Fluid Control International’s FlexSwitch is ideal for separation tanks and other vessels with mixed density media

Fluid Control International’s FlexSwitch is ideal for separation tanks and other vessels with mixed density media. The FlexSwitch FLT93S Flow/Level/Temperature Switch from Fluid Components International (FCI) performs monitoring, controlling and alarming of flow rates or levels of critical fluids such as foams, emulsion layers, liquids and slurries. The FLT93S Switch is a duel-function insertion-style instrument […]

Biomass Electricity More Efficient than Ethanol

Biomass — plant matter that’s grown to generate energy — converted into electricity could result in 81% more transportation miles and 108% more emissions offsets than ethanol, according to U.S. researchers. In addition, the electricity option would be twice as effective at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The study, published in the May 22 issue […]

Rotary gear pump manufacturer Varley Pumps has completed phase one of the installation of a new test bay at its factory in Luton

Rotary gear pump manufacturer Varley Pumps has completed phase one of the installation of a new test bay at its factory in Luton, UK. Phase one allows the testing of special pump units on dedicated test beds. There is also an area for non standard and API pumps with flow rates of up to 1000gpm […]

Baker Hughes Inc is to acquire the pressure pumping company BJ Services Co in a transaction valued at US$5.5 billion

Baker Hughes Inc is to acquire the pressure pumping company BJ Services Co in a transaction valued at US$5.5 billion. The acquisition of the pressure pumping business should allow the combined company to more effectively compete for integrated projects and accelerate international growth. “BJ Services broadens our portfolio by adding products, technologies and talented people […]