By Mark Casey and David Sear
Held from 11-14 November in Abu Dhabi, the 2012 ADIPEC again proved to be a superb platform for the oil and gas industries in the Middle East. Combining a leading conference as well as a major exhibition, the ADIPEC draws in supply companies and visitors from around the globe. Valve World used the occasion to talk to some of the valve and actuator suppliers active in the region.
From 2013, ADIPEC will be held annually. So for information about ADIPEC 2013 (10-13 November), please visit www.adipec.com.
FlexStream ideal for severe gas applications
Kevin Jackson (General Manager for Mogas) discusses the performance of the FlexStream valve, said to be ideal for severe service applications in for example the gas industry. Benefits include the valve’s rangeability, noise performance and footprint.
Doedijns International committed to serving clients
In an exclusive interview, Martin Rosmolen (Chief Operating Officer) discusses recent initiatives undertaken by Doedijns to better serve its clients
Pipeline projects target for Al Reyami
Al Reyami’s Mohideen Awad is keen to expand into the oil and gas pipeline business, and sees the ADIPEC as a good way to gain introductions. His company also procures equipment such as pumps and valves for these projects.
IMTEX develops innovative PST solution
IMTEX Controls has developed an innovative solution for partial stroke testing of valves, says Engineering Manager Paul Turner.
Antonio Erriu on the benefits of the four-offset valve
In 2008 Coax developed a four offset butterfly valve, says Export Manager Antonio Erriu. The round sealing support delivers friction free operation for bubble-tight performance, he notes. Applications to date include LNG, LPG, petrochemical and power sectors.
Bernard Controls invests in Middle East support structure
In order to better serve projects in the Middle East, Bernard Controls has established a support structure that focuses on not just the operating companies in the region, but also the EPCs in Korea and the valve OEMs in Italy, explains VP Tony Stark. He is therefore confident that Bernard Controls can grow its oil and gas business, on the back of their proven nuclear quality and capabilities. div>
New Alcatraz plant means even better service for customers
Bram Loose, Managing Director at Alcatraz, reflects on the opening of the company’s new facility in Holland. During the opening festivities, customers could see for themselves the benefits the new location will bring, including better quality control and the ability to respond faster to orders.