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April 8, 2019
Oil bubbles on an orange background representing the guide to operating efficiently with steam turbine oil that was written by Petrotech, which is based in New Orleans, LA

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 […]
March 14, 2019
The outside of a run-of-river hydroelectric plant representing the function of a hydro turbine control system as explained by Petrotech, which has a location in Houston, TX

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 […]
February 19, 2019
A yellow and silver turbine control system representing the use of governor in a steam turbine as explained by Petrotech, which has a location in New Orleans, LA

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 […]
February 15, 2019
Process Control Systems for surge testings

How Does Surge Testing Work?

Anti-Surge controllers use measurements from suction pressure and temperature, discharge pressure and temperature, and either suction or discharge flow, to determine the flow at which the […]