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Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? | Part 4: Outsourcing Annual Inspections

September 23rd, 2022

Eli Macha presented a technical paper at the 2021 RETA National Conference titled IIAR 6: Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? This blog series includes excerpts from his technical paper. While there are always outliers, most facilities align on a couple key mechanical integrity items. What the data suggest is that there […]

Ammonia Week in Review | September 23, 2022

September 23rd, 2022

Ukrainian President Willing to Open Ammonia Ports to Russia in Exchange for POW’s in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Zelenskiy Suggests Resuming Russia Ammonia Exports in Exchange for POWs, Kremlin Says No – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Friday he would only back the idea of reopening Russian ammonia exports through Ukraine if […]

Ammonia Week in Review | September 16, 2022

September 16th, 2022

  Fire Department Responds to a Bakery’s Ammonia Leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Leak Detected at Country Oven Bakery – The Bowling Green Fire Department responded to an ammonia leak at Country Oven Bakery at 12:45 p.m. Friday. […keep reading] OQ’s $463mn ammonia plant begins production in Oman – OQ, the […]

Ammonia Week in Review | September 9, 2022

September 9th, 2022

Many Injured and Several in Critical Condition in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Leak in Chicago Suburb Sends 37 to Hospitals, Including Firefighters, Law Enforcement Responders – Seven people are in critical condition and several more were hospitalized after a gas leak in a northern Chicago suburb early Thursday morning caused a toxic cloud […]

Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? | Part 3: Completing Daily Rounds In-House

September 6th, 2022

Eli Macha presented a technical paper at the 2021 RETA National Conference titled IIAR 6: Should I Hire a Contractor or Keep it In-House? This blog series includes excerpts from his technical paper. While there are always outliers, most facilities align on a couple key mechanical integrity items. What the data suggest is that there […]