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by Thomas Webster, on Wed, Jun 08, 2022 @ 08:06 AM

Climate change is one of the most serious issues humanity faces today, and the oil and gas refining industry plays a part in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The refining industry …

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Topics:ValvesFittingsField Advisory Services

by Thomas Webster, on Fri, Jun 03, 2022 @ 08:06 AM

Refineries are one of the largest sources of energy and are important to accommodate the ever-growing energy demand of the modern world. However, refinery emissions are often high and include …

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Topics:Field Advisory ServicesRefineries

by Thomas Webster, on Fri, May 27, 2022 @ 08:05 AM

When it comes to oil and gas operations in Fort McMurray, Canada, equipment reliability is key. For heavy oil and bitumen transport, there needs to be confidence that your equipment …

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by Katie Reid, on Thu, May 19, 2022 @ 07:05 AM

Can you spare 3 minutes? If so, we can quickly orient you to what we mean by "pressure-reducing regulators" and "back-pressure regulators" – and show you our two main regulator …

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Topics:RegulatorsFAQs

by Thomas Webster, on Thu, May 12, 2022 @ 15:05 PM

Pressure regulators play an integral role in industrial fluid systems—they control the amount of pressure going through systems. With equipment relying on precise fluid temperature, flow, and pressure settings to …

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Topics:RegulatorsField Advisory Services

by Thomas Webster, on Thu, Apr 21, 2022 @ 16:04 PM

Controlling ambient parameters is central to ensuring a fluid system is running smoothly. If a drastic change in temperature occurs—and isn’t planned for—it can amplify the harmful effects of the …

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Topics:Field Advisory ServicesRefineries

by Thomas Webster, on Thu, Mar 24, 2022 @ 09:03 AM

All fuels pose some amount of risk during processing and handling, but the unique properties of hydrogen compound the situation further. Hydrogen possesses a single-digit lower flammability limit and an …

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by Luke Wurban, on Fri, Mar 11, 2022 @ 12:03 PM

Swagelok's informational video describes how to select which materials to use for ferrules and fittings to match your tubing Review our video to be guided through how to properly choose …

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Topics:TrainingTubingResourcesFittings

by Thomas Webster, on Mon, Feb 14, 2022 @ 09:02 AM

It can be difficult initially to sort the role of components in a fluid system. Pressure plays a significant role in the effectiveness of any fluid system. An inability to …

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by Thomas Webster, on Thu, Feb 10, 2022 @ 09:02 AM

The bane of any hydrogen plant operation is downtime. Though necessary for maintenance, the best way to counter the losses incurred by downtime is to reduce their frequency. Although taking …

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