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    The CoGDEM Guide to Gas Detection

    Industrial gas detectors form an important part of safety systems designed to protect users from the harmful effects of flammable, toxic or asphyxiant gases. These gases can cause explosions, damage health or deplete the oxygen content of the air. Consequently, accurate gas detection is vital for protecting human life as well as process plant and ...

  • API STD 619 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This standard covers the minimum requirements for dry and oil-flooded helical lobe rotary compressors (see Figure 1) used for vacuum or pressure or both in petroleum, petrochemical, and natural gas industries. It is intended for compressors that are in special-purpose applications. It does not cover general purpose air compressors, liquid ring ...

  • Chemistry in the Oil Industry VII

    This book is the latest in a series of respected volumes that provides an up-to-date review of some of the major chemistry topics related to the oil and gas industry. Divided into four sections, it looks in turn at the latest developments in environmental issues, new technology, applications and flow assurance. This reflects the increasingly ...

  • API SPEC 14L Standard for Exploration & Production

    This International Standard provides the requirements for lock mandrels and landing nipples within the production/injection conduit for the installation of flow control or other equipment used in the petroleum and natural gas industries. It includes the interface connections to the flow control or other equipment, but does not cover the ...

  • API RP 686 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This recommended practice (RP) is intended to provide recommended procedures, practices, and checklists for the installation and precommissioning of new, existing, and reapplied machinery and to assist with the installation design of such machinery for petroleum, chemical, and gas industry services facilities. In general, this RP is intended to ...

  • API SPEC 11D1 Standard for Exploration & Production

    This International Standard provides requirements and guidelines for packers and bridge plugs as defined herein for use in the petroleum and natural gas industry. This International Standard provides requirements for the functional specification and technical specification, including design, design verification and validation, materials, ...

  • API STD 675 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    1.1 ScopeThis standard covers the minimum requirements for controlled volume positive displacement pumps for use in service in the petroleum, chemical, and gas industries. Both packed-plunger and diaphragm types are included. Diaphragm pumps that use direct mechanical actuation are excluded. See API Standard 674 for reciprocating pumps and ...

  • API STD 685 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This standard covers the minimum requirements for sealless centrifugal pumps for use in petroleum, heavy duty chemical and gas industry services. Refer to Appendix U for application information.Note: A bullet (•) at the beginning of a paragraph indicates that either a decision or further information is required. Further ...

  • API STD 662 PART 1 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This part of ISO 15547 gives requirements and recommendations for the mechanical design, materials selection, fabrication, inspection, testing, and preparation for shipment of plate-and-frame heat exchangers for use in petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries. It is applicable to gasketed, semi-welded and welded plate-and-frame heat ...

  • API STD 681 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This standard covers the minimum requirements for liquid ring vacuum pump and compressor systems for service in the petroleum, chemical, and gas industries. This includes both vacuum pump and compressor design and system design.The design of the system is critical to the successful operation of the liquid ring vacuum pump or compressor. Close ...

  • API STD 674 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    1.1 ScopeThis standard covers the minimum requirements for reciprocating positive displacement pumps for use in service in the petroleum, chemical, and gas industries. Both direct-acting and power-frame types are included. See API Standard 675 for controlled-volume pumps and Standard 676 for rotary pumps.Note: A bullet (•) at the ...

  • API SPEC 5L Standard for Exploration & Production

    This International Standard specifies requirements for the manufacture of two product specification levels (PSL 1 and PSL 2) of seamless and welded steel pipes for use in pipeline transportation systems in the petroleum and natural gas industries.This International Standard is not applicable to cast ...

  • API RP 70 Standard for Exploration & Production

    Scope, Purpose and ObjectiveThis publication is intended to assist the offshore oil and natural gas drilling and producing operators and contractors in assessing security needs during the performance of oil and natural gas operations. The offshore oil and natural gas industry uses a wide variety of contractors in drilling, production, and ...

  • API STD 613 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This standard covers the minimum requirements for special-purpose, enclosed, precision single- and double-helical one- and two-stage speed increasers and reducers of parallelshaft design for petroleum, chemical and gas industry services. This standard is primarily intended for gear units that are in continuous service without installed spare ...

  • API STD 617 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This standard covers the minimum requirements for axial compressors, single-shaft and integrally geared process centrifugal compressors and expander-compressor for use in the petroleum, chemical, and gas industries services that handle air or gas.This standard does not apply to fans (covered by API Std 673) or blowers that develop less than 34 kPa ...

  • API STD 673 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This standard covers the minimum requirements for centrifugal fans intended for continuous duty in petroleum, chemical, and gas industry services. Fan pressure rise is limited to differential from a single impeller, usually not exceeding 100 in. of water Equivalent Air Pressure (EAP). Cooling tower, aerial cooler, and ventilation fans; and ...

  • International Regulation of Underwater Sound

    Concern over the effects of noise on marine life, particularly marine mammals, has emerged as a topic of considerable interest to both professionals and laypersons alike. The controversy has been fueled by a series of international events that suggest a relationship between man-made sound and marine mammal behavior, resulting in mass strandings ...

  • Physical and Chemical Properties of Aerosols

    An aerosol is a suspension of fine particles in a gas, usually air, and is generally taken to include both solid and liquid particles with dimensions ranging from a few nanometres up to around 100 micrometres in diameter. Aerosol sicence is the study of the physics and chemistry of aerosol behaviour and this includes techniques of generating ...

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