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The Weir Group plc is an engineering company headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland. [1]

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Boiler feedwater pump

A boiler feedwater pump is a specific type of pump used to pump feedwater into a steam boiler.

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Centrifugal pump

Centrifugal pumps are a sub-class of dynamic axisymmetric work-absorbing turbomachinery.

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Cierva Autogiro Company

The Cierva Autogiro Company was a British firm established in 1926 to develop the autogyro.

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Cierva W.9

The Cierva W.9 was a British 1940s experimental helicopter with a three-blade tilting-hub controlled main rotor, and torque compensation achieved using a jet of air discharged from the rear port side of the fuselage.

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Clyde Blowers Capital

Clyde Blowers Capital is a Scottish industrial investment company which owns several engineering companies.

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Derald Ruttenberg

Derald H. Ruttenberg (17 February 1916 – 19 September 2004) was a lawyer who became a deal maker, organizing large industrial mergers.

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Desalination is a process that extracts mineral components from saline water.

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Deutsche Mark

The Deutsche Mark ("German mark"), abbreviated "DM" or, was the official currency of West Germany from 1948 until 1990 and later the unified Germany from 1990 until 2002.

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Downstream (petroleum industry)

The oil and gas industry is usually divided into three major sectors: upstream, midstream, and downstream. The downstream sector is the refining of petroleum crude oil and the processing and purifying of raw natural gas, as well as the marketing and distribution of products derived from crude oil and natural gas.

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Elland is a market town in Calderdale, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.

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Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.

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Evaporator (marine)

An evaporator, distiller or distilling apparatus is a piece of ship's equipment used to produce fresh drinking water from sea water by distillation.

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FTSE 250 Index

The FTSE 250 Index is a capitalisation-weighted index consisting of the 101st to the 350th largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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Galloway Weir

James Galloway Weir (6 July 1839 – 18 May 1911) was a Scottish businessman and Liberal Party politician.

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Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Hubballi (Other name: Hubli) is the second largest city in the Indian state of Karnataka.

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Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild

Nathaniel Charles Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild, OM, GBE, FRCA, Hon FKC, Hon FBA (born 29 April 1936) is a British investment banker and a member of the prominent Rothschild banking family.

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James George Weir

Air Commodore James George Weir, (23 May 1887 – 7 November 1973) was an early Scottish aviator and airman.

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Jim McColl

James Allan McColl OBE (born 22 December 1951) is a Scottish businessman and entrepreneur.

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List of oilfield service companies

This is a list of oilfield service companies – companies which provide services to the petroleum exploration and production industry but do not typically produce petroleum themselves.

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London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is a stock exchange located in the City of London, England.

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Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Materiel, more commonly matériel in US English and also listed as the only spelling in some UK dictionaries (both pronounced, from French matériel meaning equipment or hardware), refers to military technology and supplies in military and commercial supply chain management.

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Multi-stage flash distillation

Multi-stage flash distillation (MSF) is a water desalination process that distills sea water by flashing a portion of the water into steam in multiple stages of what are essentially countercurrent heat exchangers.

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Nuclear power

Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce electricity in a nuclear power plant.

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Pound sterling

The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

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Public company

A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.

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A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action.

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Refining (also perhaps called by the mathematical term affining) is the process of purification of a (1) substance or a (2) form.

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Robert Smith, Baron Smith of Kelvin

Robert Haldane Smith, Baron Smith of Kelvin, (born 8 August 1944 at Glasgow) is a British businessman and former Governor of the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2

Between 1911 and 1914, the Royal Aircraft Factory used the F.E.2 (Farman Experimental 2) designation for three quite different aircraft that shared only a common "Farman" pusher biplane layout.

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Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Seawater, or salt water, is water from a sea or ocean.

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A slurry is a thin sloppy mud or cement or, in extended use, any fluid mixture of a pulverized solid with a liquid (usually water), often used as a convenient way of handling solids in bulk.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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SPX Corporation

SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPXC) is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and detection and measurement markets, and a strong presence in power and energy markets.

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A steamship, often referred to as a steamer, is a type of steam powered vessel, typically ocean-faring and seaworthy, that is propelled by one or more steam engines that typically drive (turn) propellers or paddlewheels.

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Studebaker-Worthington was a diversified American manufacturer created in 1967 through a merger of Studebaker, Wagner Electric and Worthington Corporation.

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Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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The Herald (Glasgow)

The Herald is a Scottish broadsheet newspaper founded in 1783.

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Thomas Leith

Thomas Orr Leith OBE, FRAE (23 March 1926 – 7 November 2005) was a leading Scottish mechanical engineer and industrialist.

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Upstream (petroleum industry)

The oil and gas industry is usually divided into three major sectors: upstream (or exploration and production- E&P), midstream and downstream.

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Veolia Environnement S.A., branded as Veolia, is a French transnational company with activities in four main service and utility areas traditionally managed by public authorities – water management, waste management, transport and energy services.

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William Weir, 1st Viscount Weir

William Douglas Weir, 1st Viscount Weir GCB PC (12 May 1877 – 2 July 1959) was a Scottish industrialist and politician, who served as President of the Air Council in 1918.

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Worthington-Simpson was a British pump manufacturer.

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2000s energy crisis

From the mid-1980s to September 2003, the inflation-adjusted price of a barrel of crude oil on NYMEX was generally under US$25/barrel.

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