TechnipFMC Awarded a Significant Subsea Contract for Petrobras’ Marlim and Voador Fields

first_img Petrobras headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. (Credit: Eric and Christian/Wikipedia.) TechnipFMC (NYSE: FTI) (PARIS: FTI) today announced that it has been awarded a significant(1) subsea contract from Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) for the Marlim and Voador fields, located offshore Brazil.TechnipFMC will supply up to eight manifolds for production and injection, utilizing the all-electric Robotic Valve Controller (RVC). The contract also includes associated tools, spares and services.The RVC is a unique robotic technology that replaces traditional subsea hydraulics, as well as thousands of mechanical parts, while providing real-time data and analysis on system performance. This results in a manifold that is smaller, less complex and less costly with a significantly reduced carbon footprint. Moreover, the RVC’s software can be remotely upgraded and maintained subsea, increasing the overall reliability and availability of the subsea system.Jonathan Landes, President Subsea at TechnipFMC, commented: “We are honored that Petrobras has selected us to support the ongoing development of the Marlim and Voador fields. We look forward to executing this project using our local capabilities in Brazil and contributing to another important development in the country.“We are very excited to bring new technology and automation capabilities to this project through the use of the RVC to operate the manifolds. Our innovations in automation and electrification are helping our clients lower their operational expenditures and reduce the carbon intensity of their subsea projects.” Source: Company Press Release TechnipFMC will supply up to eight manifolds for production and injection, utilizing the all-electric Robotic Valve Controller (RVC)last_img read more

Dominica observes World Water Day today

first_imgLocalNews Dominica observes World Water Day today by: – March 22, 2012 Photo credit: crystalinks.comDominica has joined the rest of the world today in observance of World Water Day under the theme “Water and Food Security”.Minister with responsibility for water resource management Reginald Austrie said in his address to commemorate World Water Day that the importance of water in the production of food will be the major focus in Dominica.“Food security exists when all people and all times have access to a sufficient safe and nutritious food, to meet their dietary needs for an active and healthy lifestyle. We in Dominica are blessed with an abundance of rainfall, ground water and fertile lands, all of which are important necessary for the production of food to sustain life in the nature isle,” he said.Food security remains a top priority for the government of Dominica, he said, as well as the preservation of water and natural resources.“Government has taken steps over the years to build capacity among our local farming community, by providing better access to agricultural lands and other resources necessary for food production,” he said,However Austrie said global phenomenon such as climate change poses a serious threat to the natural environment and the ability to feed one’s country.“One cannot forget the drought conditions experience here in 2010…while tropical storm Ophelia inflicted millions in infrastructural damage last year, the impact on agriculture could also be similar equated” .Austrie said an urgent response to better understand the impact of global warming and climate change is needed. Dominica Vibes News Share Share Sharing is caring!center_img Share Tweet 19 Views   no discussionslast_img read more

Drogba urges fans to take Coronavirus issue seriously

first_img Loading… “It is imperative to respect the measures announced by the government. We are the ones who spread the virus, we are all responsible and active players in the situation.” The two-time African Footballer of the Year also echoed the personal hygiene steps that have been recommended as preventive measures against the virus. Read Also:Drogba hails Mane as new king of Africa “Wash your hands regularly, go out only if necessary, wear a mask and keep at least a meter away [from] each other,” he added. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentTop 10 TV Characters Meant To Be IconicThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty Penny7 Universities In The World Where Education Costs Too MuchPretty Awesome Shows That Just Got CanceledThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her Grandson10 Awesome 2019 Movies You Probably Missed10 Most Evil Female Characters In Disney Movies10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoTop 10 Tiniest Phones Ever Made7 Facts About Black Holes That Will Blow Your MindWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?center_img Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba, has urged fans to take the coronavirus pandemic very seriously and adhere strictly to measures provided by the government. Ivory Coast and Chelsea legend Didier Drogba With several economic and football activities ground to a halt, the virus continues to spread around the world. Several African stars have enjoined fans to stay safe during this difficult period and Drogba took to social media to remind the public of their role in stopping the spread of Covid-19. “I ask you to take the subject very seriously because we tend to be too light in the face of the situation,” Drogba said in his tweet.Advertisementlast_img read more

Harold William Anderson, Wellington: Oct. 13, 1937 – Oct. 10, 2013

first_imgHarold AndersonHarold William Anderson was born in rural Covington, OK on October  13th, 1937 to Clarence & Thelma Anderson.  Harold was the third oldest of nine children.  Harold married Karen Struble on June 4th, 1961 at the Wellington Nazarene Church.  They raised four children in their home in Wellington most of those years spent at 818 N. Washington.  He spent 3 years in the Army National Guard becoming a heavy infantry weapons specialist.Harold retired from Welco after 42 years of being a machinist.  He loved his family and loved his Lord and loved serving in the church and very much loved helping others.  Harold loved fishing and loved teaching his kids, grandkids & great grandkids how to fish. By fishing with others, that also made him a fisher of men. Harold was also the eternal Mr. Fix-it for family and friends. Harold passed away at Via Christi – St. Francis in Wichita, KS on October 10th, 2013 three days short of his 76th birthday. Harold is survived by his wife Karen of over 52 years, Son Steve Anderson & wife Cindy of Wellington, their children Jessica Viramontes and her daughters Taryn & Mikayla of Wellington, Melissa Anderson & Mitchell Anderson both of Derby;  Son Mike Anderson and wife Jessica and their children Macy Anderson & fiancé Nick Norris,  Levi Anderson of Wellington and Great Grandson Camden;  Daughter Tina Anderson and her sons Jared & Justin Haggard of Wichita; and daughter Anna Middleton and husband Keel of Wellington, Their son Thane Middleton & his wife Heather of De Soto, KS, son Todd Middleton & his wife Cara of Merriam, KS.  Harold is also survived by his brother Dale Anderson of Argonia, KS, Sister Laura Longbine/Ray of Harper, KS and Sister Norma Pearson and husband Richard of Wichita.  Harold is also survived by brother-in-law Clint Struble & his wife Sharon of Wellington, Brother-in-law Randy Struble and wife Cindy of Derby, Sister-in-law Louise Widick and husband Bob of Woodward, OK and sister-in-law Gloria Daniels and husband Larry of Grove, OK.  Harold had many nieces and nephews and with many of them also having childrenMemorial services for Harold will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2013 in the First Free Will Baptist Church, Wellington, Kansas. A private burial will be held at a later time.In lieu of flowers , donations can be made to the First Free Will Baptist Church or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.To share a memory or to leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info.Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington, Kansas.last_img read more