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The Hex-Hut Shelter System is a lightweight, portable, welding shelter that provides a unique alternative for an optimal welding environment for all welding processes.
PipeLine Machinery International has announced the release of the 71H pipelayer. With the support of Caterpillar and the engineering expertise of Vanguard Equipment Inc., the challenge was met to create a utility-capacity pipelayer in the Tier 4 Interim/EU Stage IIIB class, designed for lifting 27 215 kg (60,000 lb.) and engineered to meet the most exacting standards in the world.
Dexter + Chaney, providers of Spectrum Construction Software, has announced that they will use Spectrum's customizable Dashboard to expand access to all employees of companies that use Spectrum. Without the need to purchase additional licenses, a company can choose to give access to the Spectrum Dashboard to any and all employees.
“The value of software isn’t just in the depth of its features,” said John Chaney, CEO of Dexter + Chaney. “Value also depends on the breadth of accessibility. Everyone in a company needs reliable, up-to-date information to do their job. With the new all-access Dashboard, Spectrum makes it significantly easier to keep all employees informed, keep them equipped with information, and help them work better together.”
Built rugged for high-production requirements of the oil and gas industry, HTG series tube hones offer high reliability, flexibility, and 200+ in3/hr stock removal rate for part lengths up to 44.7 ft (13.6 m), ID's up to 24 in (609.6 mm)
Sunnen's new HTG series tube hones are designed as oil field workhorses with high-volume throughput and increased part capacity. The standard HTG-10000 is capable of handling standard part lengths up to 44.7 feet (13.6 m) and weights up to 17,600 lbs. (8000 kg). The HTG's ID range is 2 to 24 inches (50.8 to 609.6 mm), double that of previous generation machines, with an OD capacity of 26 inches (660.4 mm) standard, and up to 48 inches (1219.2 mm) as an option. The machine is ideal for down hole equipment applications, such as drilling jars, pumps/motors and hangers, and large hydraulic cylinders like those found on offshore oil platform stabilizers. A new proportional load control hydraulic system enables maximum utilization of hydraulic power, delivering power where needed during operation for maximum efficiency. The system can deliver up to 40 hp (29.83 kW) to the spindle and up to 18 hp (13.42 kW) to the tool stroking system, for metal removal rates of 200+ in3/hr (3500 cm3/hr) using superabrasives in steel.
TransCanada Corporation has announced that the Alberta Energy Regulator has approved TransCanada's application to construct and operate the Northern Courier Pipeline Project (Northern Courier).
"We are pleased that the Alberta Energy Regulator has approved Northern Courier, which will be a critical piece of infrastructure to support the long-term plans for growth and increased production from the Alberta oil sands," said Russ Girling, TransCanada's president and chief executive officer. "We currently expect construction on Northern Courier to begin in the third quarter of 2014, with it being ready for service by 2017."
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Precision Drilling Corporation has announced that it has entered into a strategic technology and service agreement and marketing alliance with Schlumberger, the world's leading provider of oilfield services. The agreement aims to increase the industrialization of unconventional drilling in North America through an engineered approach that utilizes Precision’s Tier 1 drilling rigs and allows Precision access to Schlumberger’s bottomhole assembly and services. The agreement applies to Canada and the Lower 48 states in the U.S. and includes contract drilling services, downhole drilling and measurement technology, engineering expertise and operational training.
Through this agreement, Precision will continue to expand its integrated directional drilling services utilizing Schlumberger’s downhole tools and related services supported by drilling engineering and modeling, component integration, industry leading subsurface knowledge and expertise, and high-quality measurements.
HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, announced it has worked with a leading HIPOWER SYSTEMS distributor, Simson Maxwell, to develop five custom generator packages that power mobile buildings. At the heart of each package is HIPOWER SYSTEMS’ HMW 810 T6 generator, which is driven by a heavy-duty, 4-cycle, direct-injection engine from MTU. Known for their economy of operation and maximum reliability and durability, these engines are capable of full-rated load acceptance in one step. For its mobile buildings, Simson Maxwell uses two 810 T6 units to create a twin 800kW, dual-prime power package that it installs into the prefabricated buildings, producing a ready-made solution for a variety of worker accommodations and facilities.
“These generators, used to power our mobile buildings, are the perfect choice for a variety of typical ‘camp’ solutions,” said Simson Maxwell President Daryl Kruper. “Because many of these mobile buildings will be powering small communities of workers in very remote regions of Northern Canada, generator reliability and durability is crucial. We use HIPOWER SYSTEMS’ equipment because it has proven itself to be of the highest quality.”
Maverick Oilfield Services Ltd. a provider of oil and gas mechanical construction, maintenance and transportation services has announced that effective on July 1, 2014, it has acquired all shares of Latigo Trucking Ltd.
"As Maverick looks to further strengthen its transportation business segment, the opportunity to add Latigo to our portfolio of companies enhances our growth strategy. Finding a transportation company with similar values made this combination move forward with ease. Latigo enables Maverick to focus on building this segment of our business, as we continue to execute our strategy to become a leader in the industry," says Chris Challis, CEO of Maverick.
Strongco has announced that it has been granted exclusive distribution rights for the Konecranes line of heavy lifting equipment in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, PEI, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador. The agreement includes the complete line of fork lift trucks with lifting capacities ranging between 10 and 65 tons, empty and laden container handlers with lifting capacities ranging between 8 and 46 tons, and three main types of reach stackers, all servicing the manufacturing, shipyards, ports, terminals, heavy-concrete and steel-handling industries. Konecranes is the world’s leading provider of lifting equipment and associated services, designing, customizing and manufacturing lift trucks for demanding applications for more than 50 years.
“We’re pleased to have Strongco support our product line,” said Phil Stevens, North America Region Director, Konecranes, Inc. “This partnership offers us a significant platform to supply our products throughout Canada, backed by Strongco’s branch network across the country.”
TIW Corporation has announced the completion and delivery of two large diameter Ball Type Safety Valves to Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) for use with its expanded containment system.
The class II Ball-Type Hurricane Valve is a custom valve design derived from the well-proven TIW Kelly Valve used for drilling operations worldwide. The valves will become a component of MWCC’s containment system for the capture of fluids from an uncontained subsea well in water depths up to 10,000 feet.
N-Solv Corporation has announced the execution of a Data Access Agreement making the Thailand Exploration and Production company, PTTEP Canada Limited (PTTEP) a participant in N-Solv's existing 500-barrel per day pilot plant, known as the BEST (Bitumen Extraction Solvent Technology) pilot.
The BEST pilot plant, located near Fort McMurray, Alberta, serves as a field-scale demonstration of the company's patented in situ production technology. N-Solv's technology, a solvent-based bitumen extraction process that uses no water, has the potential to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from bitumen extraction by up to 85% with lower specific CAPEX and OPEX intensity than existing in situ extraction processes. Moreover, the process produces higher quality oil due to in situ asphaltene and heavy metal rejection. The pilot plant represents a major step in demonstrating that the technology is commercially viable, having been extensively and successfully developed and tested in the lab over the past decade.