Corrosion

Sponsored Content: Helping to prevent CUI In Hydrocarbon Processing – An Engineer’s Perspective

Insulation systems in hydrocarbon processing facilities are integral to the effective thermal performance of process pipes and vessels. While insulation plays an important role in process control, energy efficiency, noise reduction and passive fire production, it is important to consider how an insulating system stands up to a persistent threat in hydrocarbon processing facilities – corrosion under insulation.

Development of novel epoxy closed-cell foam for personnel and corrosion protection—Part 2

Oharriz, O., Belzona Inc.

Most industrial assets operating at elevated temperatures require thermal insulation for energy conservation, thermal protection or process stabilization.

2022 HP Awards Finalists

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication for 100 yr, has announced the finalists for its sixth annual HP Awards, which celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year.

Development of novel epoxy closed-cell foam for personnel and corrosion protection—Part 1

Oharriz, O., Belzona Inc.

Most industrial assets operating at elevated temperatures require thermal insulation for energy conservation, thermal protection or process stabilization.

A system approach to mitigating corrosion under insulation

Cusick, A., Owens Corning

This article will consider how a system approach can help mitigate the risk of CUI and contribute to the performance and longevity of piping and equipment.

Why sulfur plants fail: An in-depth study of sulfur recovery unit failures—Part 1

Bohme, G. E., Sulphur Experts Inc.

Equipment malfunction or an unplanned shutdown of a SRU can have a significant effect on a production company’s profitability, along with an equally serious impact on personnel safety and the environment.

Viewpoint: The pathway towards autonomy: How process automation is building the future plant

Urso, J., Honeywell Process Solutions

Hydrocarbon Processing sat down with Jason Urso (JU), Chief Technology Officer, Honeywell Process Solutions, to discuss the current state of the process automation industry, how new technologies are enhancing efficiency and safety, and what the future holds for automation.

Developing and utilizing a novel, toughened epoxy adhesive

Wade, I., Belzona Polymerics Ltd.

When identifying solutions that can offer assurance and longevity, the maintenance and reliability of asset repairs can be challenging.

Storage tank settlement and soil-side corrosion assessment with optimized repair strategy

Alsaiari, M., Alghamdi, F., Saudi Aramco

Aboveground storage tanks are used in several industries with different fluid services. These

HRSG water/steam sampling: Do it right or face potential consequences

Buecker, B., ChemTreat, Inc.; Powalisz, J., Sentry Equipment Corp.

Many large industrial facilities—including refineries, and chemical and petrochemical plants—are increasingly turning to co-generation for process steam and power production.