Yokogawa Wins Order from Zhejiang Petrochemical to Supply 190 GC8000 Gas Chromatographs for New Integrated Refinery and Petrochemical Complex in China

Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa China Co., Ltd., has won an order to supply the gas chromatographs for the first phase of a project to construct an integrated refinery and petrochemical production complex that is being undertaken by Zhejiang Petrochemical Co., Ltd. at a new industrial site in the Zhoushan archipelago.   Zhejiang Petrochemical was established on June 2015 as a limited partnership between Rongsheng Petrochemical Co., Ltd., Juhua Group, Zhejiang Tongkun Holding Group Co., Ltd., and Zhoushan Ocean Comprehensive Development and Investment Co., Ltd.…

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RTS Africa’s Hy-Optima hydrogen analysers: optimised refinery operations, product and quality

The basic process of refining crude oil – fractional distillation – into useable product is reasonably simple. Crude oil contains various hydrocarbon compounds all of which condense at varying temperatures. The crude oil is heated in a column and the condensates are drawn off at different levels to produce – amongst others – raw petroleum, diesel and jet fuel products. However, it is after these fuels in their basic or ‘raw’ form have been produced, that the complexity and challenge arises. Each of these fuels or fractions has to be…

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Now the Strategic Fuel Fund is looking for oil

Now the Strategic Fuel Fund is looking for oil  LINDA ENSOR Picture: ISTOCK Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has confirmed that the Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) is engaged in oil exploration activities. She insisted that this is provided for in terms of the company’s memorandum of incorporation. SFF is in charge of the country’s strategic fuel stocks and was recently embroiled in a scandal involving the sale of 10-million barrels of this stock without Treasury approval. The minister’s confirmation that it is also involved in oil exploration — historically the domain…

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Yokogawa’s Smart Terminal Automation Solution Manages the Largest LPG Terminal Facility in Africa

Yokogawa’s Smart Terminal Automation Solution

Since its foundation in 1915, Yokogawa has contributed to society by providing leading edge products and solutions centering on its measurement, control and information technologies. Yokogawa’s commitment to service excellence and technical support has seen more than 250 projects successfully delivered in the Sub Saharan African region, with the most recent project being the largest on- and offshore open-access liquid petroleum gas (LPG) import terminal facility in Africa. Located in the port of Saldanha Bay, South Africa, Sunrise Energy was established in 2007 to develop and construct an LPG Terminal.…

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SA, Russia sign oil and gas development agreement

South Africa and Russia on Monday signed an agreement that will see about US$400 million invested in oil and gas development. The agreement between PetroSA, the oil and gas corporation of South Africa, and Rosgeo, geological exploration company of the Russian Federation, was signed at the 9th annual BRICS Summit, currently underway in Xiamen, China. “The agreement involves the development in the exploration areas of blocks 9 and 11a off the South Coast of South Africa. Within the framework of the agreement, Rosgeo is supposed to conduct a considerable volume…

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Thermal imagers built for the toughest industrial environments

The NEW Fluke Ti450 SF6 captures both infrared and SF6 gas images. Easily change modes from infrared to gas detection when you are in the field. And best of all, it’s affordable enough to own.   • Confirm repairs and document gas emissions • Optimize images, perform analytics, generate reports • Includes everything you need: 2x telephoto lens, HDMI eye piece, tripod holder, rugged carrying case and more Introducing the first gas leak detection/infrared camera from Fluke. Two tools in one – at an affordable price. Download this application note…

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First black female to head multi-national oil industry – BP

CAPE TOWN – BP Southern Africa (BPSA) announces the appointment of Priscillah Mabelane as its new CEO. Mabelane will commence her new executive appointment on 1 September 2017, precisely six years after joining BPSA as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) With over 20 years of service in a number of key leadership positions, BPSA contends that Priscillah brings a plethora of experience and expertise to her new role as CEO. Mabelane recently served as Operations Director for BP’s UK retail business. Here, she is ascribed with a strong safety record whilst…

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Working together to keep oil away from the environment

There has been a fair amount of news about recycling in automotive-related industries. Most of it has been about the demise of Redisa, the tyre recycling agency. But what about waste oil? Those who generate more than 20kg of hazardous waste a day are required to register on the National Waste Information System and to report on the volumes generated and taken away for recycling. Those who fail to comply with the regulations set out by legislation face penalties such as fines or even jail time. It is the legal…

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On the brink of a South African gas economy

What are the next steps in South Africa’s journey to becoming a commercial gas hub? Who are the major decision-makers? Where do the real opportunities lie for investors? And what timelines is government working towards? South Africa’s gas economy was up for discussion at the Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen recently.

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Yokogawa to Release ProSafe®-RS SIL2 Wireless Gas Detection System

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Offering of a total system solution, including consulting and engineering–   Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it will release the ProSafe-RS® SIL2*1 wireless gas detection system in September.   The ProSafe-RS SIL2 wireless gas detection system will consist of a newly enhanced version of the Yokogawa ProSafe-RS SIL3 safety instrumented system (R4.03.10), Yokogawa field wireless network devices, annunciator panels, and GasSecure*2 GS01 or GS01-EA*3 wireless gas detectors.   For this system, Yokogawa will establish a total solution that will include both consulting and engineering.   In energy and basic materials…

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