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Protecting the workplace and employees: The critical role of security technology

12/1/2022

When it comes to the benefits that an integrated security solution offers to suppliers in the energy sector, the first topic of discussion is almost always centered on minimizing risk to physical site assets and data.

Predictive corrosion modelling—Rise of the machines

12/1/2022

Pipelines play a significant role in the global transportation of natural gas, petroleum products and other energy resources.

Decarbonizing natural gas distribution pipelines

12/1/2022

ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. (ATCO) is continuously innovating to reduce emissions and provide clean energy to its customers.

Canned sealless pumps for hazardous applications

11/21/2022

The oil and gas industry has many applications that are toxic or hazardous, where process fluid leakage is not permitted and leads to health, safety and environmental impacts.

Fouling in gas processing facilities: Testing, root cause analysis and mitigation—Part 1

11/1/2022

Fouling in gas processing facilities can take on several different forms, depending on the conditions where it occurs and the contaminants involved.

Is your plant radio equipment up to code?

11/1/2022

How does a team communicate around an LNG plant or any other type of industrial facility, whether it be a refinery or oil field?

Do not just monitor bad actor machines: Start when they are healthy

11/1/2022

Anyone who has ever watched a medical drama knows the story.

Regulations and natural gas design

11/1/2022

The natural gas industry is in a state of flux, with evolving industry regulations facilitated by lessons learned from previous catastrophes.

High-temperature hydrogen attack, accelerated by a fire incident

10/21/2022

This article investigates the damage mechanism of a 2-in.outer diameter (OD) low-alloy Platformer furnace thermowell tubein a refinery.

Energy industry must act on growing threat of cyber-attacks

10/18/2022

Traditionally, cyber criminals have followed the money, breaching companies’ IT environments to steal data for financial gain.

A new hydraulic turbine approach to increase LNG production and efficiency

10/18/2022

Expanding liquid hydrocarbons with hydraulic turbines in place of control valves offers thermodynamic benefits that can be effectively used in all LNG liquefaction processes, including the common propane precooled mixed refrigerant (C3MR) process.

Agile approaches for transitioning to quantitative risk assessment modeling—Part 2

10/17/2022

Pipeline operators are increasingly transitioning their pipeline risk assessment approaches to more objective, quantitative risk models that provide for improved decision-making, an increased ability to manage risk levels to acceptability targets and ultimately support their integrity programs to eliminate high-impact events.

An evaluation of shale gas reforming technologies—Part 2: Cost and carbon intensity estimation

10/10/2022

This work has introduced shortcut approaches for the rapid selection of reforming technologies and order-of-magnitude correlations to estimate the cost and CO2 emissions of the reforming unit.

GP Innovations: New in Gas Processing technology

10/4/2022

Elliott Group released its Gemini compressor performance monitoring system.

Agile approaches for transitioning to quantitative risk assessment modeling—Part 1

10/1/2022

Pipeline operators are increasingly transitioning their pipeline risk assessment approaches to more objective, quantitative risk models that provide for improved decision-making, better ability to manage risk levels to acceptability targets and, ultimately, support their integrity programs to eliminate high-impact events.

Advancements in real-time measurement of LNG composition during processing and custody transfer

9/16/2022

With the availability of easy-to-use commercial instrumentation, the threshold to work with Raman spectroscopy has now become approachable and workable for LNG applications.

Optimization of cryogenic NGL recovery plants using dynamic online process simulation—Part 2

9/13/2022

This article—a continuation of the first installment published in the August issue of Gas Processing & LNG—discusses DCP Midstream’s approach to plant optimization using dynamic process models and present some actual operating examples demonstrating the benefits.

New in gas technology

8/5/2022

This article highlights recent technologies in gas processing and LNG.

Optimization of cryogenic NGL recovery plants using dynamic online process simulation

8/5/2022

DCP Midstream actively adjusts the operation of its cryogenic natural gas liquids (NGL) recovery plants based on real-time comparison of plant performance with dynamic process simulations.

Electric drive LNG can grow with the clean energy transition

8/5/2022

As companies across markets set aggressive decarbonization goals and sustainability commitments to align with changing regulations and consumer demands for greener energy and fuel, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry is searching for ways to lower emissions.

An evaluation of shale gas reforming technologies—Part I: Technology overview and selection

8/1/2022

Shale gas monetization to value-added chemicals has gained extensive interest in the past decade due to the increased supply and proven reserves of shale gas.

The future of gas turbine market: Asia Pacific to emerge as a key revenue pocket through 2028

7/28/2022

The constant endeavor of industry players for withstanding competition in the gas turbine market has led to an increase in collaborative agreements and partnerships in the marketplace over the recent years.

Executive Q&A: Combating the effects of gas flaring with GTL technology

7/22/2022

Gas Processing & LNG (GP&LNG) sat down with Mark Hess (MH), CEO of ENG.

The other sulfides: Organic sulfur species in amine solvents

7/18/2022

This article examines the behavior of carbonyl sulfide (COS), C1–C5 mercaptans (R1SH–R5SH), methyl ethyl sulfide (MES), dimethyl sulfide (DMS) and dimethyl disulfide (DMDS) in amine solvent systems.

Integrated rupture disk assemblies for cryogenic equipment and storage systems

7/12/2022

While OEMs have relied on rupture disks in their cryogenic equipment, the availability of integrated, miniaturized rupture disk solutions tailored to the application in a variety of standard and exotic materials can significantly enhance equipment safety, compliance and reliability, even in extreme work conditions.

Small Scale LNG: New Launches to Control Global Emissions

7/12/2022

There has been a growing demand of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in various countries across the globe, owing to its impeccable application in trucks and ships.

Engineering assessments in support of pipeline safety: Emerging trends and approaches—Part 2

7/12/2022

This article is a continuation of Part 1 published in the May/June issue of Gas Processing & LNG. This article presents an overview of driving factors and trends for engineering assessments and code-related considerations.

Corrosion mitigation in gas facilities’ piping using FBE coated pipes and corrosion-resistant alloy girth welds

7/12/2022

The operating conditions and corrosive nature of the process fluids in the Haradh and Hawiyah areas have subjected facility piping to undesirable corrosion phenomena.

Ensuring safe CNG refueling stations though smart fluid system choices

7/12/2022

Compressed natural gas (CNG) has become one of the most attainable means of dramatically reducing the emissions associated with traditional gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles and equipment.

New in Gas Processing Technology

6/1/2022

The new shaft generator from ABB enables ship operators to benefit from the advantages of permanent magnet technology.