Author Archives: Krista Garver

Pipeline Safety Tips from a Senior Health and Safety Advisor in the Oil and Gas Industry

Roughly 200,000 miles of liquid petroleum pipelines crisscross the United States, delivering oil to refineries and other plants that produce the fuel that powers our lives. Safety is a primary focus of the oil and gas industry, and the industry … Continue reading

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How Valve Suppliers Can Help the Power Industry Meet Their Biggest Challenges

From aging plants and an aging workforce to the push for sustainability, the power generation industry today faces many challenges. As we look to the future, these challenges will only grow, and the power companies that act now to address … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Make Your Power Plant More Efficient

In the power industry, profitability depends on efficiency. There are, of course, plenty of ways to boost your top line, but without efficiency, your bottom line will always suffer. Here are 5 ways to make your power plant more efficient. … Continue reading

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How the Power Industry Can Save Time and Money with the Cornerstone TP-1 In-Line Repairable Severe Service Ball Valve

How much money do you lose to bad-acting valves every year? Probably much more than you think. Valve leakage is estimated to cost power plants $1.2 billion annually. Valve failures can cause safety problems and lead to unplanned downtime. Cutting … Continue reading

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Tips for Upgrading to Digital Valve Positioners

Are you ready to take your plant productivity to the next level by upgrading to digital positioners for your control valves? Your plant managers, your maintenance staff, and your bottom line will thank you. If you’re just starting out, the … Continue reading

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4 Benefits of Digital Valve Positioners

What if I told you there was one simple plant upgrade you could make to be more competitive? This isn’t a hypothetical exercise. By upgrading your valve positioners from analog to digital, you will be able to maximize your plant … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead for Oil and Gas in 2018?

2017 has been an interesting year for the oil and gas industry. The Keystone XL Pipeline was approved (but is still on hold), oil prices are climbing back from previous lows, and recently the Trump administration announced the country’s largest … Continue reading

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Safety Relief Valve FAQs

Allied quality assurance manager Lyndon Garrick recently answered some FAQs about safety relief valves for Valve Magazine. Click here to learn the answers to these common questions: What is the proper way to install a safety or safety relief valve (SRV)? Why … Continue reading

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Masoneilan Control Valves: Repair or Replace?

Poor-performing control valves can cause serious problems along your processing lines and pipelines. They can result in inefficiencies, decreased quality and downtime, all of which affect your bottom line. So, if you have a bad actor, what should you do? … Continue reading

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Allied Valve HQ Named Consolidated Green Tag Center of the Year for 2016

Allied Valve Inc. is thrilled to announce that our headquarters location in Riverdale, Iowa, has been named the Consolidated Green Tag Center (GTC) of the Year for 2016. Each year, the award recognizes a single GTC location that demonstrates exceptional … Continue reading

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