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Oil & Gas news, February 2011

To meet future pollution control regulations, ships will be obliged to switch from viscous high-sulphur heavy fuel oil to poorly lubricating thin distillat

 

KSB AG will deliver 44 process pumps as well as various auxiliary systems and frequency inverters by April 2011 for a coal gasification plant in the east I

 

Pump specialist Colfax Corp has bought Rosscor Holding BV, a Dutch supplier of multiphase pumping technology (MPP) and related technologies for the global

 

GE Oil & Gas is acquiring John Wood Group plc’s Well Support division, including its electric submersible pump business, in a US$2.8 billion deal.

 

Russian pump manufacturer HMS Hydraulic Machines & Systems Group plc has started trading on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker HMSG.

 

Some of the money recently confiscated from the Weir Group for breaching UN sanctions on Iraq will be spent on Iraqi water projects.

 

Wood Group says that it is evaluating the possible sale of its Well Support division.

 

Industrial plants frequently employ oversized pumps out of caution. Pressure losses, and consequently energy consumption, may thus be unnecessarily high. D

 

JC Carter LLC, the cryogenic submerged motor pump company, is to design and manufacture 22 third generation pumps for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) term

 

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