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Sealings

Fugitive emissions can leak from a variety of machinery sources such as valves, flanges and fittings. Also an important source of fugitive emissions can be linked to seals installed in pressurized rotating equipment (pumps and compressors). Seals are designed to help prevent leaks and contain pressure. In this newssection you can find news related to sealings.

EPA Awards over $77 Million for Emissions Reduction

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced over $77 million in grants awarded to projects that reduce diesel emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older, dirtier engines, and vehicles, including grants to two entities in New York.

Enviva & GreenGasUSA Announce 10-Year RNG Offtake Plan

Enviva Partners, LP (NYSE: EVA) (“Enviva”) and GreenGasUSA, an integrated renewable natural gas (RNG) solutions provider, announced a 10-year RNG offtake agreement to decarbonize natural gas-related emissions in Enviva’s operations.

Baker Hughes brings flare monitoring to upstream

Panametrics, a Baker Hughes business, has made its flare control and digital verification platform, flare.IQ, available to upstream operators for the first time.

Shell’s new biofuel facility

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announced a final investment decision to build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam, the Netherlands, formerly known as the Pernis refinery.

Schlumberger Launches Cameron AOP Series D2

The Cameron AOP Series D2 trunnion-mounted ball valve offers a quality, proven design at an economical price.Designed to

Sinopec megaton carbon capture project

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) has begun the Qilu-Shengli Oilfield CCUS project, set to become China's largest whole industrial chain CCUS demonstration.The Project, expected to be put into production by the end of 2021, marks a key milestone in the construction progress of China's CCUS projects and is a huge demonstration of the industry's development.

Study suggests overlook of key methane sources

A new study from a leading Canadian researcher suggests the largest sources of methane emissions from oil and gas sites are not the pieces of equipment commonly assumed as main culprits.

Group of large oilsands operators commit to net-zero

Experts say a joint strategy by Canada's largest oilsands producers to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 will help speed up innovation and drive further investment into the industry.The companies involved include Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Cenovus Energy Inc., Imperial Oil Ltd, MEG Energy Corp., and Suncor Energy Inc.A large part of their strategy includes building a carbon sequestration facility in Cold Lake, Alta.

New Chesterton Connect 24/7 equipment sensor

Chesterton, a leader in equipment sealing and reliability, has released its next IoT innovation​ – an easy-to-install sensor and app that helps industrial teams increase uptime of rotating equipment.Chesterton Connect™ is a 24/7 equipment monitoring sensor that enables users to safely and conveniently monitor changes in:- Equipment vibration- Equipment surface temperature- Process pressure- Process temperatureThe sensor communicates with a mobile application via Bluetooth.

Crane’s FK-TrieX Exceeds Traditional TOV Cv Values

The new FK-TrieX full port triple offset valve from Crane exceeds conventional TOV Cv values by a factor of 4x to 8x+. This new valve utilizes all of the geometrical advantages of a triple offset sealing element to achieve bi-directional zero leakage, and is certified to API 6D and API 598 specifications.