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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

5 essential tools for the petrochemicals industry

Utilised throughout the petrochemical industry, Mirage Machines are trusted for their expert design; meeting increasing standards of surface finish and tolerance, as well as an ever decreasing outage and planned shutdown timescales. Although rental of

3 essential tools for shipbuild and repair

Mirage's range of portable machines is used across the shipbuild and repair industry in processes such as vessel building and repairs to worn bores.

From drills renowned for their ease of use and robust design, to the milling and drilling gantry

Completing a vessel plate weld and vessel nozzle weld profile project

A project requiring vessel welding took Mirage Machines to Saudi Arabia to complete a recent job.

The client required nozzle weld profiles as well as vessel plate welding meaning machining was required to complete the jobs within tight dimensions and

Avoiding RTJ flange stress corrosion cracking using petrochemicals

A problem for the petroleum and petrochemicals industry, RTJ flange stress corrosion cracking can also affect reactors, furnaces, tubes, valves and pipelines too.

Due to the high temperatures and pressure conditions machining is force to work in, it

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