Maintenance & Reliability - Corrosion©2016 Hydrocarbon Processing60Maintenance & Reliability - CorrosionNon-phosphorus corrosion inhibitor optimizes cooling tower uptime for environmental compliance, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMTHP Innovations, 01 Jun 2016 00:00:00 GMTCorrosion prevention is a necessary cost, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTImproved corrosion prevention with acid-aided regeneration technologyEnhancing regeneration in amine treating systems has proven beneficial in many applications by improving operations and relieving design limitations via reduced steamrates and/or improved treating performance., 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 GMTControl fouling on preheat trains with a two-stage approach, 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTMajor accident and failure of stationary equipment in the RFCCUThe four case studies cover component failures and multiple types of leakage: valve packing, expansion joint and corrosion. Each case study systematically identifies cause, countermeasures taken and lessons learned., 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMTA chemist’s perspective on organic fouling in ethylene operations: update, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMTDetermine fouling margins in tubular heat exchanger design, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP Innovations, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMTImprove refinery flexibility and responsiveness, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMTCase 84: Remaining service life of plant equipment can be determined, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTLubrication update for rotating equipment, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTReassessing and updating electric motor bearing lubrication, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTSafety and environmental updates for HPI storage tanks, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTUse new methods to optimize energy efficiency of hydrogen compressors, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTHow Cr compounds discolor refractory brick walls of an ethylene cracking furnace, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTConsider technology to reduce compressor vibration and noise problems, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTExperience meets innovation: World-class coke drum replacement projectSix large coke drums at Chevron’s El Segundo refinery, which supplies 20% of Southern California’s vehicle fuel, were showing signs of aging after 46 years in service., 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Innovations, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTTrends from Texas A&M’s 43rd Turbomachinery and 30th Pump Symposia, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTIs your plant vulnerable to a brittle fracture?, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Hurdles in dismantling a vintage ammonia plant, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat is the impact of US shale oil on global markets and refinery configurations?, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase 80: Sudden temperature change in a centrifugal compressor, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Troubleshooting a leaking valve in a hydrogen unit, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTImprove compressor reliability with advanced chemical treatmentsAlthough many olefin plants are making big investments in hardware and metallurgy to improve compressor performance and to extend run lengths, the reliability, efficiency and throughput capacity of the CGC are still key influences on plant profitability., 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTA chemist’s perspective on organic fouling in ethylene operationsSince organic fouling cannot be completely eliminated, ethylene producers must use operational, chemical and mechanical methods to minimize heat transfer losses and equipment downtime., 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase 79: Integral compressor failures, 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTImprove performance of exchangers in quench-water services, 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTMake equipment decisions with up-to-date technical information, 01 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT