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CORTEC receives "SIL" Certification for CRV pressure relief valve and trunnion ball valve

The SIL certification provides a quantification of the reduced likelihood of a hazardous event from occurring and assures that an independent third party reviewed the safety of the design and function of the product.

CORTEC, a manufacturer of high-quality API valves and manifolds, has received a Safety Integrity Level (SIL) certification on its Model Series "CRV" Pressure Relief Valves and Model Series "D" and "LD" Trunnion Ball Valves, which verify the safety of the products.

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Oral Traditional Evidence sessions begin for Trans Mountain Expansion Project Reconsideration hearing

In May, 2016 the NEB recommended that the Federal government approve the Trans Mountain Expansion Project subject to 157 conditions. The Federal Government approved the project in November 2016.

The National Energy Board (NEB) is starting three weeks of Oral Traditional Evidence (OTE) proceedings as part of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project Reconsideration hearing pertaining to project-related marine shipping. 

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SPX Flow offers high pressure closures, pig signallers

Bandlock 2 closures can be manufactured in sizes up to 90”, or larger depending on flow conditions.

SPX FLOW's GD Engineering brand has a long and successful history with the petrochemical and oil and gas industries. The Bandlock 2 closure is the original and benchmark design for high pressure closures. It ensures inside pressure cannot open the closure and has been proven to provide a safe, easy to use access solution with over 20,000 units in operation worldwide. Used in horizontal, vertical, inclined or declined installations for pipeline pig traps, filters, coalescers, strainers, separators, meter skid systems, hydrocyclones or any pressure vessel, even the largest of these closures can be opened in under one minute without the need for any special tools. 

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WB XPress' project Eastern Build placed into service

“The completion of WB XPress marks another significant milestone for TransCanada as we continue to deliver on our commitment of creating high-value takeaway capacity for our customers.”

TransCanada Corporation announced the Eastern Build of WB XPress (WBX) has been placed into service, completing the final phase of a critical natural gas infrastructure project that provides Appalachian producers with access to Mid-Atlantic markets.

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Volvo provides extra energy for pipeline project

Equipping construction machines with a digital voice has brought a new level of productivity to an international energy project piping gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe.

Equipping construction machines with a digital voice has brought a new level of productivity to an international energy project piping gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe.

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NEB announces first steps to Trans Mountain reconsideration

The National Energy Board (NEB) will hold a public hearing to carry out its reconsideration related to the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. The NEB has assigned a panel, opened up the application-to-participate process, and is seeking comment on the focus and design of the upcoming hearing. Board Members assigned to the hearing panel are Lyne Mercier (presiding), Alison Scott, and Murray Lytle.

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Federal government restarts NEB process for Trans Mountain expansion

Southern resident Orcas range along the coast from Washington State to British Columbia. – NOAA Fisheries West Coast on flickr; used under Creative Commons license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/

The Federal government has laid out the first steps in restarting the stalled Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project, calling for a 22-week review of issues that were noted in the recent Federal Court of Appeal ruling quashing earlier approvals of the pipeline.

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Coastal GasLink inks agreements with all indigenous bands along route

Coastal GasLink inks agreements with all indigenous bands along route

TransCanada Corporation is pleased to announce that its Coastal Gaslink Pipeline Project has signed community and project agreements with all of the elected Indigenous bands along its pipeline route in British Columbia. These agreements, totaling 20 across the province, exemplify the strong Indigenous support received for the proposed natural gas pipeline project in B.C.

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