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Oil & Gas Still Top Concern for 2017 Market Outlook

The big topic for discussion at this year’s event: Have we hit bottom for oil prices? And what does that mean for valve manufacturers? According to John Spears, while U.S. oil production is projected to drop in 2016, producers will need to start increasing production by the second half of 2018. And to meet the ever-increasing energy needs of the developing world, natural gas will be competing with other “green” energy sources to meet the demand. MORE

The Do’s and Don’t’s of Isolating Pressure Relief Valves

The use of isolation valves presents real risk to operators if either the shutdown procedures are not correct or if operators do not follow the procedure as described.  Both situations can create a scenario where the system is either unprotected from an overpressure event or inadequate in preventing system damage. MORE

VMA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

Pentair Valves & Controls Acquired by Emerson  MORE

Chemours Selects Wilmington, DE for its Global Headquarters  MORE

ValvTechnologies Successfully Completes NUPIC Audit  MORE

GE Oil & Gas Supporting Indian Exploratory Drilling Campaign  MORE

Lee Howard Named President of Rotork Controls  MORE

Val-Matic Names Mark Troyanowski VP of Sales & Marketing  MORE

END-USER INDUSTRIES

Feds Warn of Bolt Failures in Offshore Drilling  MORE

Oil Refiners Face Reprieve as Maintenance Tames Fuel Glut  MORE

Chemical Activity Barometer Suggests Accelerated Business Activity  MORE

Oil Rigs Added for Eighth Week in a Row  MORE

North Carolina Approves $127M in Water/Wastewater Projects  MORE

U.S. Crude Oil Exports Increasing; Reach Expands  MORE

VALVE MAGAZINE

Coming in the Fall Issue

The Basics of Welding

Fall’s VALVE Magazine takes a look at welding, an essential fabrication process, particularly in the refining and power industries. The issue offers a primer for those in the industry to better understand the concepts, procedures, terminology and ramifications of the welding processes as applied to both manufacture and installation.

Appearing in the Summer Issue

Protection Against Corrosion

In Summer’s issue, we highlighted the ceramic coatings that are so vital to protecting valves and related equipment from corrosion. The issue reports on a study that shows that a new blend is a promising tool for harsh processes such as hydrometallurgy where metal-seated ball valves are heavily used. MORE

MANUFACTURING & THE ECONOMY

U.S. Consumer Confidence at 11-Month High  MORE

Advanced Manufacturing Outpaces Rest of Production Sector  MORE

Texas Manufacturing Activity Increased in August MORE

Manufacturing Productivity in U.S. Higher Than Other Nations  MORE

Durable Goods Orders Up 4.4%, a Six-Month High MORE

Manufacturing Output Up, Firms Signal Softer Expansion in New Work  MORE

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INDUSTRY EVENTS

Oct. 18-20, 2016
VMA Valve Basics Seminar & Exhibits
Houston
 

Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2016
10th Biennial Valve World Conference & Exhibits
Dusseldorf, Germany
 

Dec. 13-15, 2016
Power-Gen International
Orlando, FL
 

March 1-3, 2017
2017 VMA Technical Seminar, Exhibits & Tour
Nashville
 

 

 

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