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Troubleshooting and optimizing trayed and packed bed towers

Identifying and troubleshooting specific tower performance issues such as tray damage, flooding, weeping, foaming, overflow and packing maldistribution, can often be achieved with cost-effective diagnostic solutions. By determining tower performance issues online and in real-time, plant engineering ...

Callum Grieves


Pasadena   TX   US 12 Nov 2020


Posted 26 days agoEvent > Troubleshooting for EngineerstroubleshootingOil Refinery +4

Optimising processes with data driven diagnostic solutions

In a market where CAPEX spending is limited, now it's more important than ever to ensure you are maximising your refinery output to increase your profitability. Whilst running your processes at the desired capacity has its positives in terms of production throughput, it can also cause operation ...

Callum Grieves


Pasadena   TX   US 04 Nov 2020


Posted 26 days agoEvent > PetrochemicalOil RefineryProduction Optimisation +3

Effective Management of NORM during a Plant Shutdown in 2020 and 2021

In 2020, many Oil and Gas producers have had little choice but to postpone essential maintenance turnarounds due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, 2021 is poised to be one of the busiest years for plant turnarounds. Planners will be faced with the ominous task of executing extensive turnaround ...

Callum Grieves


  England   GB 18 Nov 2020


Posted 26 days agoEvent > NORMTENORMRadiation Monitoring +2

Free webinar: Fully understanding flow assurance issues and validating pipeline integrity

As subsea pipelines age over time, the challenges posed to oilfield professionals greatly increase. Pipeline integrity issues such as corrosion, pitting and metal loss defects can arise, which in turn can affect the future operational viability of the line. Similarly, deposition build up such as w ...

Callum Grieves


  England   GB 03 Nov 2020


Posted 1 month agoEvent > subsea pipelinesPipelinesAsset Integrity +7

Evaluating EOR / flood performance and optimising well pad development

The success of reservoir operations is dependent on completion and reservoir development strategies that correctly answer the challenges of well design, geology, target zone selection and reservoir complexity. In each case, these challenges ultimately relate to an understanding of the water, oil an ...

Callum Grieves


Pasadena   TX   US 14 Oct 2020


Posted 1 month agoEvent > Reservoir CharacterisationReservoir AnalysisReservoir +8

Chemical tracer technology: the myths, the facts and the legends

Chemical tracers have become the E & P industry standard to diagnose a variety of different reservoir recovery factors, ranging from stage flow insight to measuring EOR efficiency. Yet many misconceptions still circulate on how tracers are best used and how the data can be interpreted. Understandin ...

Callum Grieves


Pasadena   TX   US 24 Sep 2020


Posted 2 months agoEvent > Tracer TechnologyReservoir CharacterisationReservoir Engineering +8

Radiation surveys for the identification and monitoring of NORM

Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) is commonly found in the seabed rock formations and in #oil wells. Due to the extraction process, this radioactive material is carried along with produced oil and water and often accumulates on oil and gas assets such as pipes, separators, filters and ...

Callum Grieves


  England   GB 22 Sep 2020


Posted 2 months agoEvent > NORMTENORMRadiation Monitoring +3

How Chemical Tracers can reduce costs, boost production, and guide adaptive strategies in a rapidly changing oilfield market

With oil prices hitting decade lows and energy activities downsized during a global pandemic, operators globally are seeking assurance that every spend drives a strong return on investment. Yet many completion and production choices are made in an environment of uncertainty, making technology that ...

Callum Grieves


Pasadena   TX   US 29 Jul 2020


Posted 4 months agoEvent > Reservoir CharacterisationReservoir AnalysisReservoir Engineering +16

Identifying and monitoring NORM / sampling and training requirements to manage NORM in the Middle East

Radioactive materials from natural sources may arise in a number of forms within the oil and gas industry. Identifying the presence and quantity of naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) is essential to ensure you continue to work safely in NORM contaminated environments and to protec ...

Callum Grieves


Abu Dhabi   Abu Dhabi   AE 28 Jul 2020


Posted 4 months agoEvent > NORMRadiation MonitoringMiddle East +4

Register today to join your peers for the biggest online integrity event of the year

Hosted by our media partners World Pipelines, Integrity 2020 is a free international online conference focusing on the latest developments and innovations in pipeline integrity. Register today to join your peers for what will be the biggest online integrity event of the year. By regis ...

Callum Grieves


    GB 18 Jun 2020


Posted 5 months agoEvent > Pipelinessubsea pipelinesAsset Integrity +13

Tracerco secures first baseline subsea inspection project for a new pipelay development

Tracerco, part of Johnson Matthey Plc, has recently been awarded a deep-water subsea inspection project to assess the integrity of a new pipelay in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). As a method of ensuring maximum value and profitability, whilst safeguarding operational personnel and the environment, the ...

Callum Grieves


Posted 8 months agoPress > Subseasubsea inspectionAsset Integrity +7

Measuring oil and water inflow in a multi-well subsea field development using tracer technology

In any deep water field development it is important to monitor water and oil production from all wells in order to manage fluid movement and maximise hydrocarbon recovery. Download the case study using the link below to learn how the use of chemical tracer technology integrated into a lower comple ...

Callum Grieves


Posted 8 months agoOpinion > Reservoir CharacterisationReservoir AnalysisReservoir Engineering +12

Tracerco launch Hyperion - an accurate and reliable system for bulk level and density measurements

Tracerco has added to its award-winning range of advanced nucleonic instrumentation by announcing the launch of Hyperion TM . Designed using innovative scintillator based technology, Hyperion TM is a non-contact, no moving parts measurement solution that provides accurate and extremely reliable bu ...

Callum Grieves


Posted 1 year agoPress > Instrumentaioncontrol systemsOil Refinery +2

Decommissioning and the Transportation of NORM and TENORM

Underestimating the time and resource required to correctly transport NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material) or TENORM (Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material) during decommissioning could prove to be costly, not least because it is likely to cause delays in shipp ...

Callum Grieves


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > Decommissioningoffshore decommissioningTENORM +4

Attend a Lunch and Learn on Tracerco’s Latest Value Added Developments in Pipeline Integrity and Flow Assurance Services

Faster, Safer and Even More Cost Effective: Attend a Lunch and Learn on Tracerco's Latest Value Added Developments in Pipeline Integrity and Flow Assurance Services Village Hotel, Kingswells, Aberdeen AB15 8PJ, Wednesday 6th June, 12:00 - 14:00   Tracerco, in conjunction with Arch ...

Callum Grieves


Aberdeen   Scotland   GB 06 Jun 2018


Posted 2 years agoEvent > North SeaSubseaAberdeen +2