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by Thomas Webster, on Tue, Jun 29, 2021 @ 11:06 AM

Pumping processes involving hazardous or toxic fluids often utilize dual mechanical seals to ensure operator safety and compliance with environmental regulations. The American Petroleum Institute (API) Standard 682 classifies dual …

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by Thomas Webster, on Thu, Jun 24, 2021 @ 08:06 AM

Mechanical seal heat checking is characterized by the presence of radial cracks originating from the center of metallic, tungsten carbide, or ceramic seal faces. This may appear as scoring or …

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by Thomas Webster, on Tue, Jun 22, 2021 @ 13:06 PM

Flow assurance fluid characterization is the concept of ensuring fluid flows effectively and efficiently from point A to point B. Originally, flow assurance was a term used to describe the …

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by Thomas Webster, on Thu, Jun 17, 2021 @ 08:06 AM

Mechanical seal leakage is typically unavoidable as seals age and develop wear. Inadequate flushing and lubrication of mechanical seals can also lead to seal damage, resulting in leaks that may …

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by Thomas Webster, on Thu, Jun 10, 2021 @ 14:06 PM

Seal support systems are essential for the operation of pumping and rotating equipment, as they are designed to support a specific seal and set of process conditions by supplying either …

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by Thomas Webster, on Tue, Jun 08, 2021 @ 14:06 PM

With the recent rise in oil prices, numerous companies are revisiting their steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) projects and maintenance plans in Alberta after the slowdown last year. The challenge facing …

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Topics:Field Advisory ServicesSAGD

by Thomas Webster, on Thu, Jun 03, 2021 @ 08:06 AM

When designing facility layouts for oil and gas operations and petrochemical refineries, it is critical to consider industrial fluid systems’ routing, especially in locations like Alberta, Canada. With careful planning …

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