Press Release From Department Of Energy: SECRETARY PERRY, DEPUTY SECRETARY BROUILLETTE, AND SENIOR DOE OFFICIALS TO ATTEND CERAWEEK

March 7, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Next week, Secretary Perry, Deputy Secretary Brouillette, and senior DOE officials will attend and participate in CERA Week engagements and bilateral meetings in Houston, Texas. Later in the week, DOE will also host the 1st Ministerial of the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy Cooperation (P-TEC) on the sidelines of CERA Week.…

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ISA Houston Section Pipeline Cajun Cook Off And Table Top Show

The ISA Houston Section Pipeline Cajun Cook Off and Table Top Show was held last evening at Silver Street Studios (Sawyer Yards), from 5pm to 9pm.  There were plenty of instrument manufacturers and manufacturer's representatives exhibiting their products.  Here is the official description from ISA (International Society of Automation). This Spring the ISA Houston Section…

Press Release: RefComm® Galveston 2019 Promises Another Record Year in Refining Safety, NextGen Tech, & Best Practices

Leading DCU and FCCU Conference Debuts Resid Hydrocracking Program This Year Galveston, TX-- RefComm® Galveston takes place April 29 - May 3, 2019. This marks the 21st year for the conference, which has paved the way for implementing safety protocols, advanced technology, and best practices in the refinery. RefComm enjoys the attendance and participation of…

Press Release: ABB and BP celebrate global MEC frame agreement at ABB Customer World

Houston, United States, March 6, 2019 BP have appointed ABB as one of its global Main Electrical Contractors (MEC) for the provision of engineering, procurement and construction of electrical equipment for BP Upstream Major Capital Projects. The new agreement reflects a strategic collaboration between ABB and BP, with ABB committed to delivering innovation, substantial savings,…

ABB Customer World Houston 2019

The ABB Customer World event is in Houston:  George R. Brown Convention Center, Mar 4 - 7, 2019.  This is a 4 day event designed for networking with ABB employees from all over the world.  The event showcases ABB products exclusively. The things that really caught my eye are the Distributed Control Systems (DCS) offered…

Industrial VR/AR Forum

The Industrial VR/AR Forum was held this week at the Omni Hotel Westside Houston, March 4, 2019.  What I got out of this event is that this type of technology has great potential in industry in 3 ways:  conference calls where all the participants can see the design being discussed on their computers simultaneously, safety…

Press Release: Chemours Triples Capacity of Opteon™ YF with Startup of New U.S. Production Facility

World's Largest HFO-1234yf Production Facility Begins Operations in Corpus Christi, Texas WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in fluoroproducts, today announced the startup of the new Opteon™ YF (HFO-1234yf) low global-warming-potential (GWP) refrigerant production facility at its Corpus Christi manufacturing plant in…

Sourcewater: Water Asset Intelligence Platform

I spoke with representatives from Sourcewater while attending the North American Shale Water Management Conference, at the J. W. Marriott Galleria, Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2019.  Water that comes from oil wells is considered an industrial waste.  It must be tracked from source to final destination, and all data is reported to the local…