Winter Flush and Lube: Allied Develops New Process for Pipeline Preventative Maintenance in Sub-Freezing Temperatures

Every winter, sub-freezing temperatures blanket much of the United States for months at a time, putting many outdoor service operations on hold. Until recently, that included pipeline valve maintenance. In the past, it was a challenge to perform this maintenance … Continue reading

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Our Top 5 Industrial Valve Articles of 2016

2016 was quite a year! The manufacturing industry saw a significant rebound, and oil prices started to recover as well. Both of these trends are expected to continue in 2017. At Allied Valve, we also saw some big changes this … Continue reading

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How to Improve Pipeline Safety

Earlier this year, President Obama signed a bill to renew the federal government’s pipeline safety program. The bill was passed unanimously in both chambers of Congress. This bipartisan effort, which was lauded by industry organizations like the API, is evidence … Continue reading

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3 Trends to Watch Out for in the Oil and Gas Industry in 2017

As we make our way down the home stretch of 2016, it’s time to look ahead to what might be coming down the bend. Here are three trends that we think will shape the oil and gas industry in the … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Winter: Q&A on Protecting Your Valves and Actuators from the Cold

Winter is just around the corner. And according to the current predictions, this one will be quite a doozy. Most of the northern part of the country is expected to get hit pretty hard. The Midwest should prepare for bitter … Continue reading

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A New Option: EVT 2.0 Pro X Pressure Relief Valve Recertification

We understand that you face numerous regulations regarding the ongoing certification of pressure relief valves. These regulations and timeframes can vary from state to state, and from OSHA 1910.119 process safety requirements, to insurance carrier requirements, even to local jurisdictional … Continue reading

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Valves: Sustainability and Cost Savings for the Oil and Gas Industry

Oil prices fluctuate, but environmental sustainability needs to remain a constant focus, even during downturns like we’re seeing now. The good news for oil and gas companies looking to comply with the EPA and environmental guidelines is that the sustainable … Continue reading

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Process Safety Management: What OSHA 1910.119 Says About Valves

OSHA fines recently skyrocketed, which means companies can no longer afford to take a “wait and see” approach to compliance. One of the most-cited OSHA standards across a variety of industries is 1910.119: Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals. … Continue reading

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Are Your Safety Valves Really Keeping You Safe?

In August of this year, OSHA fines increased 78%. This was to make up for 26 years of no change in penalties. Going forward, the fines will be adjusted yearly to account for inflation. The bottom line is: If you’re … Continue reading

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What is a Masoneilan Authorized Repair Center (MARC)?

Earlier this year, we announced an expansion of our relationship with GE. Allied Valve is now authorized to sell, service, and repair GE’s complete line of Masoneilan products, including control valves, smart positioners, instrumentation, and the associated software within our … Continue reading

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