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Denali natural gas pipeline project scrapped

A ConocoPhillips and BP PLC joint venture has announced it is scrapping a $35 billion Alaska natural-gas pipeline project. But the $41 billion pipeline project proposed by Exxon Mobile Corp and TransCanada Corp is still on track.

Curtiss-Wright Opens Manufacturing Facility in TX

Curtiss-Wright Corp recently celebrated the grand opening of its $36 million, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Chambers County, TX. At this new facility, the company will manufacture large vessels and other equipment for the refining and petrochemical industries and will produce large valve products for the severe service process industries.

SCE soliciting proposals

Southern California Edison (SCE) is soliciting proposals for its renewable energy portfolio.

Bechtel safety scholarships awarded

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has chosen three college students to receive scholarships funded by the Bechtel Group Foundation.

Champion Valves receives ISO certification

Champion Valves, Inc has received ISO 9001:2008 certification. 

NACE Compliant Check Valves

Lee Products has introduced a range of high-pressure check valves designed specifically for harsh-duty applications such as chemical injection. Constructed of corrosion-resistant materials compliant with NACE MR0175 and ISO 15156 specifications, they feature a durable MP35N poppet and seat and have been designed for checked direction pressures up to 15,000 psid.

Swagelok introduces pre-engineered subsystems

The Swagelok Company recently introduced its Swagelok® Pre-Engineered Subsystems, a series of five standardized subsystems for use in all types of plants and facilities where fluids are processed.

Valve position monitor makes adjustments redundant

Samson Controls' Type 3738 electronic valve position monitor is a contactless, magneto-resistive sensor system powered by a two-wire supply. 

Triple M signs deal with Tomoe Valve

Triple M tubos, Válvulas e Conexões has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Tomoe Valve Ltd for Brazil.

Waver Valves certified to NSF/ANSI61

Val-Matic’s wafer silent check valves have received certification to NSF/ANSI 61 for drinking water system components.