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Articles on Petroleum refining

May 3, 2016

Improving Tank Overfill Prevention Protocols

A crucial aspect of safety in the petroleum industry is tank overfill prevention. Failure to put adequate protections in place has resulted in injuries, loss of life, and billions of dollars worth of damages worldwide, not to mention other environmental impact
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Letico standardized on the Magnetrol® A15 displacer switch and Echotel® 961 ultrasonic switch across the tank inventory for detection of tank floating roofs and direct product detection in free space and stilling wells, respectively.
Jun 16, 2015

Level Control for Conversion Applications in the Petroleum Refining Process

The safety and efficiency of every aspect of the petroleum refining process is dependent on accurate level measurement. Reliable instrumentation is especially important in the extreme temperature and pressure environments that are often a part of the process.
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Jun 9, 2015

Level Control for Separation Applications in the Petroleum Refining Process

Reliable level measurement is needed to ensure safety and efficiency throughout the petroleum refining process, particularly in high temperature and high pressure environments.
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May 26, 2015

Level Control for Treatment Applications in the Petroleum Refining Process

Chemical treatment in petroleum refining processes requires precise, reliable level control to safely and effectively measure media in high temperature, high pressure and caustic environments.
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May 19, 2015

Level and Flow Wellhead Instrumentation Enhances Safety and Performance

Reliable wellhead instrumentation for level and flow control is critical to efficient processing and safety shutdown systems required of demanding production applications.
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Feb 24, 2015

The Buncefield Report and API RP 2350: Comparing Standards for Overfill Prevention

The explosion in 2005 at the Buncefield Oil Depot in Hertfordshire, England was the largest fire in Europe since World War II.
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