The Bergamt Stralsund granted approval for the first section of the Ostsee Anbindungsleitung (OAL) pipeline. The approximately 50-kilometre-long pipeline will connect the planned LNG terminal in the port of Mukran with the German gas pipeline network in Lubmin. The completion of the construction work is scheduled for the end of 2023.
Italian energy company Eni, through its subsidiary Enivibes, and US-based technology company SLB announced an alliance to deploy e-vpms®, a vibroacoustic pipeline monitoring system capable of providing real-time analysis, monitoring and leak detection for pipelines around the world.
Nova Transportadora do Sudeste (NTS) operating Brazil's largest pipeline system, spanning over 2,000 km, has partnered with Atmos, a provider of pipeline management software.
Decom Engineering (Decom) has invested more than $1.2 million to develop its largest Chopsaw to date in response to client demand for larger sized subsea pipe-cutting capability.
The C1-46 Chopsaw has been designed to be useable in water depths of up to 2,000 meters and can cut pipes up to 46” of a wide range of materials in any orientation.
The Scotland-based pipeline service provider STATS Group and the Japanese company Mitsui & Co have agreed over the purchase of 100% of STAT Group’s shares.
Creaform, a business unit of AMETEK, Inc. and a provider of portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, announced today that it released a new version of VXintegrity software, a solution for surface damage assessments that is accessible to all non-destructive testing (NDT) service companies across multiple sectors.
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The German steel pipe manufacturer EUROPIPE GmbH sold its US production company, the Berg Pipe Group, to Borusan Mannesmann Pipe US Inc., a subsidiary of Borusan Mannesmann Holding AS based in Turkey.
Denmark and Germany have agreed to build a hydrogen pipeline between the two countries, which is expected to be operational by 2028. The pipeline is expected to help Denmark achieve its target of producing 20 TWh of hydrogen from 4-6 GW of electrolyser capacities by 2030, while also catering to Germany's anticipated demand for 90 TWh of hydrogen by the same year.
The newly developed HDD45-E horizontal drilling rig is designed for operation in confined spaces due to its compact design.