Valve World features interviews with flow control specialists, materials specialists, engineers and end-users from around the world. Conducted by the Editor in Chief, the interview cover various topics such flow control issues, turn arounds, maintenance, new project development etc. A selection of these interviews can be found below.

IoT technology reducing need for workers offshore

Houston-based Oceaneering International Inc., a provider of offshore oilfield engineered services and products, has reported to seeing a big push from its oil and gas customers for communications and data management technology that allows them to bring workers in from their offshore facilities, said Mark Stevens, Director of Global Data Solutions at Oceaneering, in an interview with Rigzone at a recent conference in Houston.

Missing safety valve confirmed at Porter Ranch

A leaking natural gas well that recently displaced thousands of residents in Porter Ranch, California lacked a working safety valve. Attorneys for residents suing Southern California Gas Co. said the company failed to replace the safety valve when it was removed in 1979.

Impertinent questions at Valve World Americas

At the Valve World Americas 2013 show, exhibitor staff were often working flat out helping visitors. So busy were these knowledgeable ladies and gentlemen that the Online Team felt a little awkward in requesting lengthy interviews.