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MEET THE MEMBER - IMTEX CONTROLS LTD

First established in 1990, Imtex Controls is a privately owned engineering and design manufacturing company, which was founded by Ian Turner and is now a family business, run by Ian and his two sons Paul and Mathew Turner who are Directors of the company. With its factory situated in Deeside and Sales Representatives featured throughout the whole of the UK, Imtex Controls specialise in the pro...

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PRACTICAL BUSINESS SUPPORT

OGUK issued a helpful email today of which this an extract:- • Government have committed to working with Trade Unions and business groups to put in place new employment support mechanisms to protect jobs and income. • There is also support to help companies cover statutory sick pay for employees. • HMRC tax payment support - A dedicated helpline has been set up to help businesses an...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF EN STANDARDS POST BREXIT

What is it?: Post Brexit BSi will continue to be a full participant in European Standards. CEN is separate from the EU. The UK is no longer a member of the EU but BSi is a member of CEN and will continue to be so after the transition period ends. Why is it important?: BVAA through their participation in the various BSi committees for example PSE/18 will still have the ability to influence EN st...

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SUBS DECLARATIONS

Its that time again! Please submit your subs declarations as soon as possible. Simply fill in the turnover form and return to our offices either by post to: British Valve & Actuator Association 1A Banbury Office Village Noral Way Banbury OX16 2SB Or alternatively email: karen@bvaa.org.uk ...

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BP EXPLORATION

Project Summary The Skua redevelopment will consist of the following key elements: - · Drilling and completion of 2No. Production wells · Tie-in of 2No. wells using a new manifold or tie-in to the existing manifold · Tie-In to existing 10”/16” NPS Pipe in Pipe (ex-Heron) Production flowline and dedicated slug-catcher on ETAP · Tie-In to existing subsea Wash-water flowline ...

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SICCAR POINT ENERGY

Cambo is a phased development, where Phase 1 will focus on developing a core field area and appraising a potential full field or larger subsequent phased development. An appraisal well and well test were successfully completed in 2018. The current concept is an FPSO & subsea infrastructure, with multiple subsea wells, oil offloading by tanker and gas export by pipeline. Conceptual Design Accep...

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NEPTUNE E&P

The Seagull field will be developed with up to 4 subsea wells drilled from a new 4-slot manifold 17 km south of the BP operated ETAP Central Processing Facility (CPF). Production will be evacuated via a new 5km subsea pipeline which will tie the Seagull manifold to the existing Heron pipeline system via a newly installed tie-in skid at the Egret manifold. Production will then utilise the Heron...

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THANK YOU EMERSON

A big thank you to Mike Howells and Emerson for donating Topworx Valve Controllers for our training room. Donations of these type are greatly appreciated here at the BVAA. ...

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WESTWOOD INSIGHT

Significant cost reductions have improved E&P cashflows and should drive increased offshore tendering activity in 2020. Pricing is expected to remain competitive, however, and contractors will need to remain focussed on profitability and avoid being locked into low-margin purgatory. Westwood's Mark Adeosun, discusses in more detail. ...

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ADIPEC ABSTRACTS DEADLINE: 27 MARCH

There are just 4 weeks to go until the deadline for abstracts for papers closes for the Adipec 2020 event. You have the opportunity to join over 1,000 technical speakers from around the world addressing the industry’s most topical issues and presenting technological advances to industry peers. Organised by Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the ADIPEC Technical Conference programme sp...

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