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The months leading into an impending turnaround (TAR) have never been an easy time for operations and maintenance personnel.
Rotating Equipment / Turbines / Process Optimization / Loss Prevention / Information Systems / Greenhouse Gases / Equipment / Carbon Management
Reducing emissions is a significant challenge several industries face, with multiple pathways being taken to increase sustainability. At Honeywell Users Group 2023, Ravi Srinivasan delivered a presentation titled “Overcoming emission challenges: The path to net zero.” Srinivasan highlighted several avenues for reducing emissions, such as proactive leak detection and remediation, energy efficiency solutions, hydrogen (H2), carbon capture, renewable fuels and offsets.
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A hydrocracker makeup compressor in a refinery in Saudi Arabia failed during operation. Upon internal inspection of the compressor, it was found that the cylinder liner was cracked and needed a replacement.
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According to Löfsten, “the costs of maintenance are estimated to be between 15% and 40% of production costs.” Consequently, efforts to reduce such costs without compromising risk to equipment, personnel safety and environmental integrity are welcomed.
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Steam-surface condensers are used throughout the refining, petrochemical and chemical industries.
Extensive guidance is available for relief protection of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code (B&PVC) Section VIII process equipment for scores of applications, such as run-away reactions, distillation and heat exchangers. Sources include ASME, American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Design Institute for Emergency Relief Systems (DIERS), among others.
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<em>Hydrocarbon Processing</em>, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication for 100 yr, has announced the finalists for its sixth annual <em>HP</em> Awards, which celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year.
Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Refining / Economics / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Loss Prevention / Rotating Equipment / Turbines
Operators at refineries, petrochemical plants and power generation companies are under constant pressure to reduce maintenance and operational costs, boost productivity, minimize risk of unplanned outages and maximize time between overhaul periods.
HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1960s: Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes
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Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes
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Process equipment operating in a brownfield environment is often rerated pertaining to the changes in process parameters during debottlenecking.
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