Adopting Wireless for Safety

Adopting Wireless for Safety

Can wireless technology be used for enhancing plant safety? The answer is YES. However, different wireless technologies may best be suited for particular types of applications, especially for safety applications. It also depends on what particular type of safety application is suitable and/or tangible for using wireless technology. 

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Operations Management Helps LNG Vessel Maintain High Standard

Operations Management Helps LNG Vessel Maintain High Standard

Plant operations management system greatly relieves the operations team of tedious daily activities, enabling more emphasis to be put on maximizing overall efficiency and maintain a high operating standard in terms of plant availability, reliability, utilization.

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APC Implementation and Steam Consumption in Ethylene Glycol Plant

APC Implementation and Steam Consumption in Ethylene Glycol Plant

The Advanced Process Control application implemented on the Mono Ethylene Glycol unit helped control the plant with less variation during load changes and with fewer operator interactions during plant operation. This resulted in maximizing the Tri Ethylene Glycol production and reducing overall steam consumption.

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Digital Security & Off-the-Shelf Solutions

Digital Security & Off-the-Shelf Solutions

Like physical security, the investment in digital security is a function of what we are trying to protect and the company's exposure if breached. It is not only a necessity to have a digital security system, but to also be keep abreast of the changes and threats that effect such security systems. Read about how the evolution of technologies put strong pressures on companies and operations, as well as the updates being made to common off-the-shelf digital security solutions.

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How To Remove Silos in Safety Programmes

How To Remove Silos in Safety Programmes

Most diseases, injuries and other health conditions experienced by the workforce involve a number of factors or causes that the siloed approach fails to recognise, or treat. This is especially true as the workforce ages. Learn how to remove the siloed approach and lead your organisation to a healthier and brighter future.

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The Current State of Process Fired Heaters: Top 4 Concerns

The Current State of Process Fired Heaters: Top 4 Concerns

Download our free eBook about Combustion & Fired Heater Optimization. This eBook explains how to improve safety & efficiency by controlling combustion using TDLS technology. Simultaneously control air and fuel supply by measuring average gas concentrations across the high temperature radiant section of your fired heater. 

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Emissions Control Indirectly Helps Plant Profitability

Emissions Control Indirectly Helps Plant Profitability

Compensating the fuel gas flows based on the actual pressure, temperature, and density will provide a realistic and accurate compensated flow helping the multi-variable controllers to set a cost minimization objective on the fuel gas flow, without compromising on the safety and controllability of the cracking heaters. Learn more.

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See Clearly - Know in Advance - Act with Agility

See Clearly - Know in Advance - Act with Agility

Unlike OTS which covers operations of a plant from start-up to shut-down, MIRROR PLANT focuses on the production phase in the plant life cycle. MIRROR PLANT is an online dynamic simulator which can keep adjusting the plant model to correspond with the actual plant’s parameters as closely as possible. Learn more..

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Yokogawa APC Implementation on Vacuum Distillation Column, in Turkey

Yokogawa APC Implementation on Vacuum Distillation Column, in Turkey

The Platform for Advanced Process Control and Estimation by Yokogawa is a state-of-the-art multivariable model based control technology, jointly developed with Shell. A pilot project was carried out by Yokogawa and the Turkish Petroleum Refineries Corporation (Tupras) on a Vacuum Distillation column at the Izmit Refinery, in Turkey.

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Japan's Approach to Cyber-Security: Expectations for Tokyo 2020

Japan's Approach to Cyber-Security: Expectations for Tokyo 2020

The Olympic flag was handed to Prime Minister Abe to conclude the Rio de Janeiro Onlimpic Games. It is time for Japan must fully commit to protect the people of Japan and visitors from cyber-attacks. This article reviews the current regulations and what will be necessary to keep Japan prepared for the 2020 Olympic games, and beyond.

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