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FLNG – water on the rise

Global energy demand will grow by 30 per cent between 2015 and 2040, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Taking the lead Following the shale revolution, natural gas has...
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FPSOs: mobile processing

Oil has been produced in offshore locations since the 1940s. Oil platforms originally sat on the seabed, but as exploratory efforts moved into deeper waters Floating Production Storage and Offloading...
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The 2019 EPA Refinery Sector Rule

On January 30, monitoring and gas analysis submissions were closed for the latest update to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Refinery Sector Rule (RSR). Introduced in 2015, the...
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The final decision on oil and gas projects

This year, global volumes of sanctioned oil and gas are set to triple compared to 2018 – driven by a massive increase in Final Investment Decisions (FIDs) on new petroleum...
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Fluenta announces new partnership with Valtronics

Valtronics appointed Fluenta representatives in Marcellus / Utica region of Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia   Fluenta, a global leader in ultrasonic measurement and management technology for the oil and...
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Fluenta announces new partnership with Optima Global Energy

Optima Global Energy appointed Fluenta representatives in Algeria Fluenta, a global leader in ultrasonic measurement and management technology for the oil and gas and chemical processing industries, today announces its...
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Oil and gas: open for business

United States oil and gas employment grew 5.4 per cent in 2018, taking on more than 880,000 new professionals. Employees are also being paid more – the US oil and...
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Africa: the state of oil and gas

Six of the ten fastest growing economies in the world are in Africa. With a growing population that is becoming more urbanised, total energy demand in the region is forecasted...
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US flaring: calling all pipelines

The US oil and gas industry is booming. Natural gas production has increased by 50 per cent in the last decade, with crude oil production up 140 per cent in...
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Video: operating principle of the FGM 160 flare gas meter

In the first of our new Fluenta video series, Marketing Director Alex Keys discusses how Fluenta's FGM 160 flare gas meter uses the time of flight method to measure flow:
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Managing natural gas

Flaring levels in the Bakken Region hit record highs in 2018. Throughout the year, operators called for increased government investment in methods of collecting, managing and storing excess natural gas....
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Meet Fluenta at the 4C Environmental Conference

Every year industry leaders, prominent subject experts, policy shapers and decision makers meet at the 4C Health, Safety and Environmental Conference to contribute to the shared goals of safety, compliance...
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Oil and gas: fuelling 2019

The 2014 oil price crash halted investment in new oil and gas projects and caused a major re-evaluation within the industry. When oil prices returned to costing between 60 and...
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2018: the hunt for oil

2018 was the best year for global oil and gas exploration since 2015, according to Rystad Energy. Discovered resources surpassed 8.8 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe), with the number...
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Flaring in 2018: A year in review

Routine flaring – when excess natural gas is burned for reasons other than safety – wastes a valuable energy resource that could be used to support economic growth and progress....
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Flaring in Permian Basin doubles

Flaring in West Texas’ Permian Basin averaged a record of 407 million cubic feet per day in the third quarter of this year. In mid-2017, operators in the Basin were...
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US set to become world’s biggest LNG exporter

Global demand for natural gas is expected to make the hydrocarbon the world’s main source of fuel in the next decade. As a result, countries are looking to capitalise on...
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Assisting flaring: steam vs air

During the production of oil and natural gas, excess gas is often flared for safety reasons. An efficiently burning flare does not produce visible smoke. However when incomplete combustion occurs...
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Flaring types: elevated vs ground

The flame at the top of an oil rig is an iconic image for the oil and gas industry. During the production of oil and natural gas, excess gas is...
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The Petrochemicals industry: breaking down BTX

While primarily used as energy sources, fossil fuels are often distilled and refined into different substances. These chemicals are then used in the production of everything from plastics to detergents....
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Fluenta opens regional office for Asia in Kuala Lumpur

• Office in Malaysia will serve growing Asian markets • The acquisition of Specs Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd gives customers access to a sales and technical team with trusted regional...
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Fluenta partners with NIKA-MC to enter flare gas measurement market in Russia

Fluenta’s FGM 160 flare gas meter TR-CU and PAC test approved for Russian market NIKA-MC selected as official reseller for Russia and Kazakhstan Fluenta, a global leader in ultrasonic measurement...
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Chemical processing: the role of ethylene glycol

Oil rigs and underwater pipelines must be able to operate in extremely low temperatures, but equipment working in a large body of water must also contend with salt causing corrosion....
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Chemical processing: what is ethylene?

Excess natural gas produced at oil wells is often flared, but it can also be transformed into pipeline quality dry natural gas. This involves a complex industrial process where raw...
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