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Maintenance & Reliability

Chart Industries, Inc. announced that on September 20, 2017 it completed the acquisition of Hudson Products Corporation for $410 million in cash from Riverstone Holdings LLC. more

Sep 22, 2017 8:07 AM Maintenance & Reliability

In a market of intense competition and razor-thin margins, maintaining a company's critical plant equipment at peak performance is more than a priority; it is a business necessity. more

Sep 19, 2017 2:22 PM Maintenance & Reliability

A storage tank caught fire at the Valero refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. more

Sep 19, 2017 1:29 PM Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Optimal cleaning to an "inspection clean" status ensures operational efficiency and a longer duration between cleaning requirements. more

Sep 19, 2017 9:30 AM Videos

With respect to how it audits and assesses its process safety practices on the release of highly toxic materials, Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. (CPChem) is currently doing something different from what has been done historically. more

Sep 18, 2017 2:44 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

Turnarounds have been a challenging part of the industry for many years. Whether it's work scopes untying, operations failures or shortages of craft, all turnarounds seem to have the same chronic problems. more

Sep 14, 2017 7:00 AM Maintenance & Reliability

From requests for quotation to design and build, shipping and beyond, SHECO works every day to be its customers' First Choice™. more

Sep 12, 2017 2:33 PM Maintenance & Reliability

Industrial equipment is subject to harsh conditions and even some abuse, but it is nevertheless expected to operate around the clock for extended periods of time. more

Sep 11, 2017 9:56 AM Maintenance & Reliability

Hurricane Harvey caused substantial disruptions to crude oil and petroleum product supply chains and increased petroleum product prices. more

Sep 11, 2017 9:24 AM Refining/Petrochemical

The collaborative project, which includes shared funding by the air district, ClearSign, and the Torrance Refinery, will demonstrate ClearSign's Duplex technology. more

Sep 8, 2017 9:29 AM Maintenance & Reliability Blog

Motiva Enterprises began restarting partial production at the nation’s largest crude oil refinery on Tuesday. more

Sep 7, 2017 9:29 AM Refining/Petrochemical

Facility assessments and restart activities continue at Baytown refinery, Houston terminals open and pipeline restart activities underway more

Sep 5, 2017 2:04 PM Plant Management & Operations

A turnaround is a refinery event where process units are shut down to perform regulatory or integrity-driven inspections on equipment. more

Sep 1, 2017 1:40 PM Maintenance & Reliability

A partnership between operating companies and contractors that can achieve lowest cost of operation. more

Sep 1, 2017 7:00 AM Plant Management & Operations

With a company composed completely of employee-owners, Austin has embedded a strong ownership culture throughout all aspects of its business and core values. more

Sep 1, 2017 7:00 AM Plant Management & Operations

Ethane has the biggest risk for a 10-20% price collapse from Harvey, as inventories persist over fifty million barrels while nearly half of total ethane demand is offline. more

Aug 31, 2017 9:30 AM Refining/Petrochemical

Crude oil, refining and chemical sector impacts more

Aug 30, 2017 12:55 PM Refining/Petrochemical

Hurricane Harvey strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane Thursday afternoon and is currently forecast to make landfall over southeast Texas later today or early Saturday. more

Aug 25, 2017 9:18 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Linde North America Inc., is supplying ultra-high purity hydrogen and steam to WACKER for its polysilicon plant located in Charleston, Tennessee. more

Aug 23, 2017 9:58 AM Maintenance & Reliability