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Successfully Implementing State-Based Procedure Automation

Posted in Chemical, Process Optimization on Monday, September 16th, 2019. No comments yet
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Continuous processes still must go through startups, planned and unplanned shutdowns, upset recovery and other events. These operations have traditionally been performed manually. At the October 14-16, 2019 AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit in San Antonio, Texas, Emerson’s Courtney E. (Eddie) Lane will present with a Global Process Automation Technology Leader for a major […]

Advancing the Practice of Chemical Engineering

Posted in Refining on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018. No comments yet
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One of the ways you can share your expertise and skills developed in your work in your industry or profession is to join a relevant professional organization serving in these areas. As you participate at different levels in these organizations, you can rise up into leadership positions. I mention this to share one example—Emerson’s Tim […]

Answering the Challenges Refiners and Petrochemical Producers Face

Posted in Event, Refining on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016. No comments yet
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The autumn season is officially here in the Northern hemisphere and this season is filled with events and conferences. I’m always amazed when I hear about some of my friends in the industry and automation trade press and their daunting travel schedules through the rest of the year. One conference that Emerson’s Tim Olsen shared […]

Secure Out of the Box Myth-Part 2

Posted in Cyber-Security, Guardian on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015. No comments yet
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In Secure Out of the Box Myth-Part 1 we highlighted some of the challenges and misconceptions around effective cybersecurity efforts. Part 1 explored the myths that a system can be made secure without ongoing actions by the end user in collaboration with their suppliers. Here in Part 2, we’ll highlight some ways that this collaboration […]

Managing the DCS Asset Lifecycle

Posted in Modernization, Refining, Support Services on Tuesday, December 1st, 2015. One comment so far
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The AFPM [American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers] is: …a trade association representing high-tech American manufacturers of virtually the entire U.S. supply of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, other fuels and home heating oil, as well as the petrochemicals used as building blocks for thousands of vital products in daily life. At last month’s AFPM Q&A and […]