Most companies and plants have taken steps to implement some degree of industrial cyber security control.
Refineries are large, highly automated, complex systems involving hundreds of people, thousands of work processes, thousands of control loops and tens of thousands of input/output points.
Trying to predict how global refining markets will look in 2026 is a losing proposition. The only thing we can count on with any real certainty is uncertainty.
This article is the second under the “Codes and Standards” series.
In today’s digital world, the line between IT and OT is blurring, and connectivity has become both inescapable and necessary. Connectivity is driving an influx of data that is both beneficial and overwhelming, especially as we explore how to apply this data in meaningful ways.
A new control system and single-blend optimization system make it possible to blend gasoline directly into tanker ships for delivery, rather than only into tanks, thereby saving millions in capital and reducing product giveaway.
The traditional approach for collecting plant as-built data commonly used for the revamp and retrofit of existing facilities, as well as for plant maintenance and operation, includes manually collecting the data and reviewing existing plot plans, elevation drawings, systems isometrics, or other 2D CAD drawings.
The state-of-the-art approach to solving the crude selection and scheduling problem is to separate the two challenges.
The company announced the winners of its 2015 global System Integrator Alliance Partner Excellence Awards for industry, and revealed the extended power of its PlantStruxure PES.
At annual event, company releases new intelligent marshalling offerings improve flexibility, reliability and efficiency of control and safety system design and operations.