Tag: South America

Neles Adds 8 New Partners in South & Central America

Neles has recently signed seven new distributor agreements and one agent agreement in South and Central America. The new partners help to extend the availability of Neles’ valve solutions for various customer industries.

Keeping Braskem’s PP5 on Track: An Interview with Inspection Engineer Roberto...

Braskem's petrochemical refinery near the town of Duque de Caxias is nestled amidst green hills less than an hour’s drive from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The sprawling site hosts several chemical plants involved in the production of raw materials and further processed chemical products including polypropylene and polyethylene. Valve World Americas visited the site to speak with Mr. Roberto Funger, Senior Inspection Engineer in the Maintenance Department during a recent visit. By Joanne McIntyre

Flowrox opens subsidiary in Chile

Flowrox has opened its sixth subsidiary, named Flowrox Spa, in Santiago, Chile. The opening ceremony was held April 24, 2018.

Brazil leads the world in FPSO deployments

The latest report from Global Data, Quarterly Global FPSO Industry Outlook – Brazil Leads FPSO Deployments in South America suggests that 74 planned and planned FPSOs are expected to start their operations by 2025.

Flowrox appoints new Sales Manager-South America

Flowrox, which has numerous offices located throughout the Americas and a subsidiary that is based in Baltimore, US, has named Rafael Lopez as Area Sales Manager, South America.

Citgo Petroleum plans overhaul of Aruba refinery

Citgo Petroleum, the US unit of Venezuela's PDVSA, will likely invest approximately USD $400 million to USD $600 million to overhaul Aruba's refinery under a 25-year lease with the Caribbean island's government, a top PDVSA official said recently.

ANP announces pre-approved bidding companies

Brazil’s National Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Biofuels agency (ANP) has announced the first 12 companies pre-approved for the country’s upcoming 13th bid round to be held on October 7th, 2015.

SGS wins 4-year maintenance contract in Brazil

ArcelorMittal Tubarão has awarded a four-year contract for the maintenance of security and control valves to SGS. ArcelorMittal Tubarão has a production capacity of 7.5 million tons of steel per year.

SGS supplying valves for two Brazilian petrochemical fa

SGS has been awarded a three-year contract to conduct preventive and corrective maintenance of electrical and mechanical instrumentation at two major petrochemical facilities in Brazil: Terminal Marítimo Almirante Soares Dutra and Terminal de Rio Grande.

Technip’s subsidiary wins gas pipeline contract in Peru

Tipiel, Technip’s subsidiary in Colombia, was awarded a front-end engineering design and detailed engineering design contract on a lumpsum basis by the Consorcio Constructor Ductos del Sur. This covers the development of a new gas pipeline to transport gas from the Camisea field to Southern Peru.