Loss Prevention

Digital: Looking to boost safety? Reliable operations are the key

Carugo, M., Emerson Automation Solutions

Equipment failures are the thorn in every industrial plant’s side.

Simplification reduces risks and cuts costs

Bozick, A., Victaulic

A facility’s ability to operate safely is the determining factor in its success or failure.

Digital: Maximize return on capital investment with predictive maintenance

Oil and gas professionals are well aware of the pressures companies face in the market.

Reliability: Preserve what worked well in 1980

Bloch, Heinz P., Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The second CCC implementation strategy involved so-called “shirt sleeve seminars.”

Editorial Comment

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Each May, Hydrocarbon Processing focuses on the topic of maintenance and reliability.

Show Preview: IRPC Europe returns to Italy this June

Andrew, Bob, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Gulf Energy Information and Hydrocarbon Processing are pleased to provide a preview of IRPC Europe 2018, which will be held June 5–7 in Milan.

Speed up the development of new commercial adsorbents—Part 2

In the conventional development approach, a multi-stage process begins in the laboratory, moves to the pilot plant and then ends at the commercial unit, often before any financial benefits are realized.

Using valve diagnostics at startup to save time and money

Early detection of valve problems with diagnostics prevents small issues from escalating into major incidents when production starts.

Creating a ‘win-win’ between construction contractor and project owner—Part 1

Shahani, G., Berg, J., ShureLine Construction; Rentschler, C., Engineering Consultant

Numerous articles have been written about the key elements to a successful construction project.

How pipeline management becomes part of a plant safety strategy

Liston, C., HIMA Americas, Inc.

A typical refinery or chemical plant contains miles of pipelines.