1 Jun, 2020

H2S and Hydrogen Charging

This Tip of the Month discusses hydrogen charging, process safety problems it may cause and what you can do to avoid these issues.

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1 May, 2020

Piping Vibration: Causes, Limits & Remedies

Piping vibration is a major cause of concern in process plants, particularly in the oil and gas industry where the loss of containment could be catastrophic. This Tip of the Month explains the root causes of piping vibration, natural frequencies and how they may be changed using appropriate structural supports and layouts.

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3 Apr, 2020

PetroSkills|Simulation Solutions Hosts ChemE-Sports Competition

PetroSkills|Simulation Solutions recently hosted a ChemE-Sports workshop at Texas A&M for the AIChE Student Chapter.

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1 Apr, 2020

MDEA Loss in the LPG Treating Process

This Tip of The Month investigates the effect of pressure, temperature, MDEA concentration and rich amine loading (circulation rate) on the MDEA solubility loss from the contactor top.

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1 Mar, 2020

Impact of Process Gas Pressure on the Performance of a Mechanical Refrigeration Plant

This Tip of the Month investigates the impact of process gas pressure on the performance of a mechanical refrigeration plant with mono ethylene glycol (EG or MEG) injection for hydrocarbon dew point (HCDP) control. Specifically, we will discuss how the process gas pressure impacts the gas-gas heat exchanger and chiller duties. The operation of the mechanical refrigeration system will be investigated and reported.

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