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Pink Thursdays

Pink shirts for teambuilding Some time ago, at one of the engineering companies I worked for, the people from the process area started wearing pink shirts on Thursdays. I don’t remember how the custom began, or if it was an

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How to use Halloween for Productivity

Whether “The Haunting of Hill House”, “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” or “Halloween – the night of horror” – on Thursday, October 31, 2019, the time has come again: Halloween is just around the corner. While children claim “trick or treat” according

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System integration made easy

Harry? Have you seen Harry? I found him:  He is busy with the analyzer container at plant 3 because it causes problems again. Already for the third time this month. But no wonder, the analyzer has more than 20 years

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Steps for executing a well test- The holy grail of well measurement part 2.2

As promised in the first part of this article, I will continue to describe the steps you should note when executing a well test and try to describe the perfect system for such a test. Let’s begin! Well test process

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Well Test -The holy grail of well measurement part 2.1

Introduction Well testing is a necessary practice in oilfields to determine flows of water, oil, and gas from wells. Normally an oilfield has all types of oil wells with a great variety of flows of dry oil, water, and gas,

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Optimization of process control and costs

Avoid unnecessary costs Optimum control of production and manage the costs Raw materials and end products are accepted, processed, stored and delivered in almost all industrial processes. In order to optimally control production while avoiding unnecessary costs and ensuring product

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Diversity: the key to innovation

When a problem is complex, or we need to find new answers, every person has their hidden points in their thinking that can be attributed to their gender, their culture, their education, etc. And in other people, those hidden points are simply visible. If everyone in the ream has the same hidden points, they are likely to get even more hidden, and everyone in the homogeneous team will tend to avoid them. We will filter those points so they will not bother us. However, not everything is advantageous in diverse groups (at least in order to innovate), diversity can also be a source of problems.

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Don’t get driven to distraction by Nuisance Alarms- Part Two

So, What Can Be Done? First of all, organizations need to have a well-planned alarm philosophy to better address alarm issues such as overload situations. This requires a means to collect and store alarm information, produce reports and analysis to

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