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Sulzer ships 1000th pump to Enbridge Pipelines
Sulzer has delivered its 1000th pump to Enbridge Pipelines Inc.

Sulzer to supply barrel casing pumps for Ichthys LNG project
Sulzer is to deliver six large API 610 barrel casing pump sets next year to INPEX Australia for the critical liquids removal system of the Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) project offshore Western Australia.

Layne Christensen names new president and CEO
Michael Caliel will join Layne Christensen Co as president and CEO from 2 January 2015.

New technology will reduce fracking costs
A system has been designed to cut maintenance costs in the fracking industry.

New pressure sensors drive faster response
A range of stainless steel pressure sensors that provide fast response times of less than 0.5 milliseconds have been launched on the market.

Flowserve, SPX and Weir: November’s top 3 news stories on
Flowserve's acquisition of SIHI, SPX's plan to spin off its flow business and the closure of five Weir plants were the most popular breaking stories on the World Pumps website last month.

Flexibility and efficiency key to DEF dispensers
A new range of dispensing solutions for diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) has been introduced by Graco.

John Crane upgrades Middle East service facilities
John Crane has increased its service and training capability in the Middle East and North Africa to support its customers operating in the region.

Sulzer, Unaoil JV to service rotating equipment in southern Iraq
Sulzer has signed an agreement to form a joint venture with the Unaoil Group that will service rotating equipment for oil and gas, and power customers in southern Iraq.

Moyno secures offshore order for 10 progressing cavity pumps
Ten Moyno 2000 Series progressing cavity (PC) pumps have been ordered for a new fleet of offshore supply vessels that will be used to service drilling rigs worldwide.

New York Hall of Science honours ITT CEO Denise Ramos
ITT Corp CEO and president Denise Ramos has received the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) Distinguished Leadership Award.

John Crane invests in graduate career development program
John Crane has launched Engineering U, a new 12-month accelerated career development program for mechanical engineering graduates.

New washing machines boost plant efficiency
A major upturn in business has led to Concentric investing in three new cleaning machines.

Halliburton and Baker Hughes agree US$34.6bn deal
Halliburton Co is to acquire all the outstanding shares of Baker Hughes Inc in a stock and cash transaction valued at US$34.6 billion.

GE opens US$500mn research facility in Brazil
General Electric (GE) has invested US$500 million in a new global technology centre in Brazil that will focus on developing advanced subsea oil and gas technology.

Halliburton in talks to buy Baker Hughes
Baker Hughes Inc has confirmed that it is in preliminary discussions with Halliburton Co about a potential business combination.

Milton Roy plans to open service centre in the Middle East
Milton Roy and Proserv Middle East have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a service centre to cover Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar.

New Gardner Denver Nash pump offers improved efficiency and water savings
Gardner Denver Nash’s new NASH 2BE5 series of liquid ring pumps are able to achieve vacuum levels down to 100 mbar abs and improved efficiency of up to 10%.

GE Oil & Gas to upgrade Lufkin foundry
GE Oil & Gas is investing US$60 million to expand and modernize its foundry operations in Lufkin, Texas, USA.

Weir to close five plants
Weir Group plc has announced plans to close five small manufacturing facilities in the USA, Australia and France next year and to consolidate a number of service centres.

TF Hudgins acquires Jamison Products
TF Hudgins Inc has acquired Jamison Products, a Houston-based provider of engineered pipeline and filtration products used in a range of gas and fluid handling applications.

Applied Industrial Technologies expands in West Texas with Ira Pump purchase
Applied Industrial Technologies has acquired Ira Pump & Supply Co Inc, a family-owned and operated distributor of oilfield pumps and supplies to the upstream oil & gas industry in West Texas, including the Permian Basin.

Board changes at Weir
Lord Robertson of Port Ellen is to retire as non-executive director and senior independent director of the Weir Group plc with effect from 31 January 2015.

Eni Norge awards service contract to Eureka Pumps
Norwegian pump supplier Eureka Pumps AS has received a pump service contract from Eni Norge AS for the Goliat offshore production facility in the Barents Sea.

Dover restructures pump businesses
Dover Corp’s Fluids Segment has realigned its pumps businesses into three separate operating companies - Pump Solutions, Finder and Maag.

Neptuno Pumps introduces its VTPX series
The Chilean pump manufacturer Neptuno Pumps has launched its line of high pressure vertical turbine pumps (VTP).

John Crane invests in China business
Sealing specialist John Crane has made a number of investments in its Tianjin, China facility to meet the growing demand from energy services customers.

Amarinth to supply pumps to Abu Dhabi International Airport
Amarinth’s recently opened Dubai office has secured an order to supply API 610 OH1 and VS4 self-priming pumps for the Abu Dhabi International Airport (ADIA) expansion project.

Patterson-UTI Energy seals pressure pumping purchase
A Patterson-UTI Energy Inc subsidiary has completed the acquisition of the Texas-based pressure pumping assets of a privately held company.

Mono’s new sewer system proves its worth
NOV Mono’s InviziQ pressure sewer system (PSS) has been a success on a major housing project in New South Wales, Australia.

GE commits to artificial lift portfolio
GE introduces Vector Plus variable speed drive for electric submersible pumps.

SPP supports charity event
SPP is supporting a team which has raised more than £2,000 for the Forest of Dean Children’s Opportunity Centre.

NOV Mono receives business award
NOV Mono’s approach to commerce and product development has earned them a prominent business award in Australia.

Private equity firm sells pump parts fabrication specialist Waples Manufacturing
Southlake Equity Group has sold the machining and fabrication company Waples Manufacturing Inc to an investor group led by Banyan Investment Partners.

EBARA wins Korea’s Best Partner Award
EBARA Corporation has won the Best Partner Award from GS Engineering & Construction Corporation.

Eureka Pumps opens sales office in Kuala Lumpur
Norway’s Eureka Pumps has strengthened its international activities with a new sales office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Alfa Laval secures SEK120mn pumping systems order offshore Canada
Alfa Laval is to supply Framo water pumping systems to an offshore oil drilling platform that will be located east of Newfoundland.

John Crane launches next-generation gas seals
The AURA 220 gas seal is the first to be unveiled under the brand name AURA

Dover expands artificial lift business with Accelerated Companies acquisition
Dover Corp has acquired Accelerated Companies LLC, a supplier of artificial lift and fluid handling solutions for oil & gas production markets, in a deal valued at US$430 million.

Sulzer seals ASCOM and ProLabNL acquisitions
Swiss engineering group Sulzer has completed the acquisitions of Advanced Separation Co (ASCOM) BV and ProLabNL BV.

Baker Hughes releases Centrilift FlexPumpER
FlexPumpER technology offers an increased operating range.

Morgan offers bespoke pump components
Morgan seal components and bearings are designed for use in extreme environments.

KSB offers biogas refurbishment package
KSB is offering biogas plant operators a comprehensive refurbishment designed to increase the methane gas yield and reduce energy consumption.

ASCOM and ProLabNL acquisitions strengthen Sulzer’s separation business
Sulzer is acquiring Advanced Separation Co (ASCOM) BV, a provider of oil, water and gas separation equipment, and ProLabNL BV, an independent test company.

Blackmer extends XLW Series sliding vane pump line
Blackmer have released the XLW4A sliding vane pump.

Hughes Pumps helps to improve Sri Lankan oil refinery’s efficiency
Hughes Pumps Ltd has recently delivered two high-pressure water-jetting systems to the Ceylon Petroleum Corp (CEYPETCO) for use at its refinery in Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka.

Chesterton introduces Seal Support System Range EMEA market
Chesterton expands its Mechanical Seal Support System portfolio by adding a new range of API Plan 52 and API Plan53 systems to their EMEA mechanical seal program.

Moyno make cavity pumps available worldwide
Universal parts for progressing cavity pumps are now available worldwide.

Aker Solutions, Baker Hughes secure subsea alliance approval
Aker Solutions and Baker Hughes Inc have received the necessary regulatory approvals for their planned Subsea Production Alliance.

Neptuno Pumps reaches award finals
Neptuno Pumps selected finalist at the 2014 Energy Awards (UK).

Inpro/Seal's new mini66 provides bearing protection
Inpro/Seal announces the new bearing isolator, the mini66.

Lewa acquires longtime German sales representative Schmedding
Lewa GmbH is buying Ingenieurbüro Schmedding KG, a pump sales representative based in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Atlas Copco launches energy saving compressors
Atlas Copco unveils its latest range of oil-injected compressors.

Alfa Laval secures SEK240mn Framo order in South Korea
Alfa Laval has won a SEK240 million order to supply Framo pumping systems to Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea.

New Jacobs Texas yard to serve Permian Basin
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc has opened an office and central equipment yard in Odessa, Texas, USA.

OPW closes Liquip acquisition
Dover Corp’s OPW has completed its acquisition of Liquip International, an Australian manufacturer of bulk liquid handling and storage solutions, including fuel filtration and pumping systems, for the petroleum, aviation and chemical markets.

Tencarva Machinery invests in Nashville
Pump distributor Tencarva Machinery Co has broken ground on a new facility in Nashville, Tennessee, that will bring together its branch office and its Southern Sales division into one location.

OneSubsea to set up subsea well intervention alliance with Helix and Schlumberger
OneSubsea, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc and Schlumberger Ltd are forming an alliance to develop technologies and deliver services to optimise the cost and efficiency of subsea well intervention systems.

Dover’s OPW to acquire Liquip refuelling equipment business
Dover Corp’s OPW has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Liquip International, an Australian manufacturer of bulk liquid handling and storage solutions, including fuel filtration and pumping systems, for the petroleum, aviation and chemical markets.

Hydraulic Institute 2014 Fall Meeting: Registration opens
Registration is now open for the Hydraulic Institute’s (HI) 2014 Fall Meeting which will take place 8–10 October 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Dover buys chemical injection pump manufacturer WellMark
Dover Corp’s Energy segment has acquired The WellMark Co, an Oklahoma-based manufacturer of valves, instrumentation and chemical injection pumps serving the oil and gas industry.

ITT adds pump testing and packaging facility to Seneca Falls campus
ITT Corp has opened a US$22 million advanced pump testing and packaging facility to its Seneca Falls manufacturing operations in New York state.

KSB, ClydeUnion and Grundfos: July’s top 3 news stories on
A major KSB pump order in Vietnam, ClydeUnion's nuclear award and Grundfos's new Product Center were the most popular breaking stories on the World Pumps website last month.

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Mouvex at IAA Show 2014
Mouvex to display screw compressor technology at IAA Show 2014

Koch Membrane Systems to provide pumps for Russian oil refinery
Koch Membrane Systems is supplying PURON MBR modules, along with pumps and blowers, for the upgrade of a wastewater treatment plant at a refinery in Russia.

Flowrox enhances pipeline monitoring
Flowrox launches new industrial instrument for imaging paraffin wax and asphaltene depositions in oil and gas pipelines

Hydra-Cell T80 series pumps meet API 674
The world’s first API 674 triplex, single head diaphragm pump.

Compressco Partners to acquire Compressor Systems Inc
TETRA Technologies Inc’s majority owned, publicly-traded partnership Compressco Partners LP is buying Midland, Texas-based Compressor Systems Inc (CSI) for US$825 million in cash from Warren Equipment Co.

WEG tests dual-pinion ball mill drive
WEG has successfully tested low speed synchronous motors driven by frequency inverters for mills with dual pinions at its plant in Brazil.

New president and CEO at Colfax Fluid Handling
Darryl Mayhorn has been appointed senior vice president of Colfax Corp and president and CEO of Colfax Fluid Handling from 21 July 2014.

Halliburton forms Chinese joint venture for hydraulic fracturing services
Halliburton is to establish a joint venture company in Xinjiang, China with SPT Energy Group Inc affiliate Petrotech (Xinjiang) Engineering Co Ltd to focus on hydraulic fracturing and production enhancement services.

BHR Group secures £2.6mn investment
UK fluid engineering research and consultancy firm BHR Group is set to expand following a £2.6 million investment of growth capital from BGF (Business Growth Fund).

KSB wins major pump order for Vietnamese refinery
KSB AG is to supply 189 process pumps for the new Nghi Son refinery in Vietnam.

Xylem to divest UK valve business to Rotork
Xylem Inc is selling its Wolverhampton, UK-based valve business, Xylem Flow Control Ltd, to Rotork plc, in a US$25 million deal.

Sulzer, Franklin Electric and Hitachi: June’s top 3 news stories on
Sulzer's seals, Franklin Electric's Brazilian acquisition and Hitachi's partnership with Veolia were the most popular breaking stories on the World Pumps website last month.

Finder Pompe appoints new CEO
Pump Solutions Group’s Finder Pompe has named Lorenzo Barbieri as the Italian company’s new CEO.

BBA Pumps bolt on pump package
BBA Pumps has introduced bolt on pump package for offshore applications

Strong credit ratings for Weir
The Weir Group plc has been rated BBB+ (stable) by Standard & Poor’s and Baa1 (stable) by Moody’s.

Sulzer adds Grayson Armature to Rotating Equipment Services division
Sulzer is buying Houston, Texas-based electromechanical service provider Grayson Armature.

Ruhrpumpen supplies water injection package for North Sea offshore production vessel
Centrifugal pump manufacturer Ruhrpumpen recently supplied a water injection package for the Sevan Voyageur floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel currently operating in the North Sea.

Neptuno Pumps wins US award
Neptuno Pumps wins the 2014 manufacturing leadership awards (USA).

Goulds Pumps expands magnetic drive portfolio
ITT Goulds Pumps manufacturer adds four new sizes to EZMAG line for customised solutions.

FTS International enters Chinese market with 15-year Sinopec JV
North American well completion service company FTS International (FTSI) has entered into a 15-year joint venture agreement with the Sinopec Group that will serve China’s onshore pressure pumping industry.

Acquisition expands Patterson-UTI Energy’s pressure pumping operations
A Patterson-UTI Energy Inc subsidiary has entered into an agreement to acquire the East Texas-based pressure pumping operations of a privately held company.

AxFlow's Aturia SDTM pump range
Magnetic drive pump offers containment for liquefied gases.

KSB invests in French valve production capacity
The KSB Group is investing €12 million in its La Roche-Chalais factory in the west of France to strengthen and extend the company’s position in the global cryogenic valve market.

WEG at World Petroleum Congress 2014
WEG exhibits at World Petroleum Congress 2014 for the first time.

New metering pump from Milton Roy
Milton Roy unveils new metering pump during Offshore Technology Conference

Ebara, Weir and KSB: May’s top 3 news stories on
Ebara’s new company in Dubai, an award-winning Weir global framework agreement and KSB pumps heading to a Canadian oil sands project were the most popular breaking stories on the World Pumps website last month.

Gorman-Rupp subsidiary buys Bayou City Pump
The Gorman-Rupp Co’s wholly-owned subsidiary National Pump Co (NPC) has acquired Houston, Texas-headquartered Bayou City Pump Inc (BCP).

Colfax at the Global Petroleum Show
Colfax Fluid Handling will present flexible solutions for oil and gas pumping and rotating machinery applications at the Global Petroleum Show, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 10-12.

SKF launches new condition monitoring sensor
New SKF wireless machine condition sensor provides condition monitoring for large plants, or in hazardous and hard to reach locations.

Aris Chicles appointed president of ITT's Industrial Process business
ITT Corp executive vice president Aris Chicles has been named president of its Industrial Process business, following Bob Pagano's resignation.

KSB to provide water transport pumps for Canadian oil sands project
Canada’s KSB Pumps Inc is to supply large RDLO water transport pumps for Fort Hills Energy LP’s US$13.5 billion mega mineable oil sands project, located 90 km north of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Alfa Laval seals Frank Mohn acquisition
Alfa Laval has completed the NOK13 billion acquisition of Norway’s Frank Mohn AS, following approval from competition authorities.

'Cost-effective' cloud-based monitoring system offered
SKF @ptitude Connect gives engineers easy access to a cost-effective cloud computing resource, claims the company, for condition monitoring software that will improve plant efficiency.

Pinnergy and Shalewater Solutions form JV to serve US shale sector
Pinnergy Ltd and Shalewater Solutions LLC have set up a joint venture to provide integrated water management solutions to support oil and gas operations in the US shale basins.

CRI Pumps opens new export facility in Tamil Nadu
India’s CRI Pumps has opened a new manufacturing unit in Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, to serve the export market.

American Industrial Partners acquires fracking pump manufacturer SERVA
Private equity firm American Industrial Partners (AIP) has bought SG Holdings I LLC (SERVA) from Wexford Capital LP.

Amarinth invests to meet increasing demand for pump spares
Centrifugal pump specialist Amarinth has expanded its customer service team at its headquarters in Rendlesham, Suffolk, UK to service a growing market for pump spares.

Weir and MTU to jointly develop integrated power systems for fracking
Weir Oil & Gas is partnering with the Rolls-Royce Power Systems company MTU to develop power systems for hydraulic fracturing.

DESMI celebrates 180th anniversary
2014 marks the 180th anniversary of Danish pump maker DESMI.

Ebara establishes pump sales and service company in the Middle East
Japan’s Ebara Corp has set up Ebara Pumps Middle East FZE (EPMEF) in the United Arab Emirates to sell standard and customised pumps and provide related services and support.

Aker Solutions to split into two companies
Aker Solutions has unveiled a plan to split into two companies, with both listed on the Oslo stock exchange.

Single stage oil sealed rotary vane vacuum pumps unveiled
Edwards launches new range at Chicago's SVC conference.

Weir, KSB and Grundfos: April's top 3 news stories on
Weir's interest in Metso, a major pump order from Saudi Arabia, and news on Grundfos' new boss arriving from Lego were the most popular breaking stories on World Pumps' website last month.

New hygienic injection pump series
Sulzer and Wetend Technologies launch new hygienic injection pump series as a result of joint development project

Sulzer: César Montenegro named new president of Pumps Equipment division
The Sulzer board of directors has appointed César Montenegro as the new president of the company's Pumps Equipment division.

Xylem secures Godwin pump order after removing flood water
Xylem Inc has won a US$1.1 million order for specialised dewatering equipment after successfully removing flood water at an oil refinery outside the city of La Plata in Argentina.

Hayward Tyler to receive regional growth funding
Hayward Tyler has been named as one of 50 conditional recipients of the UK government’s £300 million Regional Growth Fund Round 5.

Metso rejects Weir’s merger proposal
Metso Corporation has rejected Weir Group plc’s all share merger proposal and says it sees no reason to start discussions regarding a potential combination.

Last week's top 3 World Pumps stories - Weir, SPP Pumps, Xylem
The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website last week.

Alfa Laval to acquire Frank Mohn
Alfa Laval has entered into an agreement to acquire Frank Mohn AS, a Norwegian manufacturer of Framo submerged pumping systems for the marine and offshore markets, in a deal valued at NOK13 billion.

Meeting the demands of high pressure systems
Cat Pumps has introduced a new positive displacement triplex plunger pump to meet the demands of Very High Pressure (VHP) systems.

New appointee prepares for African expo
Pumps business will be ‘knocking on doors’

SPP Pumps wins ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ at Pump Industry Awards
SPP Pumps is named 'Manufacturer of the Year' at the Pump Industry Awards in Warwick, UK on 27 March.

Weir proposes merger with Metso
The Weir Group plc has confirmed that it has made an indicative all share merger proposal to the Finnish engineering group Metso Corp.

March’s top 3 business news stories – Xylem, Flowserve and Grundfos
The following business stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website during March 2014.

Schroeder Valves celebrates its 125th anniversary
Schroeder Valves is celebrating 125 years of business this year.

New technology extends life of bearing and host equipment
Waukesha Bearings has launched its multi-lobe semi-floating (MLSF) bearings.

Successful start ups for Andritz pumps on North Sea drilling platforms
The six submersible motor pumps that Andritz supplied last year to Jurong Shipyard, Singapore, have been started up successfully on two drilling platforms in the North Sea.

Hydraulic Institute elects new board of directors and officers
Grundfos USA president Dennis Wierzbicki has been elected chairman of the Hydraulic Institute’s (HI) 2014–2015 board of directors.

New segment structure for Dover
Dover has realigned its businesses into a new segment structure organized around its key end-markets to better focus on growth strategies.

Loescher elected Sulzer chairman
The former Siemens AG chief executive Peter Loescher has been elected as the new chairman of Sulzer.

Lewa signs framework agreement with BP
Lewa GmbH has secured a five year global framework agreement with BP to supply chemical injection packages for the oil and gas company's global projects organisation.

AEGPL Congress - Blackmer
AEGPL Congress 2014 will bring together European and global LPG leaders to discuss the latest opportunities and issues facing the industry.

National Oilwell Varco changes reporting segments
National Oilwell Varco Inc is reorganising into four financial reporting segments from 1 April 2014.

Flowserve expands Coimbatore pump manufacturing facility
Flowserve has officially opened its expanded state-of-the-art pump manufacturing plant in Coimbatore, India.

Gears solutions business centralises team and rebrands
IG Watteeuw becomes IGW and sales and marketing team simplified.

WEG premiers IE5 permanent-magnet motor at the Hannover fair
At the Hannover fair this year, WEG is premiering its IE5 permanent-magnet motor

Lewa secures its largest ever order
Lewa GmbH is to supply 40 process diaphragm pumps for the development of two huge offshore gas fields in the Persian Gulf.

United Rentals expands in pump rental with National Pump acquisition
United Rentals Inc is to buy the North American pump rental company National Pump in a US$780 million deal.

Flowserve to supply pumps for Shell project off the coast of Malaysia
Flowserve Corp is to provide custom-designed water injection and liquid transfer pumps for Sabah Shell Petroleum Co’s Malikai oilfield project, which is located 110 km off the coast of Sabah, Malaysia.

WEG W22Xd flameproof motor is now fully Ex certified for the global market
Europump sponsor WEG's latest flameproof motor now meets worldwide standards and is certified to meet European ATEX and International IECEx requirements.

Operating costs win out against higher investment costs
Wiegand design gets orders because of the company's more favourable operating costs - despite their higher investment costs.

Former Siemens CEO proposed as new Sulzer chairman
Peter Löscher, the former CEO of Siemens AG, will be proposed as the new chairman of the Sulzer board of directors, at the Swiss engineering company’s annual general meeting on 20 March 2014.

Proserv acquires KRG Industries from Torishima Pump
Scottish energy production technology services company Proserv Group Inc has acquired UK-based KRG Industries from Japanese majority shareholder Torishima Pump Mfg Co Ltd.

Wärtsilä pumps selected for North Sea FSU
Wärtsilä Corp has signed a contract with Samsung Heavy Industries to provide a range of pumping solutions for a new Floating Storage Unit (FSU) that will operate on the Mariner oilfield in the North Sea.

New large capacity turbomolecular vacuum pump 'maximises performance'
Manufacturer Edwards claims that it improves gas flow capability and high temperature management to prevent powder deposition.

Pump Solutions Group launches PSG TV
Dover Corp’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG) has launched its new PSG TV website at

Amarinth supplies high pressure pumps for North Sea’s Alder platform
Amarinth has secured a £600 000 order from ConocoPhillips to design and manufacture API 610 OH2 separator recirculation pumps for the Britannia operated Alder platform in the North Sea.

Pump Solutions Group appoints new director of marketing for the Americas
Carrie Halle has joined Dover Corp’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG) as director of marketing, Americas.

GE forms new Downstream Technology Solutions business
GE Oil & Gas has launched its new Downstream Technology Solutions business to supply equipment and services more efficiently to the US$10 billion refining, petrochemical, industrial and distributed gas segments.

Gardner Denver grows aftermarket business with Conroe Plastics Molding acquisition
Gardner Denver Inc has acquired Conroe Plastics Molding Inc, a manufacturer of engineered seals, gaskets and specialty plastic components for pumps and rotating equipment used in the petroleum industry.

Sliding vane pumps aimed at efficient transfer of light shale crude oil
Blackmer XL Series designed for purpose.

Rapid increase in exports of pumps to Kazakhstan
Our regular blog from Russia reports on the rise of oil well pumps in the face of the decline in prices for pumping systems in the country.

Sulzer to acquire majority stake in Saudi Pump Factory
Sulzer has signed an agreement to acquire a 75% interest in Saudi Pump Factory in a CHF33 million deal.

New oil & gas free download available on World Pumps website.
Held over from the February issue of World Pumps, this article looks at API 610 standards and is now available as a free download on the World Pumps' website.

SPP's fire pumps granted FM certification
Two pieces of kit get added approval

GIW expands Fort McMurray facility to better serve oil sands industry
GIW expands Fort McMurray facility to better serve oil sands industryGIW Industries is expanding its REGEN Service Centre in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada to meet the growing needs of the nearby oil sands industry.

Gabelli Industrial Flow & Infrastructure Conference
Gabelli & Co Inc will host its 24th Annual Industrial Flow & Infrastructure Conference on 26 February 2014 in New York City.

Weir wins £59mn maintenance services contract in Iraq
The Weir Group plc has signed a contract with Lukoil Oil Co to provide general maintenance services for the West Qurna-2 oilfield in Southern Iraq.

Edwards unveils 'rare gas recovery and recirculation variant'
Non-gas ballast variant nXDS-R is ideal for rare or critical gases says company.

UK business looks to huge orders
W E Couplings believes it has worked on a world-first.

ITT to sponsor engineering talent development program in China
ITT Corp is planning to sponsor an engineering talent development program in China working in cooperation with local partners, including Science and Technology Daily and Tsinghua University Science Park (TusPark Co Ltd).

World's first magnetically coupled and ATEX certified Roots pumps
Magnetic coupling has advantages and can be used in potentially explosive areas.

Upgrades made to Mouvex range
A-Series Eccentric Disc Pumps altered to meet growing demand in oil & gas.

HMS starts 2014 with Siberian gasfield contract
Russia’s HMS Group has signed a Rub5.7 billion (US$173 million) contract to deliver integrated solutions for a major Siberian gasfield.

World Pumps Blog - 2013 in review: pump mergers & acquisitions
With 2013 proving to be another year of consolidation for the pump industry, Pump Industry Analyst highlights 12 pump-related acquisitions that took place during the year – one for each month.

DXP Enterprises seals B27 acquisition
DXP Enterprises Inc has completed the acquisition of B27 LLC, the Houston, Texas-based global supplier of pump and integrated flow control solutions serving the oil & gas, power generation, air quality and other industrial markets.

The top 10 World Pumps business news stories of 2013
The following business stories were the most popular with visitors to the World Pumps website during 2013.

Sulzer chairman resigns
Sulzer chairman Manfred Wennemer has resigned from the company’s board for personal reasons with effect from 31 December 2013.

John Crane to provide products for Iraqi oil field
John Crane is supplying seals, couplings and bearings to Italian pump manufacturer Termomeccanica Pompe (TMP) for 24 centrifugal pumps that will be used in the development of Iraq’s Zubair oil field.








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