Thursday, 31 July 2014

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Reshuffle: What now for shale?

John McKenna, Editor

Balmenach distillery

Distillery secures Green Bank funding

A Scottish distillery has secured finance to build a biomass boiler from the Green Investment Bank (GIB), the third whisky plant to do so since the bank launched a funding programme in May.

IWCF CEO David Price

Well control course launched

A free online course aimed at improving awareness of the life cycle of an oil well has been launched in response to the 2010 disaster at BP’s Macondo field in the Gulf of Mexico.

Plastic bags

Scientists enhance bioplastics process

Food waste method could dramatically enhance the way bioplastics are developed, new research suggests.

Shale gas

Shale drilling licensing launched

Licensing round for onshore oil & gas exploration launched, aimed at encouraging development of shale reserves.

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Cyclops L portable thermometer

Portable non-contact thermometers

AMETEK Land has launched the latest update to its Cyclops family of portable, high-precision, non-contact thermometers – the Cyclops L.


Online gear shop

R. A. Rodriguez has made a name for itself in the supply of high quality engineering components backed by second-to-none technical expertise.

Thermal mass flow meter

Thermal mass flow meter

ST75 thermal mass flow meter provides precise gas line control for industrial ovens and furnaces.

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Cuadrilla shale site

Reshuffle: What now for shale?

By John McKenna

Yesterday the shale oil & gas industry lost one of its most effective political champions to the Ministry of Defence.

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John J. Kilbane

Corrosion monitoring

Up to 40% of internal pipeline corrosion is due to microbiological causes. Intertek’s John J. Kilbane looks at the techniques used to analyse this destructive force.

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Control rooms

Room with a view

By Louisa Hearn

Planning and design are key to avoiding fundamental errors in the next-generation of control rooms.

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Control room

Remote control

By John McKenna

As technology costs come down and engineering skills get stretched, an increasing number of offshore operators are opting for unmanned platforms controlled remotely.

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Water treatment roundtable Video

Blacoh University has facilitated a roundtable video with industry leaders to discuss key aspects of a project to secure new equipment for a water reservoir and treatment facility.

Changing the face of industrial HMI Video

Advantech’s latest range of products include several new models in the TPC, SPC, FPM and WebOP ranges, all of the TPC, SPC and FPM come with 16:9 wide screen & multi-touch, high-performance computing with dual-core technology, and true flat front IP66 certified touch screen design, making them suitable for automotive production.



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