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Why Air Valves are Needed in Water Applications

Why Air Valves are Needed in Water Applications

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Smart Technology Transforming Oil & Gas Industry

Wednesday, 21 June 2017  |  Chris Guy

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Chesterton Expands Environmental Consulting Expertise

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A.W. Chesterton Company  is expanding its global environmental solutions expertise with the addition of two highly experienced industrial emissions specialists, Bronson Pate and Beau Stander. Both will be joining FluidEfficiency, a Chesterton business group. Pate and Stander will serve in the ro...

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VMA Members Take Home 2016 Plant Engineering Awards

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Plant Engineering celebrated its 29th anniversary of the Product of the Year award program this year. The winners were honored at the annual Engineering Awards in Manufacturing dinner on April 3, 2017, in Chicago, hosted by CFE Media.

Emerson Automation Solutions took home a Bronze Award in the Asset Ma...

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Smart Technology Transforming Oil & Gas Industry

12 HOURS AGO

“A new cadre of services companies, trying to sell the energy industry on the promise of a more efficient digital age, is fighting to get smart technology onto pipes, tanks, platforms and drills, in some cases deeply discounting prices to gain market share,” the Houston Chronicle reports .

C...

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U.S. Refineries Running at Record-High Levels

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Gross inputs to U.S. petroleum refineries, also referred to as refinery runs, averaged a record high 17.7 million barrels per day (b/d) for the week ending May 26, before dropping slightly to 17.5 million b/d for the week ending June 2 and 17.6 million b/d for the week ending June 9. According to th...

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U.S. Economic Picture for First Half of 2017 Changes Little

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Economic indicators released in May and June point to continued moderate growth and a mostly unchanged outlook for the U.S. The economy is approaching full employment, long-term inflation expectations remain anchored despite a recent dip in inflation, and real GDP is projected to grow at a moderate ra...

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Global Spending on Robots to Hit $87 Billion by 2025

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The global market for robotics is growing far faster than expected and is projected to reach $87 billion by 2025, according to new research by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Updating its previous estimate of $67 billion from three years ago, the BCG recently revised its forecast sharply higher, mo...

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Oil and Gas Industry's Costs of Doing Business Slide

The oil and gas industry’s costs of doing business are falling amid a pullback in activity and the global recession, according to a pair of indexes kept by IHS/Cambridge Energy Research Associates released Friday.

 

However, the decline in costs is much slower than crude’s swift fall from last year’s unprecedented three-digit highs.

 

Source: Houston Chronicle

 

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