October 2021


Valves: Protect safety valves using rupture discs

For many years, emissions were an unavoidable consequence of industrial development.

Lloyd, C., REMBE GmbH Safety + Control

For many years, emissions were an unavoidable consequence of industrial development. An increased awareness of environmental issues and subsequent legislation are pressuring oil and gas companies to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and several have responded by setting reduction targets over the coming decades.  Operators have many options when pursuing emissions reductions. The focus here is the impact of various safety devices on this target. The first point of consideration should be the safety valves in use. Valves are an obvious place to start—no valve is 100% leak-tight, and their effectiveness decreases each time an activation occurs and the valve re-seats. Within the design and constru

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