Volume 5, Issue 6
Published: November 13, 2017
Hifi Engineering are a Calgary, Canada-based company who utilise fibre optics for preventative leak detection. Fluid Handling International spoke with company founder John Hull about the potential of this... [Read more]
Wherever hydrocarbon fluid is transferred, there is a risk of gas entrainment at the beginning or the end of a process. Gas entrainments are a challenge for accurate measurement with all flowmeter technologies.... [Read more]
For many, 2017 will go down as a year in which the oil industry has had to adapt to a ‘new normal’. The winners in this climate are those adapting their business practices to become leaner,... [Read more]
It is a commonly-held view that counterfeiting and patent infringements predominantly happen in the consumer goods markets where large global organisations go to extreme lengths to protect their brands... [Read more]
Two steps forward, one step back. That’s what it feels like to run an operation with a leaky pump. Leaky pumps inevitably lead to unscheduled downtime and increased maintenance needs. This stalls... [Read more]
Submersible dewatering pumps have one clear goal – to move water, whether it’s to another location for reuse or to simply remove water from a low-lying area. For the most part they require... [Read more]
Reliable gate valve operation isn’t dependent solely on the product itself. In fact, it’s more accurate to say that reliability is the product of sound utility operations. Valves are arguably... [Read more]
Employing best practices and complying with international industry standards simply are not enough to prevent incidents within plants that can cause serious injury, loss of life, damage to facilities and... [Read more]
About ten years ago, a group of pioneers in the German petroleum industry embarked on an important mission: they began collaborating on the development of IFLEXX, an open standard format for exchanging... [Read more]
Engineers and designers can often face a daunting task when itcomes to specifying the most appropriate drive coupling for the task in hand. Drive couplings vary greatly in their design and capabilities,... [Read more]
A vast amount of UK legislation contains references to EU treaties, and the government will be seeking to stabilise UK law and regulations as fast as possible. These regulations, laws and directives contain... [Read more]