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Derek Lindsay

Derek Lindsay has worked in hydrocarbon markets for over 20 years including Oil Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical. His background includes designing and building sample systems for both Analytical and Closed Loop Grab Samples. This includes Sample Conditioning systems for on line analyzers to improve the sample going to the analyzer as well as protecting the analyzer.

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Why Small Things Like Sample Bottle Caps Are Big Things In A Hydrocarbon Processing Plant

Posted by Derek Lindsay on 10/9/18 9:27 AM

 

Sampling in a hydrocarbon processing plant has its hazards. Tapping into a process line to extract a representative sample requires careful planning, specialized equipment and a partnership with the right sampling application experts. Commonly, however, more focus is spent on the best and safest way to extract the sample, than the method to seal the sample collection bottle. That can be just as hazardous.

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Topics: Hydrocarbon Processing, Upstream & Midstream, Liquid & Slurry