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What could happen to the gas industry in even of a no deal Brexit?

With uncertainties still surrounding Brexit and the negotiations, no one really knows for sure what will happen after Britain leaves the EU. The government has made preparations for every scenario in its negotiations with the EU, including a ‘no deal' Brexit. As a country that relies heavily on a m ...

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Posted 1 day agoOpinion > BrexitGas IndustryBiomethane +7

Save the Date, 100% British Made tools from HTL Group at ADIPEC 2019.

Save the Date, 100% British Made tools from HTL Group at ADIPEC 2019. Once again HTL Group is exhibiting at ADIPEC, the premier Oil and Gas event in Abu Dhabi. Located in the National Exhibition Center from the 11 th to the 14 th November, the HTL team will be showcasing their 100% British Made, ...

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Posted 27 days agoPress > oil and gas eventoil and gas eventsADIPEC +1

Houghton International appoints new Pump Sales Engineer as Pump Services department continues to grow

Electro mechanical engineering specialist Houghton International has appointed Chris Weston as its new Pump Sales Engineer. Highly experienced with an excellent track record within the pump industry, Chris will support the existing pump services team as it continues to develop its service offering ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > Motor Repairmechanical engineerelectro-mechanical +6

Innovative engines of the future

In the modern age of engine development, many engineers are focusing on hybrid and electrical engines for cars and other vehicles, which may have marked the beginning of the end of diesel and petroleum engines that have been used for many years to power vehicles. In fact, the UK Government has just ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > Gas Enginesnatural gas handlingFossil Fuels +4

Take advantage of controlled bolting techniques

For all operations, controlled bolting is highly important. It ensures that the tightening and loosening of bolts are done in a controlled manner. If you rush through this process, then you could risk complications further down the line. If you correctly use a controlled bolting technique, then it c ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > Mech-Toolasset integrity engineeringHydraulic control systems +9

Training in the UK’s renewables sector

Training in the UK's renewables sector Around the world, the renewables sector is a growing industry — and that means it needs an increasing number of new employees to support and drive it to further success. In 2017, renewable power generation increased to 29.4% from 24.5% from the previous yea ...

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Posted 5 months agoOpinion

A review of nuclear power and predictions for future performance

Amongst the growth of the renewable energy sector and the negative coverage surrounding the industry, it hasn't been plain sailing for the nuclear power sector of late. However, is the negativity surrounding the industry justified? Looking behind the headlines and scratching the surface on the perf ...

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Posted 8 months agoPress > Nuclear PlantNuclearNuclear Reactors +2

Can apprenticeships address the UK’s STEM skills gap?

Deemed to be a national crisis by some industry experts and costing the UK economy £1.5 billion a year according to a report published in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers , the shortages of workers in STEM sectors are a significant point of concern. But could improving and developing STEM a ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress

How to correctly manage hazardous waste

For businesses that produce hazardous waste, it is of vital importance that the waste is dealt with correctly. This waste has the capacity to harm both the environment and human health, which is why there is such an emphasis on safely storing and treating it correctly. Hazardous waste is classed a ...

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Posted 9 months agoPress > OIl wasteharsh and hazardoushazardous waste +5

The Future of Fuel

Diesel has received a lot of scrutiny lately for the levels of Nitrogen Oxide it emits from our vehicles, so much so that the UK government plan to ban the sales of new diesel and petrol vehicles by 2040 in a bid to clean up air quality across the nation. As a result, the electric vehicle market ex ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion

Are Shale and Biomethane the Future of the Gas Industry?

Could shale and biomethane represent the future of gas? That was the speculation at the 2017 Future Energy Scenarios event. Here, we will look at each of these sources of gas to find out just how they are being used and if they have the potential to become the most used form of gas of the future… ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Shale GasBiomethaneLPG +3

UK Clean Growth Strategy

The Government has launched a Clean Growth Strategy in a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The strategy has been outlined to help build a lower-carbon future for the UK. The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), compiled the document which you can download and read t ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Clean growth strategymains gasgreenhouse gas +1

Contract Security: Houghton International Wins Motor Maintenance and Repair Contract at Lynemouth Power Limited

Houghton International has secured a three-year contract in motor maintenance and repair with Lynemouth Power Limited in Northumberland.This has been made possible following a recent expansion, with Houghton International being an electro mechanical engineering specialist. The business will be res ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress

Peacock Engineering Gains Major Contract

Peacock Engineering has revealed that they will be supplying specialist mobile devices for a major contract that they have won with Flogas last week. Flogas, is one of the European's leading commercial and domestic LPG suppliers . The company was first established to create and deliver a range of ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress > Flogaspeacock engineeringlpg supplier +3

The Most Reliable Energy Sources

Energy consumption is rising in the UK, between 2005 and 2030, energy consumption is set to increase by 50%. This is mainly down to the growing population and our increased demand for energy. Together with Flogas, suppliers of commercial gas , we take a look at what energy sources make up the mar ...

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Posted 2 years agoOpinion