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The Brock Group

The Brock Group, a Houston-based provider of mission critical services to the refining, petrochemical, power generation and other industries, announced that American Industrial Partners (AIP) has acquired majority ownership of the company. more

Oct 31, 2017 1:12 PM Maintenance & Reliability

Royal Dutch Shell began restarting the joint venture 325K bbl/day Deer Park refinery in Texas yesterday for the first time since it was shut three weeks ago by Hurricane Harvey. more

Sep 19, 2017 7:00 AM Refining/Petrochemical

Wood Group has been awarded a 5-yr, multimillion dollar contract by Phillips 66. more

Aug 22, 2017 9:24 AM Maintenance & Reliability

Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) are energy recovery heat exchangers used to produce steam for use in various applications. Caustic attack, or “gouging,” is an important under-deposit corrosion mechanism associated with HRSG units. This form of more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Maintenance & Reliability

When companies plan a big project, there are many facets of the job that must be considered for timeliness, cost and logistics by the project management team. To name a couple major factors, project equipment and personnel costs easily come to mind. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Plant Management & Operations

Irving Oil will begin its 2016 fall turnaround project at its Saint John Refinery. ‘Operation Red Fox’ represents an investment of $135 million over a six-week time frame and will have 2,400 workers working on the project. more

Sep 26, 2016 12:00 AM Maintenance & Reliability

Valero Energy Corp shut the large crude distillation unit and a coking unit on Monday night at the 335,000-barrel-per-day Port Arthur, Texas, refinery as part of an ongoing plant-wide overhaul, said sources familiar with plant operations. more

Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM Maintenance & Reliability

After an extended period of unusual quietness, a handsome young second grader burst into the room where his mom was sitting. With much excitement, he proudly announced he is 7 feet tall! In disbelief and curiosity, she inquired how he had come to suc more

Apr 17, 2015 9:10 AM