Oil and Gas
Companies partner with Valin for results. Read these case studies to learn how we achieve more together.
The wastewater treatment equipment market was worth over $35 billion in 2015, and is expected to reach more than $55 billion by 2023. Increasing demands for water, alongside a trend in recycling and reusing this precious resource, are two reasons for the growth. End-user industries – power generation, pharmaceuticals, paper, oil & gas, food & beverage and general industrial – are also driving the water treatment industry.
on Mon, 02/25/2019
Chlorine dioxide is a powerful oxidant used in pre-treatment of drinking water for reduced trihalomethanes, as an oxidizing agent for contaminated water used in oil drilling, as a sanitizer in vegetable and fruit washing, as a biocide in cooling towers and its largest market the bleaching of pulp for paper. Chlorine dioxide is a very unstable compound and highly reactive, so typically it is made by generators placed on site.
on Mon, 01/29/2018
Unlike traditional proportional or even PID control that require a varying output to a modulating control device, time-proportional control can achieve a proportional control response to process variation using an on/off device by varying on and off times in a defined control period.
on Mon, 10/09/2017
An oil production company was having problems with the freshwater flow lines freezing up in the vertical sections that go through the permafrost layer. All of the frozen lines stemmed from the self-regulating heat trace cable they were using which kept burning out. It would short out at the bend required to fit it down inside the 1” thermowell pipe. The secondary problem was the lack of sufficient heat output when self-regulating heat trace is folded back on itself. With each failure came thousands of dollars in lost production, down time, labor and materials to thaw the line.
on Mon, 05/09/2016
Valin was approached by a company that purchases natural gas direct from the pipeline, processes it and transports it to CNG filling stations throughout California. They wanted a portable metering system which would allow them to confirm the mass quantities and chemical composition of the natural gas they were purchasing from the pipeline. Valin’s technical specialists designed a portable metering skid that would fulfill the customer’s needs and provided diagrams, drawings, and control schematics.
on Mon, 02/03/2014
Valin® Becomes the “Go-To” Source for Major Chemical Processing Company in Utah.
on Thu, 03/01/2012
Valin® was asked to provide a compact, failsafe electric actuation solution for high torque metal seated ball valves in a severe process application.
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