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Diligent duty holders are the key to utility safety

Added: 14 Nov 2018

Ryan Robinson of Bureau Veritas examines the role of duty holders and how improving due diligence i…

Show Preview: WWEM 2018 and AQE 2018 under one roof for the first time

Added: 29 Oct 2018

Two events will take place at Telford International Centre from 21-22 November, providing process e…

The impact of VFDs upon analytics is a game changer

Added: 17 Oct 2018

GE’s Azeez Mohammed outlines how analytics are giving the process industries the edge, thanks to as…

Something can look like a valve but that doesn't mean it is one

Added: 5 Oct 2018

Ken Roberts of Satron Instruments returns to the subject of field instrument installations with a l…

Can Surface Acoustic Wave technology transform flowmeters?

Added: 2 Oct 2018

Accurate flow control boosts process efficiency and quality, so no wonder companies default to trus…

How protector seals slash pump bearing failure rates

Added: 20 Sep 2018

With advanced retrofittable bearing protector seals readily available on the market, pump bearings …

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Lighting as a service - the breakthrough model for industry

Added: 19 Sep 2018

The legacy approach to lighting is outdated. We need a new process model that treats it as a servic…

It's time for oil and gas to embrace the cost benefits of non-intrusive inspection

Added: 26 Jun 2018

Oil and gas operators are missing a prime opportunity to save on downtime inspection costs yet stil…

Kent Introl’s OEM valve diagnostics service benefits major European oil refinery

Added: 31 May 2018

A leading European oil refinery had suffered long term operational issues with a poorly performing …

3D is revolutionising manufacturing for metal components

Added: 17 Apr 2018

The way we manufacture is changing. Additive manufacturing (or 3D printing) is a quickly growing ar…

Emerson Global Users Exchange EMEA 2018, The Hague

Added: 9 Apr 2018

Size, as they say, isn’t everything. Yet, with 1600 attendees from more than 50 countries and aroun…

The new face of oil & gas – recruiting for 2020

Added: 4 Apr 2018

The future of oil and gas depends upon recruiting more millennials as engineers. The sector’s failu…

Oil & gas: pumps are at the forefront of innovation

Added: 28 Mar 2018

Often represented as overly traditional, the oil and gas sector and the pumps industry are driving …

NEBOSH and HSE qualification improves process safety management

Added: 23 Nov 2017

Improving process safety culture is one of the key benefits that can be realised through appropriat…

Industry 4.0: the antidote to supply chain disruption

Added: 31 Oct 2017

Industry 4.0 and smart use of data is not disrupting the supply chain, says LLamasoft’s Michael Wal…

Oil & gas: the shale debate returns

Added: 4 Jul 2017

Shale is back on the agenda as process industry feedstocks and energy supply are threatened by our …

News viewpoint: how the General Election result will affect the process sectors

Added: 4 Jul 2017

The hung parliament that has emerged diminishes the likelihood of a hard Brexit, but brings other p…

Oil & gas: calmer waters ahead in 2017?

Added: 30 Jan 2017

Oil and gas is showing signs of improvement, but innovation and development will be driven by an ov…

Efficiency factor: pumps offer oil & gas a boost

Added: 25 Jul 2016

As the oil and gas industry struggles through the hardship of depressed oil prices, Dermot Martin i…

Oil & gas: technology and teamwork must reign supreme

Rob Smith | Added: 11 Jul 2016

Battle lines have been drawn as the UK’s oil and gas industry hopes to thrive in the years ahead. R…