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Oil and Gas Terms

If you’re a machinist who's planning to work on projects in the oil and gas industry then you should prepare yourself to hear an array of confusing industry jargon and acronyms. If you already know what a 'Big Bear’.  ‘Blow out Preventer’ and a

How Crude Oil is separated into fractions

If you're an on-site machinist, you may be expected to work across a variety of industries - often carrying out in-situ jobs such as flange facing, hot tapping or pipe cutting. It goes without saying that the most important thing is to get the job

Petrochemical construction projects awarded in 2017

 

Mirage is pleased to bring you details of petrochemical construction projects awarded so far in 2017. These projects are good news for on-site machining companies, who carry out projects such as flange facing, pipe cutting and weld preparation. If

16 petrochemical on-site projects and the field machining equipment needed

During their career, the more experienced field machinist will come across many different projects across a variety of industries, but for those new to in-situ machining, having a clear idea of what type of projects are likely to crop up from the

5 key oil and gas innovation findings from the Lloyds Register Energy report

 

Throughout the world, advances in new technology have always remained important for the oil, gas and energy sector, but when the going gets tough do the innovators keep going?

With the current challenges facing the sector and the outlook for the

API reflects on U.S Petroleum imports: Oil and gas infographic

According to the Energy Information Administration, the U.S in 2012 exported record levels of refined oil products such as diesel and jet fuel because of its efficient refineries operating at near capacity. The U.S. also imported significantly less

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