Velan Steam Trap Solutions - Petrochemicals
Murphy Oil, USA
Scope of Work:
Velan Steam Traps, through their local representative, James
D. Acers Company, Inc., analyzed the condition of this refinery’s 3,000
steam traps and made recommendations for improvements/replacements.
Recommended upgrades to the steam traps were executed in 4 months. This included
the replacement of failed steam traps, as well as leak repairs and several
other steam/condensate system improvements.
- Survey analysis of 3,000 steam
- Replacement of failed steam traps with new traps
of steam leaks
- Recovery of condensate through increased collection
Time of Service:
Work started in 1998 and has become a bi-annual project.
- Murphy Oil has realized significant energy savings.
Oil has seen their annual failure rate of the steam trap population
drop from 21% in 1998 to 3.4% in 2006.
- Murphy Oil has realized
reduced back pressures in their condensate system.
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