Petroleum Refining

Submitted by WIKA
Hydrogen: A Promising Way to Decarbonize the Chemical Industry

Worldwide, chemical companies are recognizing the potential of hydrogen as a feedstock and fuel source – and the most viable way for the industry to become carbon-neutral. Obstacles to realizing this future are gas leakage and storage/transport, two issues that reliable measuring instruments can help overcome.

WIKA’s Process Diaphragm Gauge: Durability and Performance Delivered within 10 Days

With all the parts manufactured, assembled, and tested in the USA, WIKA is pleased to be able to offer quick delivery on our most popular industrial process diaphragm gauge: the AWS.

V-Cone® for LNG: Safety and Quality Benefits in Cryogenic Processes

The V-Cone is often implemented in upstream, midstream, and even downstream oil and gas processes to measure a variety of flow media in various states and temperatures. The V-Cone’s options for customization are among the many factors that prompt customers to choose this meter for such diverse and varied applications.

Steam & Water Flow Measurement: Going with the Flow

Given the need for accuracy, consistency and repeatability, brewers should always choose the highest quality meter they can afford. Flow metering is all about optimizing production to give the brewer consistent and reliable results through understanding the precise temperatures, pressures and flow being used.

V-Cone Differential-Pressure Meters: Accuracy To Go With The Flow

When space is tight and straight-run piping is at a premium, V-Cone® differential pressure meters are an excellent choice — especially where the potential for turbulence raises metering accuracy issues. This article describes how to satisfy some challenging water infrastructure applications with the V-Cone meter.

Submitted by Ryan Kraus || Valin Corporation
Circulation Heaters: What You Need to Know

We’re always seeing questions about circulation heaters. Specifically, given the abundance of different models and types, customers want to know which works best for their application.

How Multipoint Thermocouple Arrays in Amine Units Increase Production and Prevent Failures

Amine units are critical to the operations of refineries and chemical plants. If a unit fails due to corrosion, condensation and foaming, the entire productivity and safety of the facility is imperiled. Temperature measurement solutions allow operators to precisely control amine systems in order to prevent critical failures and maximize efficiency.

Seven Remote Access Problems That You Can Solve with Omron's IoT Gateway

As machines become more connected, the need to service equipment remotely is escalating. Production is often running 24/7 and manufacturers expect immediate action from machine specialists. Not having a remote solution creates challenges like high travel costs.

Hydrocarbon Storage Leak Detection: Gasoline, Jet Fuel, Diesel, and Oil Tanks

Naftosense develops and manufactures addressable hydrocarbon leak detection systems that detect hydrocarbons such as refined gasoline, light and heavy crude oils, lubricants, dielectric oils, solvents, and petrochemical compounds. This blog discusses technologies and products that support industrial leak detection.

Submitted by Corey Foster, Valin Corporation
Top 3 Security Misconceptions Between IT and OT Personnel

There seems to be this constant game of tug-of-war between Information Technology (IT) and Operation Technology (OT) personnel in industrial settings. In general, there are three misconceptions that OT personnel have about the IT department.