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26th February 2020   |   General, News, Stainless Steel

Stainless steel and the mining industry go together like strawberries and cream. . . only maybe not quite so sweet! Mining itself is the process of discovering, valuing, extracting and processing useful minerals such as iron, coal or other precious metals. These minerals can then be used by various industries ... Read More

19th December 2019   |   General, Materials, Singapore

What is the destructive testing of metals and why is it important? The high specification materials that Special Piping Materials supplies to clients around the world is subject to rigorous testing to ensure that they can perform in high-stress environments. Let's explore what destructive testing is and how some of ... Read More

17th December 2019   |   General, News, Singapore

It is fair to say that the fortunes of Malaysia and Petronas - the Government-owned oil and gas company, otherwise known as National Petroleum Limited - are inextricably linked. Malaysia has had a successful oil and gas industry for many years and the vibrancy of the market is in no small ... Read More

14th November 2019   |   General

LNG – or Liquified Natural Gas – is a substance that is used the world over and is becoming an essential part of the global energy market. It starts life as an approximately 95% methane natural gas that is then cooled down (through a cycle of compression, condensation, expansion and ... Read More

31st October 2019   |   Duplex & Super Duplex, General

The use of robotics in the oil and gas industry is still relatively new and it has added an exciting new element to the market. As non-conventional methods of oil and gas extraction are sought, the future of the industry is very much interconnected with the advancement of new technology. ... Read More

19th September 2019   |   Duplex & Super Duplex, General, Materials, Stainless Steel

The Global Desalination Industry is currently experiencing an enormous boom. All over the world it is experiencing incredible growth and it is becoming increasingly relied upon to supply fresh drinkable water. Because of this demand, according to Adroit Market Research, the Desalination Industry was valued at USD $15.43 billion in ... Read More

23rd July 2019   |   General, Materials, Products

The answer to the question ‘what is Nickel Alloy and Inconel’ has an interesting answer. This blog explores both materials and their applications.     Let’s start with Nickel Nickel is an extremely adaptable element and has a great range of helpful properties such as heat and corrosion resistance, electrical ... Read More

11th July 2019   |   Brazil, General, Materials, Products, Uncategorized

Exploring what is an FPSO and what companies are leading the way in the market Let’s start with the basics – what is an FPSO? A Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) installation is a floating vessel. It is generally found as part of a converted oil tanker hull. FPSOs ... Read More

26th June 2019   |   General, UK

The North Sea has always been a cornerstone of the oil & gas industry and is an area of huge importance. Recently, there have been questions over its future so here we look at its history and review some of the upcoming projects.  What is the “North Sea”? Within the ... Read More

19th June 2019   |   Brazil, General, People

In the next instalment of our 'Day in the Life' interviews, we speak to Leandro Santos, a member of the team in our Brazilian Office. Find out how he helps source our clients’ products in specialised materials like Super Duplex and Duplex and how he keeps on top of his ... Read More

12th June 2019   |   General, Products

When you are first looking to source a stainless steel pipe, whether it’s for a desalination plant, an oil rig or even a nuclear power station, one of the first questions you need to ask yourself is ‘do I need a seamless, welded or forged pipe’? The three types all ... Read More

28th May 2019   |   General, Houston, People, Products

Trump’s Tariffs were imposed during 2018 in a frenzy of activity by President Donald Trump as part of his economic policy. They have been an interesting factor to contend with by our office here in Houston and one that has led to us becoming more efficient at sourcing our high-quality ... Read More

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USA

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Brazil

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Singapore

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Dubai

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Oman

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Australia

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