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Upgrade Your Valves to Reduce Your Fugitive Emissions

Fugitive emissions have always been dangerous to employees, communities, and the health of the environment and the planet as a whole. This universal concern has proven to be difficult to address until...
01 March 2021
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Valve World Americas 2021 Plans

For over a decade, Valve World Americas Expo & Conference has continued to grow, establishing itself as the largest valve event and flow control educator in North America. Throughout 2020, Valve World...
25 February 2021
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MRC Global celebrating its 100th year in business

On February 15, 1921, McJunkin Supply Company was founded in the hills of West Virginia, and over the next 100 years, companies from around the world would be established and grow into what is now known...
23 February 2021
Outokumpu joins TOCANEM to support carbon neutrality

Outokumpu joins TOCANEM to support carbon neutrality

Outokumpu joins a three-year research program Towards Carbon Neutral Metals (TOCANEM) as a part of a consortium of multiple metal industry companies and universities in Finland. The research program is...
22 February 2021
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Drones to locate and map abandoned wells in New York

Drone technology is to be deployed in New York to locate aging and abandoned oil and gas wells that release fugitive emissions (methane) into the environment. Such abandoned wells reportedly release methane...
19 February 2021
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NETZSCH Won Bavarian Environmental & Climate Pact Award

NETZSCH is participating in the Bavarian Environment and Climate Pact with qualified voluntary environmental services until the beginning of 2024. Therefore, the pump manufacturer from Waldkraiburg was...
18 February 2021
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Pipelines to be laid for Porthos carbon capture project

Port of Rotterdam CO₂ Transport Hub and Offshore Storage (Porthos) project is on schedule to store an annual amount of 2.5 million tons of CO2 from the industry in empty gas fields beneath the North Sea...
18 February 2021
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Quebec’s First Waste to Low-Carbon Fuel Plant

Shell Canada is investing in Quebec’s first waste to low-carbon fuel plant in the greater Montreal area. It has taken a 40% stake in the facility, which will use technology developed by Enerkem. Shell...
17 February 2021
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Baker Hughes Partners with NOVATEK

Baker Hughes and PAO NOVATEK signed an agreement aimed at reducing carbon emissions from natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) production. The companies will cooperate on the development and imp...
16 February 2021
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EPA raises Environmental Civil Penalties for 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) slightly increased its maximum monetary civil penalties for violations of air, water, chemical, and hazardous waste programs in December 2020 to keep pace...
16 February 2021