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The risks associated with the malfunction or blockage of pressure safety valves (PSVs) are significant, and operating facilities invest heavily in preventive maintenance (PM) programs to mitigate the risks and ensure that PSVs are functioning exactly as per design requirements.
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When you boil down the mission of reliability to its bare essence, the job is to deliver maximum operational availability for the least amount of money over the lifecycle of the asset.
The state of understanding science and facts on one side and distinguishing these from anecdotes and far-fetched opinions on the other side, should be concerning to us.
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Green (or renewable) diesel is a biofuel that offers several advantages over biodiesel, so many refineries are increasingly including it in their production portfolios.
Industrial facilities, especially those operating in the chemical, oil and gas and petroleum industries, contain inherent risks in operations due to the processing of materials that are hazardous in nature.
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<i>Hydrocarbon Processing</I>, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication for nearly 100 yr, has announced the finalists for its fifth annual <i>HP</i> Awards, which celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year.
For many years, emissions were an unavoidable consequence of industrial development.
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In downstream processing facilities, such as refineries and chemical plants, downtime is a significant source of lost revenue.
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In pneumatic valve automation systems, it is common to hear the following terms for valve positions: “fail open (FO),” “fail close (FC)” and “fail last (FL)”.
Pressure safety valves (PSVs) are designed to protect personnel and plant properties from an overpressure occurrence in equipment or piping by relieving fluid to a safe location.
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