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Safety System Considerations for Process Fired Heaters

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons, Safety on Monday, March 11th, 2013. 4 comments so far
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The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) will hold their 2013 annual meeting next week, just down the road from here in San Antonio Texas. This March 17-19 conference assembles key executives, decision-makers, and technical experts from refining businesses, technology providers, contracting and consulting firms, and equipment manufacturers around the world. Emerson’s Nikki Bishop will […]

Fired Up About Fired Heater-Go Beyond Bridging the RP 556 Gap

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012. One comment so far
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Emerson’s Pete Sharpe presented on the subject of fired heaters. His abstract [hyperlink added]: The newly revised API’s RP 556, is a collection of best practices for fired heater instrumentation, control and protective systems. Emerson can go beyond performing a gap analysis between existing instrumentation and control and the new recommendations. Advanced process control methods […]