Blog and In The News

Blog and In the News


How a Generator Control Panel Works

A generator control panel works by displaying key status information and the ability to make adjustments via an interface. The interface allows a user to monitor, […]

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Power Plant Control Systems

In the world of energy production, power plant control systems play a crucial role in managing the intricate operations of modern power plants. These systems, monitor, […]

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What is the Decoking Process?

One significant hurdle that industrial facilities encounter is the build-up of coke/scale deposits within process tubes. This internal fouling, if not addressed, could result in a […]

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Gas vs. Steam Turbine

Making the right choice between utilizing a gas turbine vs steam turbine is crucial when setting up power generation plants, as each technology offers distinct features. […]

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MPC vs PID – A Comprehensive Control Method Comparison

Control systems play a crucial role in various industrial processes by ensuring stability, efficiency, and optimal performance. Among the myriad of control methods available, Model Predictive […]

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What is Process Control?

Process control refers to the monitoring and adjusting of process parameters to get a preset or desirable output.

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Efficiency of Gas Turbines

Explore the concept of efficiency of gas turbines, how to calculate it, and ways to improve turbine efficiency.

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Petrotech Hosts Reverse Trade Mission for Turkish Oil Refinery Delegates

On October 21, 2019, delegates from Türkiye Petrol Rafinerileri A.Ş. (Tüpraş) visited Petrotech in New Orleans to learn more about investment opportunities in the oil and […]

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The Petrotech Solution to New York’s NOx Emissions Limits

For those required to abide by NOx emissions limits in accordance with New York law, Petrotech’s water injection system provides a solution. Read more to learn the advantages this solutions offers.

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Why Is the IEC 61131 the Standard Programming Language in Open Architecture Control Systems?

First released in 1993, the International Electrotechnical Commission’s IEC 61131 programming standard remains a key element in the programmable logic controllers (PLCs) used in a variety […]

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The Difference Between Isochronous and Droop Control Modes

The main difference between droop and isochronous control modes lies in their relationship to frequency. In isochronous mode, generators maintain a constant frequency, whereas droop mode […]

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Petrotech CEO John Kazour featured in Business In Focus Magazine

Petrotech, Inc. is honored to be featured in the May 2019 edition of Business In Focus Magazine. Petrotech’s President & CEO, John Kazour, sat down with […]

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Turbomachinery Control Solutions: Building an Effective TCS

A mechanical engineering term, “turbomachinery” describes machines that transfer energy between a rotor and a liquid or gas. Turbines and compressors both fall into this category. […]

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Stand-Alone Product Spotlight: EM-400 Multi-Body Anti-Surge Compressor Controller

Plant operators shouldn’t have to continually monitor or adjust their compression system to maintain optimum air mass flowrates. If a plant’s compression and surge control system […]

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The Features and Functions of Reciprocating Engines

Powerful, efficient engines of many types supply the energy needed to deliver electricity or drive in the energy supply sector. The oil and gas industry uses […]

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Changes in Supply and Demand: Energy Trends and Predictions for 2019

Ups and downs in energy are a function of supply and demand. Yearly energy market trends, as well as longer-term development trends in this sector, reflect […]

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A Guide to Operating Efficiently With Steam Turbine Oil

In addition to being subject to tough environmental standards, tight budgets, and penalties for supply interruptions, today’s power companies must ensure efficient and reliable operations to […]

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What Is the Function of a Hydro Turbine Control System?

In run-of-river hydroelectric plants, it’s essential that the amount of water flowing in the river is properly controlled by a plant control system by varying the […]

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What Is the Function of a Governor in a Steam Turbine?

A steam turbine governor is a component of the turbine control system that regulates rotational speed in response to changing load conditions. The governor output signal […]

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Petrotech (UK) Limited Announces Their UK Office Relocation to Bunting Road in Suffolk

2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUFFOLK, England, Jan. 24 — After 45 years in residence, Petrotech (UK) Limited has announced the relocation of its former Western Way […]

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