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Ensuring pipeline physical and cyber security
Ensuring pipeline physical and cyber security

Production of oil and natural gas in the U.S. and Canada is increasing. The vast majority of these hydrocarbons will be shipped across the continent via a dense network of pipelines. The integrity of this network, however, is threatened, not only by mechanical failures, but also by targeted cyber attacks.Read More

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10 years later: BP Texas City and the inevitable cost of an incident
10 years later: BP Texas City and the inevitable cost of an incident

This unfortunate incident from 2005 is familiar to many working in process industries and especially in the U.S., where an extensive investigation and its associated report have been used to... Read More

Flared-gas powered Pykrete can protect offshore rigs
Flared-gas powered Pykrete can protect offshore rigs

Gas flaring is a waste of energy and by taking flared gas and redirecting it, it can be used to power a pykrete barrier for offshore rigs that can contain spills and protect the rigs from harsh... Read More

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Implementing energy management for machinery and processing plants
Implementing energy management for machinery and processing plants

Energy management doesn’t require a task force to implement. It can be done from the ground up by teaching energy management best practices to all employees at a facility and ensuring good habits... Read More

Country intelligence report: Argentina
Country intelligence report: Argentina

Argentina is attempting to usurp the U.S. as the world’s largest producer of shale gas. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that the country could have more shale-oil deposits... Read More

Digital edition
April 2015: Cyber Security
Articles included in the April issue of Oil & Gas Engineering include the active cyber defense cycle, understanding the cyber risk associated with control systems, and wireless technology benefits.
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Webcast Q&A
Process safety webcast answers questions about best practices, anatomy of an incident
Process safety tutorial: Questions and answers follow related from a recent webcast, “Anatomy of an Incident: Safety Best Practices from Lessons Learned.” Luis Durán from ABB answered additional audience questions here to help improve safety culture and lower risk of plant incidents and accidents using recognized engineering best practices, design and implementation, operations or maintenance, and technology developments.

Sponsored by: ABB
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Software connectivity and analytics system for improved process efficiency
Software connectivity and analytics system for improved process efficiency

Seeq Corporation announced the availability of connectivity to Inductive Automation’s Ignition... Read More

Simulation program for processing, hazardous applications
Simulation program for processing, hazardous applications

The KBC Co-Pilot Program from KBC Advanced Technologies (KBC) is designed to remotely support the... Read More

Remote monitoring system
Remote monitoring system

SignalFire's SFRSS is designed for remote monitoring solutions for tracking tubing and casing... Read More

Simulator for process utility applications
Simulator for process utility applications

Schneider Electric's SimSci SimCentral for Process Utilities is a platform designed to manage how... Read More

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