Oil and gas pipelines often pass over long distances through rough environments. They face exposure to temperature variations and other weather influences. The technology used must meet the [...]
How to install a DBB Valve where a single isolation ball valve was previously installed?
Industry giants with the likes of Shell, Exxon, BP, Total and any major players for that matter, have rules and standard set in place dedicated to one subject area called Energy Isolation. Energy [...]
When I started my career as a valve engineer, one of the first lessons were: Which materials are used for valve components. Didn`t know too much about the details of the different materials, for [...]
Construction of modularized plant system has become a popular choice of design in heavy process industries like the Oil/Gas and Petrochemical Sector. Modularization is where equipment, vessels, [...]
Valve customization is adapting to customers’ needs in regards to changing body materials, port connections, testing requirements, and various combinations of different assembly types. Being open [...]
Since isolation levels depend on the risk associated with the intervention, it is important to evaluate carefully the isolation requirement with respect to safety, cost, time and efficiency.