All change on the rig

Raleigh, Patric
July 2010
Process Engineering;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p26
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the adoption of condition-based maintenance (CBM) strategies and technologies for the continuous flow of profits from oil rig operators' facilities in the North Sea. CBM technology is applicable in monitoring the reciprocating compressors. It offers 16 times the resolution of any reciprocating machine analyser on the market.


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