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Webinar - Engineering simulation for oil and gas

Norton Straw Consultants will be presenting a webinar on "Engineering simulation in the oil and gas industry" on 11 March 2015. The event is being organised by NAFEMS and registration is free here http://www.nafems.org/events/nafems/2015/oil-gas-webinar/ NAFEMS is the International Association of the Engineering Modelling, Analysis and Simulation Community. This webinar aims to provide an overview of how engineering simulation and analysis can be successfully applied to the oil and gas industry across a range of applications...

Subsea & flow assurance webinar

Dr Matt Straw presented an overview of Norton Straw Consultants' experience in the field of subsea engineering and flow assurance relating to their use of CD-adapco's STAR-CCM+ simulation software. The presentation combines a general overview with project experience and can be viewed on the CD-adapco website here (http://www.cd-adapco.com/webinar/cfd-simulation-flow-assurance-subsea-engineering). The presentation starts after 10 minutes 30 seconds.

Innovation continues in world heritage site

In an article in the November 2014 edition of Derbyshire Life focussed on Norton Straw Consultants Derby office location in the world heritage site of Darley Abbey Mills. Originally a site of engineering innovation dating back to 1719 Darley Abbey Mills was a site of manufacturing endeavour for well over 200 years.  Now a rapidly developing business location it has proved a popular site as our Derby office both with those of us who work for Norton Straw Consultants and for our customers who visit. Read the article on p 171...

Norton Straw appoints New Technical Manager

Norton Straw Consultants is delighted to appoint David Fielding as Technical Manager to continue our engineering services development. David Fielding has a wealth of industry experience. After graduating from Loughborough University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering David entered a career in engineering consulting, focusing on computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer applications during this time.  Over the last 10 years David has been involved in a wide range of projects relating to subsea and flow assurance,...

Oil & Gas Separation Webinar (CFD simulation)

Norton Straw Consultants gives Webinar for CD-adapco Earlier in 2014 we presented a webinar on the use of engineering simulation (CFD) to improve separator performance on behalf of CFD software provider CD-adapco.   The webinar is available in part on YouTube here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5NHgQ-4t6o) and  CD-adapco's web-site here The aim of the webinar was to show how CFD simulation can benefit: Separation and process product and technology development The understanding...