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Maintenance & Reliability

Working in hazardous locations increases the chances of an explosion happening so it is important to get rid of the components that cause ignition. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Jesus Gonzalez, president and founder of JEGON Industrial Services, has been in the oil and gas industry for two decades and has owned his own company since 2011. more

Maintenance & Reliability

When programs are designed and fabricated without input from all employees, they are destined to fail. Leaders who are physically distant from the everyday crafts issues can be problematic. more

Training & Human Resources

Scientists have developed a reusable sponge-like polymer to efficiently soak up oil spills in the world’s oceans. The absorbent rubber polymer is made of waste cooking oil from fast food outlets and sulphur. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Veolia announced that it has entered, through its subsidiary Veolia Energy Operating Services, LLC, into an agreement to upgrade, operate and maintain the utilities infrastructure at the DuPont Spruance manufacturing facility in Virginia. more

Maintenance & Reliability

CB&I announced it has achieved three significant project milestones at its Lotte Chemical (LACC) Ethane Cracker Project in Lake Charles, Louisiana. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Matholding Group is strengthening its market position in water control and handling solutions through the acquisition of 51 percent of the shares in U.S.‐based OCV Control Valves LLC. more

M&A/Investment

More downstream petrochemical operations are including temporary structures in their plans. Yet, turnarounds and other projects still come with unexpected challenges that can impact the original timeframe and budget, leading to dreaded scope creep. more

Maintenance & Reliability

According to Julie Thyne, Gulf Coast Continuous Improvement Leader for Dow Chemical, “structured brainstorming” with “front-line” personnel can be a powerful problem-solving tool. more

Maintenance & Reliability Blog

According to Gregg Kiihne, Director of Process Safety Expert Services for BASF, the definition of any job can be described as a given set of tasks, “plus continuous improvement.” more

Training & Human Resources

"My bolted flange connection continuously experiences leaks, even after trying several different product types. What can I investigate as a potential root cause?" In part 2, we will begin to look at mechanical attack modes. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Ultrasound and infrared technologies are a perfect match when conducting inspections of electrical equipment. At any voltage, thermal anomalies and sources of ultrasound such as tracking and arcing can occur. Corona can also occur at 1,000 volts... more

Maintenance & Reliability

Thermo-1200™ water resistant calcium silicate pipe and block insulation is the first of its kind from Johns Manville Industrial Insulation Group, and naturally, people are curious about it. more

Refining/Petrochemical

As plant owner, you have two options for managing turnaround transportation: decentralized, which hands each contractor the responsibility of transporting their crews to and from their assigned units, and centralized, which relies on a single... more

Maintenance & Reliability

At the heart of Apache's success lies its unwavering commitment to its craftsmen. From its inception, Apache has set itself apart through the quality of the craftsmen it hires. Skilled craftsmen define the company and drive performance... more

Maintenance & Reliability

Brandenburg, established in 1968, is one of the nation's premier firms specializing in demolition and environmental remediation, which includes asbestos abatement, hazardous material removal, soil remediation, asset recovery and site preparation. more

Maintenance & Reliability

According to Mark E. Lashier, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, “the future of petrochemical industry could not be more bright.” But there’s always room for improvement. more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Across a broad range of industries and applications, MW Industries has solutions to your most difficult technical challenges. more

Maintenance & Reliability

When it comes to heat treating, there is no one option that fits all. Taking this route can cause catastrophic outcomes. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Today’s fast-track projects mean utilizing the most innovative cleaning processes for pipe systems that can shave time and money off a project’s cleaning window. Ideally achieving maximum cleanliness while using the minimum amount of resources. more

Maintenance & Reliability

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