How are you minimizing risk throughout the three phases of pipeline integrity?

Credit to Author: Jeremy Kivi| Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:13:43 +0000

With pipeline operators facing increased scrutiny as of late, the conversation must shift to pipeline integrity. Pipeline integrity encompasses three phases: prevention, detection, and mitigation, which together minimize the chances… Read more »

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Top 3 Benefits of Renewable Power Purchase Agreements For Your Business

Credit to Author: John Powers| Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:46:53 +0000

Power purchase agreements (PPAs) are the energy source of the 21st century. But what is so alluring about these agreements for commercial, industrial, and institutional (C&I) buyers? Why are businesses like… Read more »

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How Advanced Process Control is Positively Changing Performance Metrics

Credit to Author: Livia Wiley| Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:57:52 +0000

Today we live within a modern age of rapidly accelerating technology. From self-driving trucks to face-recognition payment systems, there is little to no room for error in this rapidly changing… Read more »

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Do You Have an Emergency Plan in Place?

Credit to Author: Chad Kennedy| Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:07:17 +0000

Did you know that flooding the most frequent, deadly and costly natural disaster in the U.S.? (www.noaa.org) California, Arkansas and Missouri have already experienced severe flooding in 2017. And, with the… Read more »

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Increase asset availability, reliability and performance with APM 4.0

Credit to Author: Kim Custeau| Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 04:05:15 +0000

There is a revolution happening in asset performance management (APM). The intersection of Industry 4.0, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and technologies such as predictive maintenance, cloud, big data and… Read more »

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Keeping up with the Evolution of Buildings Part 2 – Buildings of Today

Credit to Author: Mary Jane McCraven| Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:10:29 +0000

In my previous post, I talked about the technologies that transformed buildings in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Here, we’ll look at the state of today’s facilities and… Read more »

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The Many Benefits of a Strong Energy Management Partnership – Shedd Aquarium

Credit to Author: Haresh Jhaveri| Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:08:36 +0000

What happens when you retrofit a historic nearly 90-year-old building that is the home to over 32,000 aquatic animals and nearly 2 million annual visitors with state-of-the art systems? Not… Read more »

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Bounding Together With the Hope of a Better Future. Schneider “Women Build”

Credit to Author: Iram Shah| Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 22:45:40 +0000

I am honored to be part of Schneider Electric’s first “Women Build” with Habitat for Humanity in Chicagoland, along with other volunteers. I am particularly happy because this cause is… Read more »

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Can industrial productions grind to a complete halt because of a single, faulty pushbutton?

Credit to Author: Philippe Hampikian| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:08:30 +0000

The concept is as old as humanity:  Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong, and at the worst possible time. Known in some parts of the world as “Murphy’s… Read more »

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Was Your First Day on the Job Nothing Like College?

Credit to Author: Livia Wiley| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:03:40 +0000

It’s graduation time and there are a whole lot of new chemical engineers fresh out of college, starting their very first career job in the refining industry. Full of head… Read more »

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Advice to New College Graduates on Choosing the Right Path

Credit to Author: Employee Voices| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:10:15 +0000

Written by Guest Blogger, Neena Sharma  Competition hijacks human genius. In today’s competitive world, it’s important to give this advice to new college graduates. Especially when all they have seen… Read more »

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