1 Dec, 2019

U.S. Natural Gas and Renewables: Is this the end of Fossil Fuels?

This article discusses how the United States is evolving in relation to fossil fuels and the energy parity of renewables.

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1 Oct, 2019

Project Management: The Gatekeeper’s Dilemma

Working on a new project can be both exciting and challenging. As a gatekeeper looking to approve full funding on a project, it is crucial to receive accurate information and high quality decision support packages in order to move forward. This Tip of the Month discusses what that process looks like, challenges that can arise and how to prevent those issues.

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16 Sep, 2016

Piping Vibration Part 1: Natural Frequency of a Pipe

Part one of a four-part Piping Vibration series from PetroSkills instructor, Ron Frend.

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20 Jan, 2016

What is the impact of Nitrogen on the Natural Gas Hydrate Formation Conditions?

Previously, we've discussed the hydrate phase behavior of sour natural gas mixtures. Specifically, we looked at carbon dioxide inhibits the hydrate formation slightly while hydrogen sulfide enhances hydrate formation considerably. This Tip of the Month (TOTM) will extend the previous study on the natural gas hydrate formation phase behavior. Specifically, it will study the impact of nitrogen on the formation of hydrate in a natural gas mixture.

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7 Dec, 2015

Improvements in the Steels Used in Oil and Gas Processing Equipment over the Last Half Century

In the post-World war II period, the steels used in the oil and gas industry were quite different from what we use today. This tip of the month (TOTM) presents a brief overview of improvements in the steels used in oil and gas processing equipment for safer and more reliable operations.

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