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Behavioral Aspects of Compliance with Workplace Safety Measures

Behavioral Aspects of Compliance with Workplace Safety Measures

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Control Valve Selection for Severe Service

Control Valve Selection for Severe Service

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The Adventures of Duke Waters: Chapter 4

The Adventures of Duke Waters: Chapter 4

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U.S. Refinery Runs to Decline for First Time in 10 Years

14 HOURS AGO  |  Chris Guy

U.S. gross inputs to refineries, also known as refinery runs, have increased each year since 2009, most recently reaching a record high of 17.3M barre...

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Flowserve Supporting Shell’s Prelude FLNG Facility

3 DAYS AGO

Flowserve has entered into a five-year contract with Shell Australia to provide general maintenance services for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility, which is producing natural gas from an offshore field in Western Australia.

The Shell-operated Prelude FLNG facility is ...

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Curtiss-Wright Awarded $80M in U.S. Navy Contracts

5 DAYS AGO

Curtiss-Wright Corporation has been awarded contracts valued in excess of $80 million to provide propulsion valves for the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class nuclear powered attack submarine and Columbia-class submarines programs. The awards were received from Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. to support sh...

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U.S. Refinery Runs to Decline for First Time in 10 Years

14 HOURS AGO

U.S. gross inputs to refineries, also known as refinery runs, have increased each year since 2009, most recently reaching a record high of 17.3M barrels per day (b/d) in 2018. However, based on its monthly refinery run data through May and forecast for the remainder of 2019, the U.S. Energy Informat...

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Natural Gas Deliveries to LNG Export Facilities Set Record

14 HOURS AGO

Natural gas deliveries to U.S. facilities producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) for export set a monthly record in July 2019, averaging 6.0B cubic feet per day (cf/d)—7% of the total U.S. dry natural gas production—according to data from OPIS PointLogic Energy. In the first seven months ...

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Manufacturing Productivity Down 1.6% in Second Quarter

16 HOURS AGO

Manufacturing sector labor productivity decreased 1.6% in the second quarter of 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor reports , as output decreased 2.1% and hours worked declined 0.5%. Productivity declined 0.9% in the durable manufacturing sector, reflecting a 1.8% decrease in output and a 0.9% decrease...

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Industrial Production Dropped in July

4 DAYS AGO

U.S. industrial production declined 0.2% in July. Manufacturing output decreased 0.4% last month and has fallen more than 1.5% since December 2018. Durables, nondurables and other manufacturing all posted decreases in July. Production fell for most major durable goods categories. The largest declines ...

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