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Bearings are essential to any facility’s continued operation. more

Mar 22, 2017 1:28 PM White Papers & Resources

Plant management teams at refineries and other petrochemical facilities periodically schedule turnarounds. more

Mar 9, 2017 11:51 AM White Papers & Resources

Industry today places a high importance on safeguarding the health and wellbeing of both its employees and the environment. more

Feb 2, 2017 3:44 PM White Papers & Resources

A new whitepaper recently released by Petrochemical Update provides a market outlook on US Downstream Engineering, Construction & Maintenance spending in 2017. more

Dec 27, 2016 1:31 PM White Papers & Resources

Efficient operators are incorporating a three-pronged approach to reliability programs that includes reactive, preventative, and predictive activities. This white paper examines each type of reliability program in relation to steam trap failures, an more

Dec 14, 2016 12:00 AM White Papers & Resources

Confined space projects present major health and safety risks for workers. Planning appropriately can mean the difference between a job well done and disaster. more

Nov 28, 2016 3:06 PM White Papers & Resources

Bearings are not meant to last forever; failure mechanisms are inevitable. Trying to understand what affects bearing life has produced many common misconceptions—especially incorrect assumptions about how long a bearing should last. more

Nov 21, 2016 3:49 PM White Papers & Resources

In this white paper, Petrochemical Update has garnered insight from BASF, Freeport LNG, IHS Chemical, KBR, Dow Chemical and Samsung Engineering to help Owner Operators & EPCs drive efficiency on modular construction planning and execution. more

Oct 11, 2016 12:00 AM White Papers & Resources

The consequences of heat exchanger tube fouling can be far-reaching and severe. Fouled heat exchanger tubes have a negative impact on the heat transfer and production capacity of the units in which they reside in numerous industrial settings. more

Aug 18, 2016 12:12 PM White Papers & Resources

Learn how Carber increased billing accuracy, enhanced cash flow and improved reporting capabilities through the implementation of the mobile field operations solution, FieldFX. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM White Papers & Resources

The most influential cause of bearing failure is lubrication related. Over and under lubrication are main contributors to this problem. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM White Papers & Resources

Spirax Sarco Inc. – Steam facilities are complex systems with many potential points of failure, even the smallest of which can increase cost and risk if left untended. more

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Reliability centered maintenance plans must also extend to electrical infrastructure such as switchgear and circuit breakers to avoid plants from undergoing catastrophic failure. more

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Gain examples of a successful Lessons Learned Program for overhauls from Lucite facilities across the US. more

Jun 8, 2016 8:42 AM White Papers & Resources

This paper presents examples of successful operational excellence projects and best practice approaches employed by GP Strategies in partnership with Eskom, Medupi Power Plant (six units of 800 MW) and other power companies around the world. more

May 5, 2016 8:44 AM White Papers & Resources