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by Thomas Webster, on Tue, Nov 09, 2021 @ 15:11 PM

Alberta, Canada is on its way to becoming a significant hydrogen hub. As more hydrogen plants and pipelines are built in Canada, design considerations specific to hydrogen service will become …

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Topics:Field Advisory ServicesSAGD

by Tristian McCallion, on Thu, Oct 28, 2021 @ 09:10 AM

Steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) operations involve corrosive fluids and abrasive media that can threaten the reliability of rotating equipment. When dealing with these harsh fluids in oil and gas, corrosion …

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by Thomas Webster, on Tue, Oct 26, 2021 @ 12:10 PM

Fugitive emissions are a major target in the fight against climate change. While many jurisdictions, including Alberta, regulate fugitive emissions in the oil and gas industry, most policies focus on …

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by Thomas Webster, on Tue, Oct 12, 2021 @ 12:10 PM

Bitumen produced from oil sands, largely by SAGD (Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage), is the largest component of Alberta’s oil and gas production, and these operations are set to continue to provide …

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by Thomas Webster, on Tue, Aug 31, 2021 @ 16:08 PM

Petrochemical refineries in Northern Alberta rely on seal support systems to keep pumps working efficiently and safely and to prevent leaks. A seal support system leak, whether slow or catastrophic, …

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by Thomas Webster, on Tue, Aug 24, 2021 @ 11:08 AM

Mechanical seals keep pumps from leaking by containing pressure while protecting the seal faces from the friction of the rotating pump shaft. The seal support system allows this to happen …

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Topics:Field Advisory ServicesSAGD

by Thomas Webster, on Tue, Aug 17, 2021 @ 10:08 AM

Steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) involves inherently challenging operating conditions that often impact operational performance and reliability. SAGD is an enhanced oil recovery technology used to recover bitumen from oil sands …

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Topics:Field Advisory ServicesSAGD

by Tristian McCallion, on Thu, Aug 12, 2021 @ 09:08 AM

Keeping SAGD process fluids at optimal conditions requires regular sampling and analysis. If the sample fluid is not representative of the process fluid, though, your grab sampling measurement won’t be …

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Topics:Sample SystemsField Advisory ServicesSAGD

by Tristian McCallion, on Tue, Aug 10, 2021 @ 12:08 PM

The term “flow assurance” has expanded from its original use to describe flow problems in offshore oil and gas operations to encompass maintaining flow from one point to another for …

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Topics:Seal SupportSAGD

by Tristian McCallion, on Thu, Aug 05, 2021 @ 09:08 AM

Mechanical seal support flush plans circulate fluid through mechanical seals to maintain adequate lubrication, pressure, temperature, and solids content in the seal chamber. The flush plan creates an optimal environment …

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