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In addition to inflicting tragic loss of life, severe weather events wield the potential to damage terminals and tanks and impact services and commodity prices. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Updated federal regulations went into effect in mid-July that bolster the safety and environmental protection of offshore drilling operations as well as remove unnecessary regulatory burdens that stifle expanded offshore development. Read more

Offshore & Marine

In the energy industry, there is talk of "lessons learned" everywhere you turn. However, the true measure of a lesson learned is changed behavior -- doing things differently so the same mistakes will not be made again. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

While considerable progress has been made in recent years in identifying, addressing and eliminating the causes of industrial and process safety incidents, the goal is to get to zero worker injuries and adverse events. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Diversifying your company's services is the name of the game in order to be successful in this industry. You want to be known for your company's main specialty, but building upon that foundation with more specialties has proven to be beneficial. Read more

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In the complex world of downstream oil and gas processing, the barometric leg is a simple yet essential component of a vacuum system that employs a pre-condenser. The leg itself has these essential principles of design: Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

The Iron Workers' (IW's) Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC) is tasked with looking at the current workforce development situation to determine what should be done to prepare young adults to be career-ready after high school... Read more

Training & Human Resources

It wouldn't be wise to bet the life of a project or a plant on cheap, low-skilled labor. It takes well-trained and qualified craftspeople to deliver a project on time and on budget. Read more

Training & Human Resources

Founded in 1998, Industrial Alloy Fabrication offers turnkey project solutions and world-class engineering, fabrication and procurement services to its clients. Read more

From BIC Alliance Members

This year, Fishbone celebrates its 20th anniversary with one of the best safety records in the industry: 20 years with a continuous Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) of zero. There has never been a recordable injury in any Fishbone company. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Fired heaters are an essential component of oil refineries all around the world. They are also a major consumer of energy, meaning even the smallest efficiency improvements can translate into saving hundreds of thousands of dollars per year. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

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CIMA Services LP was recently nominated by Flint Hills Resources (FHR) for a Houston Safety Excellence Award, given by the Houston Business Roundtable (HBR) and the Houston Area Safety Council (HASC). Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Recognized as one of America's strongest, safest banks by BauerFinancial for over 100 consecutive quarters, Hancock Whitney's banking options are among the most secure available. Read more

Training & Human Resources

Properly maintaining electrical equipment can extend the life of switchgear, prevent costly downtime and provide a safer environment for personnel. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

Budgets often stand between a project team and an optimal control room design. To ensure the best possible outcome, all parties must understand the budget planning process. Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Process-intensive industries, from refining and power to petrochemicals and fertilizers, all rely on heat exchangers and pressure vessels as critical components of their daily operations. Leaks in this equipment can lead to crippling downtime and... Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

When hiring new employees, it's vital employers create and follow a standard protocol to protect their company and ensure a safe, smart hire every time. Read more

Training & Human Resources

Elizabeth Fazio Hale has joined Gulf Coast Authority's (GCA's) leadership team as assistant general manager. Read more

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Benjamin Felton will join DTE Energy and take on the role of senior vice president, fossil generation. Read more

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