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VIRGINIA CLASS SUBMARINES

  VIRGINIA CLASS SUBMARINES   Designed by Electric Boat, the Virginia-class is being built jointly under a teaming arrangement between Electric Boat and Northrop Grumman Newport News in Virginia. In 1998, the U.S. Navy awarded a $4.2 billion contract for the construction of the first four ships of the class. Virginia is the first of [...]

How are you selecting fluid system components for use in sour oilfields?

“The conditions under which oil and gas are brought from their reservoirs to the surface can be outright hostile to many common materials used in fluid system components employed in the industry.” According to Dr. Gerhard Schiroky, potentially dangerous mechanisms including localized corrosion, stress corrosion cracking (SCC), and sulfide stress cracking (SSC) have become increasingly [...]