Newsletter | October 30, 2019

10.30.19 -- Chevron Sets GHG Reduction Goals; US Energy Production Sets New Records


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Featured Articles
Oil Refinery Crisis Averted Thanks To Tube Restoration
By CTI Industries

A major South Texas oil refinery discovered severe damage (ID pitting) to their air cooler tubes while under inspection during a scheduled turnaround. In their present condition, the units were not suitable to be returned to service, putting the refinery — and the post T/A start-up — in jeopardy. Unfortunately, time was limited — and so were their options — since the situation was now “holding up the entire T/A.”

Gas Detection: The Professional Guide
From FLIR Systems, Inc - Optical Gas Imaging
Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) infrared cameras offer a fast, non-contact means of detecting fugitive gas emissions on worksites from a safe distance. This guidebook discusses OGI camera operation, the types of gases they can visualize, and the variety of industries and applications where these cameras may be of use. Additional topics include the comparison of longwave and midwave gas detection cameras, OGI detector operation, gases detected, tips, and techniques, as well as survey safety.
Direct Mass Measurement Of Flare Gas Flow Rates
By Fox Thermal Instruments, Inc.

Flare stacks are used to burn waste gases from the plant, converting chemical and organic hydrocarbons into primarily water vapor and CO2. Due to the potential for large changes in flow rates, density, pressure and gas composition, flare gas measurement is one of the most difficult and demanding flow applications. 

Industry News
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BALPURE Ballast Water Treatment

The Type-Approved BALPURE system is a reliable and flexible treatment solution for aquatic invasive species.

Precise, Reliable, Trusted Solutions In Gas Flow Measurement

Fox Thermal provides accurate, rugged, and reliable flow meters to industrial OEMs and end-user customers in a wide range of industries — from biotech and food processing operations to utilities and chemical manufacturers.

OPTI Canada Uses Zimpro Wet Air Oxidation System To Destroy Soot In Wastewater Generated During The Production Of Syngas

OPTI Canada's Long Lake Project needed a system that would reduce costs associated with landfill disposal and waste for their “next generation” oil sands development, which integrates established and proprietary technologies.

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