Oil - Gas Technology
The Importance of Using the Right Filtration in LNG Production
According to the McKinsey Global Gas and LNG Outlook to 2050 report, demand for LNG is expected to grow 3.4 percent annually to 2035 — with approximately 100 million metric tons of additional capacity...
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Troubleshooting Leaks: Understanding Circumferential Tube Cracks
Next up in our six-part troubleshooting fluid system connection leaks article series is understanding the causes of circumferential tube cracks. Specifically, we are investigating circumferential tube...
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How to Safely Remove Plugged Monoflange for Oil and Gas Process to Instrument Application
In onshore and offshore oil and gas, operators' demand for components that satisfy a reduction in leakage paths resulted in our designing the Monoflange valve, combining primary and secondary valves...
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How An Alternative Axial Piston Pump Delivers Design Flexibility and Cost Savings - Infographic
Finding a cost-effective piston pump for a heavy-duty application with a shorter lead time and design flexibility can be very uncommon in the marketplace.  However, Parker's PVplus Axial Piston...
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High Performance Non-Weld Flange System Certified for Marine Market
The marine market is especially demanding when it comes to high pressure hydraulic connections. These need to withstand the harshest conditions and vibrations. With classic welded connections there...
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Leading Technologies for the Oil and Gas Industry
Unpredictable weather, stringent government regulation, and dramatic changes in market conditions challenge the oil and gas industry. Whether upstream or downstream, on land or at sea, the most...
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BRE Compounds Bridge Gap Providing Improved Properties Over FKM & Aflas®
Fluids play a critical role in sustaining life. Keeping animals and humans hydrated and helping plants grow are obvious ways. Less obvious ways include moving cargo around the world and...
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Smarter Instrument Mounting Using Close-Coupling Techniques
Innovations in the design of primary isolation valves and manifolds for mounting pressure instrumentation can deliver enormous pressure control advantages to both instrument and piping engineers,...
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Meeting Marine and Offshore Approvals is Key to Delivering Safety at Sea
The safe navigation of ships in challenging marine environments is a testament to the skill of the crew and the performance of the equipment they use. In offshore applications, the ambient environment...
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Essential Umbilicals Take a First-Class Flight from Ohio to Norway
Parker's unrivaled industrial distribution network extends to approximately 13,000 locations globally. Through this extensive network of local, independent businesses, Parker brings its products and...
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5 Benefits of Smart Technology In Extreme Duty Hydrostatic Pumps - Infographic
How can an extreme duty hydraulic system become smarter? Combine the brawn of Gold Cup® series pumps with the intelligence of Gold Cup - IE's operational sensors and a fully connected, predictive...
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Troubleshooting Leaks: Fixing a Port End Connection Issue
In our first post in this series, Troubleshooting Fluid System Connection Leaks, we gave an overview of how to troubleshoot a system that’s leaking, and the connection areas to focus on. Now that the...
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Enhancing Safety Through Small Bore Instrumentation Training
The Oil and Gas industry sector is driven by safety and has been for over 60 years around the globe. Whilst the industry has had issues with incidents, it has been proven that by adhering to good...
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It's Time to Recognise Integral Ended Connections on Instrument Manifolds
Securing leak-free connection of impulse lines to manifolds for applications that use differential pressure flowmeters is a subject that has taxed instrumentation engineers for more than a...
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A Dangerous Mix - How to Avoid and Handle Mixed-Pressure Connections
Mixing high- and medium-pressure fittings or incompatible parts makes systems unstable, inefficient and potentially dangerous. At worst, it can cause a potentially fatal explosion. At Parker,...
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Why Choose Single Ferrule Tube Fittings for Vibration Protection and Temperature Cycling
Industrial settings with strenuous applications, such as thermal cycling and vibration, are recognised as some of the toughest environments for tube fittings. In all cases, such applications demand...
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Desalination System Provides Ultra-Pure Water for Offshore Oil and Gas Rigs
On offshore oil and gas platforms and vessels, a supply of freshwater is essential, not only for drinking but also to keep critical machinery and equipment operational. Rig managers, water quality...
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Large-Size PTFE Seals Withstand Aggressive Media and High Temperatures
Seals made of the fluoropolymer PTFE are used where many other sealing materials (such as rubber elastomers, polyurethanes, fabric-reinforced elastomer seals, etc.) reach their limits in terms of...
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What Is the Difference Between Full Port or Standard Port Ball Valve?
Ball valves are used in a variety of industries such as manufacturing, oil, and gas, automotive, marine, agricultural and heavy truck. Applications may vary but include operations for processing,...
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Degradable Materials Simplify Well Completions in Oil & Gas Extraction
The emergence of degradable and dissolvable materials is providing oilfield service companies an opportunity to increase efficiencies and cut costs in the oilfield by simplifying well...
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