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SPX and McJunkin Red Man Enter into Distribution Agreement for M&J Valve
SPX, a leading supplier of flow technology solutions, has signed an agreement with McJunkin Red Man Corporation to distribute and stock in inventory SPX’s M&J Valve brand products in the United States. McJunkin Red Man is the U.S. subsidiary of MRC Global Inc., the largest global distributor of pipe, valves and fittings to the energy industry. With this agreement, McJunkin Red Man will initially stock the Houston-manufactured M&J Valve API 6D through-conduit slab and expanding gate products in sizes up to 24” and pressures up to class 600. This stock will allow customers to quickly obtain M&J products to fulfill shorter delivery lead times than standard requirements by going through McJunkin Red Man’s extensive branch network.

PRESS KIT: RATP Dev and SAPTCO win contract to operate the future Riyadh bus network
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RATP Dev and SAPTCO win contract to operate the future Riyadh bus network
RATP Group subsidiary RATP Dev and SAPTCO (Saudi Public Transport Company) have won the bid to implement, operate and maintain the future bus network in the Saudi capital of Riyadh for a twelve-year term. The network’s 100-odd lines will gradually enter service after two years of preparation starting from the launch of the contract.

RATP Dev wins contract to operate Transvil les, the Valenciennes city and region transport network
SITURV, the transport authority for the Valenciennes city and region transport network, has announced its decision to award the contract to RATP Group subsidiary RATP Dev to operate its Transvilles network connecting 81 municipalities in its two associations of metropolitan areas (Valenciennes Métropole and Porte du Hainaut) and their 350,000 inhabitants. The seven-year contract will begin on 1st January 2015.

Astana, Kazakhstan (14 November 2014) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers recognized regional members for service and leadership at an awards ceremony at its inaugural Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition (CTCE) this week.

MOL Group’s Successful Bidding in UK 28th Seaward Licensing Round
BUDAPEST, Hungary – 13th November, 2014 – MOL Group proudly announces that it has been offered four licenses, all as operator, on the UK Continental Shelf as part of the UK’s 28th licensing round.

Collaboration the watchword for Caspian oil and gas industry as region’s first technical conference gets underway
Astana, Kazakhstan (12 November 2014) – The Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition (CTCE), the first technical oil and gas conference ever to take place in the region, got underway in Astana today.

UK Teams Ready to win up to 20,000 Euro with MOL Group’s UPPP Program
- UPPP is an international E&P competition for geoscience and petro technical students at selected universities - 972 international teams of three have applied for the competition - 192 students from Aberdeen University, Robert Gordon University and Heriot-Watt are currently competing - The top three teams will win a total of 20,000 Euros and get the opportunity to join MOL Group

Double-acting metering pump from SPX’s Bran+Luebbe brand reduces footprint and maintenance costs
Bran+Luebbe with 75 years of oil and gas pumping experience is one of several highly experienced brands within the SPX group exhibiting at ADIPEC. Highlighted at SPX’s exhibit will be the NOVADOS series metering pump whose innovative double-acting diaphragm head delivers increased pumping performance and +/-0.5% metering accuracy with an 18% smaller footprint and over 20% lower weight compared with conventional single acting pumps.

ClydeUnion Pumps, an SPX Brand – More than a century of reliable pumping solutions for the oil and gas industry
SPX may be a relatively new name in pumping solutions for the oil and gas industry, but the brands within it have in-depth expertise and more than 100 years of experience with the industry. 2007 saw the formation of Clyde Pumps through the acquisition of Weir Pumps. A further merger with Union Pumps formed the ClydeUnion Pumps business, which was acquired by SPX in 2011. This rich heritage is displayed by the ClydeUnion Pumps brand today, which provides brilliantly engineered pumping packages and has decades of expertise in serving the oil and gas industry.

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