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Digital Feature: Enhancing ethylene cracker radiant tube integrity through innovative robotic inspection
Analyzers / Automation / Corrosion / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Environment & Safety / Ethylene / Furnaces / Heat Transfer / Loss Prevention / Instrumentation / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Safety / Sensors
Radiant tube failure ranks as a primary cause of unplanned shutdowns in ethylene cracking furnaces. This article examines tube failures via carburization, along with a proprietary technology that provides comprehensive multi-aspect inspection data to mitigate ethylene radiant tube failures.
Digital Feature: The perfect match: How to evaluate chemical resistance and fluid compatibility of materials
Corrosion / Distillation / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Maintenance & Reliability / Polymers / Process Optimization / Refining
Matching the right elastomer to an application is key to ensuring an o-ring's optimal performance and mitigating premature failure.
Environment & Safety / Maintenance & Reliability / Process Control / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Biofuels / Carbon Management / Corrosion / Desulfurization / Diesel / Distillation / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Greenhouse Gases / Hydrogen / Hydrotreating / Natural Gas / Products / Pumps / Reactors
The production of carbon-neutral and renewable transportation fuels is growing rapidly, driven by the need to find feedstocks beyond fossil resources. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives—along with accelerated consumer demand for sustainable and carbon-negative fuel products—are also driving demand.
Pitting corrosion can seriously impact the service life of stainless steel components in hydrocarbon processing applications.
Environment & Safety / Process Optimization / Refining / Biofuels / Carbon Management / Construction / Corrosion / Desulfurization / Distillation / Engineering & Design / Environment / Hydrotreating / Loss Prevention / Products / Sulfur / Treating
The production of carbon-neutral and renewable transportation fuels is growing rapidly, driven by the need to find feedstocks beyond fossil resources.
Environment & Safety / Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Refining / Construction / Corrosion / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Heat Transfer
Storage tanks that experience sudden heavy rain on what was a hot sunny day can be damaged due to inadequate venting devices.
Environment & Safety / Process Control / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Carbon Management / Construction / Corrosion / Economics / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Greenhouse Gases / Valves / Environment
Packing selection used to be a straightforward task that played a small part in a valve specification process that was much more involved.
As fresh water sources diminish in some areas of the U.S. and around the world, water conservation is becoming increasingly important.
Environment & Safety / Gas Processing/LNG / Process Optimization / Refining / Carbon Management / Corrosion / Crude oil / Desulfurization / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Naphtha / Products / Reactors / Sulfur / Treating / Europe
Based on new environmental regulations focusing on volatile organic compounds (VOCs) at the emissions point of a refinery’s sulfur recovery unit (SRU), Raffineria di Milazzo—a JV between Eni and Kuwait Petroleum Italia—carried out troubleshooting activities to identify and implement suitable actions to minimize the concentration of VOCs at the emissions point of the SRU complex.
Automation: Overhead automation and analytics lead to improved optimization of production and reliability
The efficient operation of crude oil distillation units (CDUs) improves profits and distillate yield while optimizing production costs and reliability.
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