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Highlights of API 685 3rd Edition, Sealless Pumps—Part 2

Korkowski, F., Applied K3nowledge Consulting; Hess, T., The Equity Engineering Group, Inc.; Cooper, J., Bechtel Inc.; van den Heuvel, M., BP

Part 2 of the article on API 685 has highlighted most of the “other changes of interest to the reader” and provides insights into the various other points of discussion the API 685 task force addressed, along with the rationale behind changes found in the July 2022 published 3rd Ed. of the standard.

STRABAG Umwelttechnik and Atlas Copco Energas agree on industrial and high-performance heat pumps

The two companies will work together to bundle their respective resources and expertise, with the goal of further improving customer focus in the vastly growing market for large-scale heat pumps.

Innovations in process and power generation: The Bentley finalists

At the 2022 Year in Infrastructure Conference and Going Digital Awards, Bentley Systems brought finalists from around the world to present their innovations in various forms of infrastructure.

Shell Lubricants and Blue Tide Environmental to work together to progress circular economy

Pennzoil-Quaker State Company, a subsidiary of Shell plc, has acquired a 49% interest in Blue Tide Environmental LLC, a company focused on building a global network of lubricant recycling facilities.

Flexibility in catalyst technology for improved bottoms upgrading

Bottoms product from fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) is typically one of the least valuable products from a refinery.

PKN ORLEN completes three transactions in Poland with Aramco

PKN ORLEN has finalized three transactions with Aramco involving refining, wholesale and plane fuel businesses, following PKN ORLEN’s merger with Grupa LOTOS.

Honeywell and Environ intend to advance plastics circularity in Egypt through MoU

Honeywell has signed an MoU with Egypt’s Environ Adapt for Recycling Industries with the aim of advancing plastics recycling in the country.

South Korea warns of supply disruptions, economic damage if truckers strike

South Korea's prime minister urged unionized truckers to scrap plans to go on strike this week to spare the economy what he called paralysis and irreversible damage, fueling fears for the post-pandemic recovery of global supply chains.

Siemens to supply electric vehicle chargers for Electromin’s planned charging network in Saudi Arabia

Siemens agreed to supply Electromin, the e-Mobility unit of Saudi Arabia’s lubricants and automotive services company Petromin, with electric vehicle (EV) chargers for its planned development of a Kingdom- and region-wide charging network.

LUKOIL's Bulgarian refinery may shut down if it cannot export

LUKOIL Neftochim Burgas , Bulgaria's only oil refinery, may have to shut down if the government does not follow through on plans to allow the Russian-owned business to continue exporting, Chief Executive Ilshat Sharafutdinov said.