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New Blog, Who’s This?

New Blog, Who’s This?

BLOG POST New Blog, Who’s This? Reading Time: 4 minutes Chris Tanguay, new author of the blog introduces himself and gives a teaser of the kind of blogs we can expect to see in the coming months. Hi all! I’d like to introduce myself as the new writer for the blog. I’m...
Part 19: Water Formed Scale

Part 19: Water Formed Scale

Part 19 Water Formed Scale Reading Time: 6 minutes Scaling is a common problem frequently encountered in oil and gas production, petroleum refining and other industrial operations where water is encountered or used. Some of the most common water formed scale...
Part 18: Paraffin Deposition Theory and Control

Part 18: Paraffin Deposition Theory and Control

Part 18 Paraffin Deposition Theory and Control Reading Time: 11 minutes Paraffin deposition from crude oil or distilled intermediates produces two detrimental conditions – plugging and increasing energy demand – both of which are costly to the operator....
Part 17: Petroleum Refining Catalysts

Part 17: Petroleum Refining Catalysts

Part 17 Petroleum Refining Catalysts Reading Time: 8 minutes Petroleum refining catalysts play a key role as most of the processes beyond the crude unit are catalytic. Since most straight-run fuels produced through fractional distillation do not meet the quality...
Part 16: Hydrogen Sulfide Scavenger Technology

Part 16: Hydrogen Sulfide Scavenger Technology

Part 16 Hydrogen Sulfide Scavenger Technology Reading Time: 5 minutes H2S is a toxic, colorless gas that is invisible, explosive, flammable, heavier than air and a leading cause of fatalities in the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. It is formed when organic...
Part 15: Foam Cleaning Technique

Part 15: Foam Cleaning Technique

Part 15 Foam Cleaning Technique Reading Time: 6 minutes In the previous article we discussed the concept and use of foams as an effective cleaning methodology. Part two is about chemical solvents, inhibitors, foaming agents and other aspects of the foam cleaning...