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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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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 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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by Thomas Webster, on Tue, May 25, 2021 @ 14:05 PM

Buffer and barrier seal support plans are required for dual seals to operate. Dual mechanical seals have become more prevalent in pumping equipment to maintain higher safety and reliability standards …

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by Thomas Webster, on Tue, May 18, 2021 @ 09:05 AM

Flush plans aim to maintain proper lubrication, temperature, pressure, and solids management by circulating fluid to or from a seal. A suitable flush plan should create an optimal working environment …

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by Tristian McCallion, on Tue, May 11, 2021 @ 10:05 AM

Fast loop sampling systems are essential during custody transfer processes. Because of the high value and large volume of the crude oil that is typically transferred, it is imperative that …

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by Tristian McCallion, on Thu, May 06, 2021 @ 10:05 AM

Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) water treatment involves removing heavy metals, hydrocarbons, hydrogen sulfide, and silica, as well as lowering total dissolved solids (TDS) to produce “clean water.” In steam …

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