Chevron El Segundo refinery pipeline corrosion-CSB releases technical report in cooperation with CAL OSHA

April 18, 2013 Washington DC-It seems that the pipeline corrosion that likely was the cause of Chevron’s Richmond refinery fire last year, seems to be present at other refineries too. An investigation by an independent agency working closely with the US Chemical Safety Board(CSB) and OSHA have found evidence of corrosion in the El Segundo […]

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New wireless instruments can improve safety monitoring

There is now yet another generation of instruments on the market-wireless! The developments in instruments are faster than what a traditional chemicals manufacturing plant was used to. First we had pneumatic/hydraulic & mechanical instruments, then analog instruments, then digital “smart” instruments, fieldbuses and now wireless. However, in this case these may prove to be very […]

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