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Adding Asset Performance Management for Refinery Reliability

Posted in Asset Optimization, Reliability on Thursday, June 13th, 2013. One comment so far
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Emerson’s Richard Barnes provides perspectives on an asset reliability project on which he’s working with a European refinery’s project team. A week ago, I had the pleasure of sitting by the beach, on the coast of the Black Sea, having an early breakfast before heading off to a refinery to assist a client in implementing […]

Valve Actuators for Reliable Delayed Coker Operations

Posted in Refining on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013. 3 comments so far
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Many of the units in a refinery operate under harsh conditions. Perhaps one of the harshest is the delayed coker unit. At the time of writing this post, Wikipedia defines this unit: A delayed coker is a type of coker whose process consists of heating a residual oil feed to its thermal cracking temperature in […]