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Finding a Better Lining for Free Water Knockout Vessels
July 13, 2023
Sponsored by: Sherwin Williams
Inside free water knockout vessels (FWKOs) used in the upstream energy market, high pressures and temperatures separate oil, gas and water from fluids extracted from the earth. These stresses present challenges to the coatings used to line such vessels. Add to that corrosive attacks from some of the most aggressive materials to come out of the ground, and it might seem like no coating can stand a chance at remaining adhered inside a FWKO over the long term.
Advancing Profitability and Sustainability with APM 4.0
May 16, 2023
Sponsored by: AspenTech
Today´s executives are faced with the complex challenge of maximizing profitability while meeting sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) objectives. Using APM 4.0 to identify efficiencies across the organization can drive operational excellence, which in turn can lead to significant advancement of sustainability objectives. In this paper read how companies like LG Chem, Sardeolica, GSK, Braskem Idesa and others have decreased maintenance expenses, increased profits and avoided environmental and safety risks using APM 4.0.
Seven factors that improve well delivery performance
April 03, 2023
Sponsored by: Actenum
“Well delivery” encompasses all of the activities needed to bring a well online, so that it may deliver hydrocarbons. Effective and efficient well delivery is critical and is at the heart of an operator’s business, and there’s a continual push to improve. This article outlines seven factors that have a major impact on performance, and why. It also describes why ignoring them isn't a good idea, as well as some tangible benefits of addressing them.
Leveraging IIoT for Worker Health and Safety
February 15, 2023
Sponsored by: SOL-X
Recently, there has been an increase in worker health and safety awareness across industries. Many have lost their lives due to worksite incidents and occupational illnesses. The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) issued guidelines since 2018 to develop sustainability journeys and reporting for health and safety. It is imperative for management to have safety solutions backed by digital frameworks in the worksite to minimise accidents. Wearable technologies like SmartWatches detect anomalies and prevent accidents with real-time alerts.
Digitalization Strategies to Gain Leadership in Sustainability
January 26, 2023
Sponsored by: AspenTech
These are challenging times for many industries - the world demands ever more energy, but with a reduced carbon footprint. Meeting that dual challenge will require new strategies and solutions, and technology in support of digitalization. Download this paper to learn more about the strategies that are helping companies like yours navigate today’s challenges, achieve sustainability goals and still remain profitable.