Is valve degradation your early warning indicator of subsea safety risks?

Is valve degradation your early warning indicator of subsea safety risks?

In his latest article, Nick Cross evaluates a subsea solution that provides an early indication of well valve degradation. Through monitoring, analysis and visualization of subsea data, operators can quickly identify the early signs of valve degradation enabling them to take corrective actions, and support the safe and efficient operations of the subsea environment.  

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Regular monitoring of your SIS – are you doing it and is it effective?

Regular monitoring of your SIS – are you doing it and is it effective?

The monitoring of safety instrumented systems (SIS) is becoming more relevant to organizations in today’s process industries. Most are actively gathering some form of measurement to record and assess safety system performance. However, is this information accurate, reliable and fully inclusive to have real certainty to monitor safety system performance?

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Pokémon GO: reflections on the process industry

Pokémon GO: reflections on the process industry

Today’s platforms were designed before our youngest operators were even born. Considering the rate of change that we are experiencing, the gap in thinking processes from junior operator to senior operator is widening, and will continue to widen as time goes on. Pokemon GO is a great example of the rate of change and rapid advancement we can look forward to in the coming years.

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Procedural Automation to Improve Operation Safety and Efficiency

Procedural Automation to Improve Operation Safety and Efficiency

Operational procedures are an important component to the safe and efficient operation of process plants. What follows will highlight an emerging standard- ISA-106, covering key definitions, specific models, and an overview of several benefits in implementing MPA.

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