In the second part of this post, Brigitte Pennington, Product
Leader at Parker Conflow looks at methods of reducing the effects
of Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) and how to implement a
On May 31, 2016
Safety is vital in quarries and cement plants and dust inhalation
can be a major problem. Responsible quarries are taking notice
of HSE guidance and implementing dust suppression systems to...
On May 25, 2016
Energy companies are seeking to recover oil and gas from ever
deeper offshore locations and the cost of retrieving subsea
equipment for routine maintenance, repair or overhaul is escalating
On April 12, 2016
More and more users are specifying high-performance alloys and
metals - for purposes such as minimizing the risks from corrosion
damage and extending the lifecycles of processing equipment in
On March 22, 2016
According to a nationwide report conducted in the USA, corrosion
costs industry over $276 billion every year. Understanding how to
control it is paramount to running a safe, productive...
On March 16, 2016
Most public drinking water supplies in the developed world are
treated with a disinfectant chemical such as chlorine, to eliminate
any harmful organisms and to preserve the quality and safety of...
On December 16, 2015
The demands on instrumentation systems designed for offshore
applications continue to mount inexorably. There is a renewed focus
on safety and reliability, driven by high profile accidents such as
On November 27, 2015
In recent years, the number of large-scale oil and gas processing
plants sited in remote locations such as the Arctic regions has
increased significantly. As well as exceptionally low...
On November 6, 2015
Of the many transport fuel choices available today, none plays a
more strategic role than natural gas in having an immediate and
major positive economic and environmental impact. But of the two
On November 3, 2015
Four years ago, the International Energy Agency (IEA) asked “are we
entering the golden age of gas?” Today, the North American shale
gas boom, expansion of LNG trade, and new LNG and natural gas...
On October 29, 2015
In recent years, Emissions Control Area (ECA) legislation and the
high price of fuel has led to a need for ship owners to seek
alternatives to oil as a marine fuel. Liquid natural gas (LNG) has
On October 5, 2015
Parker Instrumentation Products Division has been actively involved
with oil and gas companies operating in the North Sea throughout
the 50+ year history of exploration and production. During...
On August 26, 2015
Keeping up to date with the instrumentation connection technology
that helps you to do your job might seem onerous at times. Despite
the omnipresent web, you may well be reluctant to click on...
On August 17, 2015
Development of sweet – CO2 containing – oil and gas fields is
fast becoming a thing of the past. Depleted reserves mean that
energy companies are now being forced to develop more and more sour
On June 16, 2015
Securing leak-free connection of impulse lines to manifolds for
applications that use differential pressure flowmeters is a subject
that has taxed instrumentation engineers for more than a...
On May 26, 2015
High quality standards form the mainstay of the offshore oil
industry’s drive to improve reliability and prevent accidents. Over
the past 10 to 15 years, the industry and its suppliers have made
On March 19, 2015
This new rapid-assembly ferrule-less connector concept can change
the economics of liquid or gas applications demanding high
integrity and/or higher pressure operation. The selection of
On January 17, 2014
As a user of analytical equipment such as process analyzers or gas
chromatographs, are you affected by the vagaries of your compressed
air supply? How often does a drop in its pressure affect...
On December 10, 2013
Corrosion is a major problem in offshore environments due to
extreme operating environments and the presence of aggressive
corrosive elements. In a wide range of offshore applications seen
in the Oil...
On August 6, 2013
If you are an instrumentation engineer designing systems for
offshore oil and gas platforms, you don’t need us to tell you about
corrosion damage. It’s a huge and well recognised problem,
On July 23, 2013