Many critical pieces of industrial infrastructure, including natural gas pipeline systems, connect to monitoring systems using encrypted software called OpenSSL, which researchers have determined is vulnerable to security breaches from the Heartbleed bug.
DNV GL has established a joint industry project (JIP) focused on leak detection. Twenty key industry players are partnering to develop a best practice for designing and implementing offshore leak detection systems.
Vilter Manufacturing LLC, introduced its next-generation vapor recovery units (VRUs), which feature hermetically sealed Copeland Scroll compressors, horizontal lube oil stabilizer and the ROC827 controller.
Emerson’s Energy Management Information System dashboards and reports are designed to increase the visibility of site energy metrics, providing performance-improvement tools to users from field operators to plant management.
Among other features, the Flowrox Scaling Watch can show the scale thickness, scale profile, growth rates over time, composition, and free flow volume—all of which allow engineers to understand areas where pipes are prone to scaling.