oil and gas

The Oil and Gas Business is Catching Up with 3D Printing

Billions of people depend on the oil and gas industry. In 2018 the global demand for crude oil alone was more than 99 million barrels per day, that’s a 16%…

Titomic Licenses Two CSIRO Patents for 3D Printing Titanium Piping, Signs Acquisition Agreement with FTT

Renowned for its metal Kinetic Fusion (TKF) technology, Australian 3D printing company Titomic recently signed an MoU with China’s largest manufacturer and global exporter of titanium powder in order to secure a high quality…

DNV GL Releases First Class Approval of Manufacturer Program For 3D Printing Manufacturers

For safety purposes, it’s important to follow rules, regulations, standards, and guidelines set down by various agencies when it comes to 3D printing. Just like 3D printed implants and pharmaceuticals…

DNV GL Has Big Plans for Newly Opened Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence

Last month, quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL opened an additive manufacturing center of excellence in Singapore, as part of its goal to transform the country’s offshore and marine…

Petrus & ECA Group Partner Up to Deploy Underwater Drones for 3D Mapping in the Oil & Gas Market

Global oil & gas company Petrus has announced a cooperation agreement with aerospace and underwater robotics company the ECA Group. The partnership will bring together the vast industrial knowledge of…

3D Systems’ High-Quality 3D Printed Appearance Models Provide Trade Show Support at Oil & Gas Industry Event

Large-scale parts and machines are not always the easiest, or cheapest, objects to bring to a trade show or conference. But 2D photographs just don’t offer the same kind of…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 22, 2017

It’s 3D printing business as usual here on this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, with news of agreements, expansions, medical innovations, and 3D printing materials. The European…

DNV GL Introduces First Classification Guideline for 3D Printing

DNV GL is a quality assurance and risk management company that helps businesses obtain safety and sustainability through classification, certification, and other services to a wide range of industries, including the…

Aurora Labs Signs Agreement with DNV GL to Certify Metal 3D Printed Parts

Australian startup Aurora Labs specializes in developing 3D metal printers, powders, digital parts, and associated intellectual property (IP). The company is doing very well for itself – it became the top-performing IPO…

Metal 3D Printing News: Aurora Labs Signs Binding Term Sheet with WorleyParsons

Back in January, about a month after Australian startup Aurora Labs announced that it had shipped the first 3D printer in its affordable, metal S-Titanium line, the company announced that it was…

Lloyd’s Register Certifies First 3D Printed Titanium Part for Oil and Gas Industry

Three years ago, global engineering, technical, and business services firm Lloyd’s Register (LR), which is wholly owned by UK charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation, invited companies from around the world to…

3D Printing and R&D Tax Credits for the Oil & Gas Industry

The current fossil fuel glut is resulting in sustained low prices and an increased need to reduce costs. Numerous 3D printing solutions are under development within the oil and gas…

BP to Study Effect of 3D Printing on Supply Chains and Oil Industry

Among the many benefits 3D printing offers, we’ve seen multiple ways in which it impacts the environment, mostly on a positive level. It opens up new avenues for recycling, allows for…

3D Printing is Helping People Better Understand Complex Machinery

It seems these days that almost everybody knows that they need to use 3D printing technology in some way – there is a desire to take advantage of it as…

Will 3D Printing Reduce the Need for Fossil Fuels in Consumer Vehicles?

If you haven’t been living under a rock, you know that there are a lot of people screaming and yelling about oil prices and fossil fuels in general. Some are…

Cheaper Oil & Gas? 3D Printing May Lead to More Efficient Oil/Gas Fracking

Energy independence is something discussed quite a bit among politicians and economists in many countries throughout the world. Living in the United States, we know first hand how much it…