saying that the Japanese company will install six new power generating turbines.

Oil find in northern Aegean

A private Greek firm has discovered new oil deposits in the northern Aegean seabed off the island of Thassos, according to local media reports.

FCx in US supply partnerships

FCx Performance Inc. companies have sealed two major new sole supply agreements in the US flow-control marketplace.

DRAG® valves for India plants

The Maharashtra State Electricity Board has placed an order worth nearly USD 1,500,000 with CCI for 64 replacement superheater and reheater spray-water control valves as well as steam control for five coal-fired plants in Maharashtra State, India.

New material for sanitary valves

Jordan Valve has introduced the Gylon ® diaphragm material on all MK95/MK96 pressure regulators for sanitary service.

Fail-safe isolation

The Feed Water Heater Isolation System from Dewrance, part of Tyco Engineered Products, aims to be a cost-effective alternative to gate valves without the need for major pipework modifications. More…

New positioners from PMV

PMV, of Kaarst, Germany, has introduced the modular positioner P3 and the D3 digital valve positioners.