As we see a huge global shift and a push towards new sources of power generation, Jordan is looking towards nuclear power to meet their increasing energy demands. The region, famous for its vast oil reserves, is increasingly pushing towards new and sustainable energy solutions, with nuclear power being a forerunner of these developments. With ... Read more.
Between April and July 2010, an estimated 4.9 million barrels of crude oil gushed from the damaged Macondo well into the Gulf of Mexico following the explosion that killed 11 workers and destroyed the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. By the time the leak was stopped, oil had affected more than 1,000 miles of coast in ... Read more.
Headaches, tiredness, stomach ulcers, hypertension, vertigo, nausea, a permanent whining, buzzing, hissing or humming in the ears. Noise can also damage hearing permanently in the worst cases. Excessive noise reduces work efficiency, and increases absenteeism. In extreme cases, noise can be fatal if there is so much noise that personnel cannot hear instructions or alarms. ... Read more.
It is common knowledge as to how important inspections can be; they help mitigate any potential risk to your asset, help reduce expenditure in the long run and can help reduce downtime, improving the overall efficiency of your asset. Often these are carried out by second or third-parties that are called for a specific reason. Knowing ... Read more.
Heat exchangers are highly critical component in the processing of oil and gas. Heat exchangers themselves are very complex structures and their lifecycle is continuously challenged by flow-induced vibrations, corrosion and fouling: understanding these units requires a multi-discipline approach. Old units can sometimes be used to satisfy more demanding operating conditions but being so complex ... Read more.