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CT1908 SOT oilgas tablet SmallOil & Gas

In this eBook, you'll learn the latest trends in the oil & gas industry, including why and how refineries will soon be less focused on fuels. Also included in this latest special report is a Petronas case study on safety excellence and an article detailing the Plant of the Year. Download it here.

 

CT1909 DigitalEdition Thumb compressorOur latest issue: September 2019

Future professionals are needed to replace their rapidly retiring counterparts. However, the brain drain is being compounded by technical changes, which are taking over so fast that no one has enough personnel with the skills to keep up and apply them in regular operations. Read the issue.

 

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Control and automation books: What's recommended?

What references do you recommend, and which are on your shelf?

Q: I am student of instrumentation engineering. I have a diploma of associate engineering (DAE) and am continuing my education. I want instrumentation books—I need books related to level, flow, temperature, pressure, pneumatics, hydraulics, electromechanical, viscosity, gravity, calibration,…

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  • Open-source control system alternatives

    By Ian Verhappen

    Though the Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF) continues to receive the lions share of coverage as defining “the” open system, it is, in fact, not the only approach or option for the application of open technologies for the control domain.OPAF is somewhat constrained on how open they can be…

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  • When real-time data that isn't real

    By John Rezabek

    Staring at data extracted from the site’s process historian, a cadre of process engineers, operations specialists and their big-data analyst were peering at the seconds leading up to a curious, sudden and unexplained reversal of flow that appeared to induce a surge or stonewall of their large…

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  • Members of the Business Roundtable are changing their tune

    By Paul Studebaker

    When I was in middle school in the mid-1960s, my science teacher stood up in his pleated pants, white socks and Hush Puppies, and took a full class session to explain how it would be impossible for a human being to travel to the moon. I guess because we were too young to understand escape velocity,…

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  • Accurate O2 analysis reduces energy costs

    By Stephen B. Harrison

    Recent developments are breathing new life into an established technology for the measurement of the most traditional of all industrial gases: oxygen. Innovation in analytical instrumentation for industrial gases, for example, the expanding use of NDIR sensors and miniaturization for CO2…

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  • Control and automation books: What's recommended?

    Q: I am student of instrumentation engineering. I have a diploma of associate engineering (DAE) and am continuing my education. I want instrumentation books—I need books related to level, flow, temperature, pressure, pneumatics, hydraulics, electromechanical, viscosity, gravity, calibration,…

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