Articles covered in this issue:
Real Time Monitoring Spurs Energy Savings
Philippe Baudet, PRoSim; France Fabien Joly, Total’s Normandy Refinery, France.
In this article, the author describes how a refinery gains energy efficiency benefits by using utilities optimization software.
Noise Reduction in Control Valve
V. Murugappan, Sethumadhavan Vittal, Fluor Daniel
This article determines the different methods that can be used to limit the noise generated by control valves for ensuing safety of the plant and its workers.
Electrical Equipment & System Maintenance in Corrosive and Dusty Environs
Raghava Chari – Independent Consultant
This article discusses how frequently flashing electrical equipment and systems’ posed safety hazards, back-breaking restoration tasks and lost production in a vintage pioneering single stream centrifugal compressor technology based NH3, urea, and NPK plants located in South India. The author’s solutions are also provided.