OIL SUPPLY PLANT SHUT DOWNS AND THE IMPACT ON OTHER INDUSTRIES

Recent up rise in the shutdown of oil plants has led to a deep impact on the consumer market who are unable to find supplies they require at economical rates, leading to a deficit in the supply and increase in prices for the products.

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Keep the Wheels Turning: On Proper Lubrication

A car wouldn’t be able to go far without the use of lubricants. Without motor oil, the various moving parts in your car would overheat and your engine will break down. The proper application of lubricants can ensure that your automobile works in top condition. Here are a few tips on how to do just that. Continue reading

Plant Shutdowns—Basic Steps Involved

Chemical plants and refineries are not meant to go on running every day for the rest of the year, unless you want to risk them breaking down or conking out altogether when you really need them. This is why seasonal plant shutdowns are required to give equipment time to cool and for your team to perform the required maintenance. Continue reading

Lubricant Upgrades a Must for Energy Efficiency

Most plants are seeking to reduce maintenance costs while increasing their equipment’s utilization and reliability. To achieve all these, maintenance personnel will often suggest upgrading the plant’s lubricants to be at par with the latest technology.

Energy Costs among Plants

 Unfortunately, most records fail to accurately document energy savings resulting from the use of high-performance oil. The absence of user-friendly records make it almost difficult for most personnel to justify the purchase of newer and better lubricants. More innovative maintenance personnel, meanwhile, were able to document energy savings derived from the use of synthetic lubricants, particularly those with high film strength friction-reducing additive technology.

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