Posts Tagged ‘Regulatory Compliance’

Ways to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Use

Posted in Energy & Emissions, Event, Industrial Energy & Onsite Utilities on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Dr. Douglas White presented, Reducing Process Plant Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Use Through Automation. His abstract: Even with the recent reduction in energy prices, energy remains the largest cost after feedstocks for most process plants. Reducing fuel usage is also the preferred way to reduce emission as required by the steadily more stringent […]

Regulations and Coal-Fired Power Plants

Posted in Energy & Emissions, Power Generation on Friday, July 17th, 2015. No comments yet
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Author: Dennis Tkacs At the end of 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule to regulate mercury and other pollutants from coal and oil fired power plants. Last month, this Mercury and Air Toxics Standard or MATS was dealt a setback by a Supreme Court ruling. The Supreme Court ruled that the […]

Online Analyzers in Refinery In-line Blending Operations

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons on Thursday, July 16th, 2015. No comments yet
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For refineries, inline blending of gasoline, distillates, jet fuel and kerosene can improve overall performance by: …reducing the blend time, the need for excessive storage capacities and mix tanks, maintenance manpower and costly quality giveaway. In the final webinar in the Refining Blending Webinar Series, Using online analyzers to blend right the first time, Emerson’s […]

Optimizing Blend Operations in Pursuit of Regulatory Compliance

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015. No comments yet
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As U.S. refiners grapple with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Tier 3 regulations, meeting their blending plans will become even more difficult. In the second webinar of the refining blending series, Emerson’s Dr. Doug White addressed the subject of using automation to meet your production plan and Tier 3 regulations. In this recorded webinar, Doug highlights […]

Ways for Refineries to Comply with EPA Tier 3 Regulations

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons, Energy & Emissions, Event on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015. No comments yet
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Process manufacturers and producers are faced with a myriad of regulations at the federal, state and local levels. Here in the U.S., refiners are challenged with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s “Tier 3” regulations, which rule that: …federal gasoline will be required to meet an annual average standard of 10 parts per million (ppm) of […]