August 2017

July 2017

Reducing Turnaround Time and Cost

By |2018-01-26T11:44:12-04:00July 26th, 2017|Jim McGlone, Process Hazards Analysis, Reducing Turnaround Cost, Safety Instrumented System, Vertigo|

In todays oil and chemicals market, time and budgets are strained to remain operational [...]

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December 2016

Security PHA Review (SPR) and Security Levels

By |2017-08-29T14:57:37-04:00December 6th, 2016|Author, Edward M. Marszal, ICS Cybersecurity, Process Hazards Analysis, Services|

After reading an ISA article related to the application of Security PHA Review (SPR) for [...]

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November 2016

Achilles JQS Registered

By |2017-06-25T19:58:08-04:00November 15th, 2016|Fire and Gas Systems, ICS Cybersecurity, Jim McGlone, News, Process Hazards Analysis, Safety Instrumented System|

Achilles JQS Registered Supplier Kenexis Consulting Corporation is pleased to announce that it is a [...]

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October 2016

Determining Shutoff Valve Leak Tightness Requirements

By |2017-08-30T14:22:23-04:00October 5th, 2016|Author, Edward M. Marszal, News, Reducing Turnaround Cost, Safety Instrumented System, Services|

A prior blog on the Kenexis web site related to the requirements for tight-shutoff (TSO) [...]

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Benefit of Plume Fire Modeling over Point Models/Ray Tracing

By |2017-06-25T19:58:08-04:00October 5th, 2016|Author, Edward M. Marszal, Effigy, Fire and Gas Systems|

Most process plant engineering includes the development of 3D models that define the facility and [...]

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September 2016

Meet NORSOK Fire Detection Mapping Requirements with Kenexis Effigy

By |2017-06-25T19:58:08-04:00September 22nd, 2016|Author, Edward M. Marszal, Effigy, Fire and Gas Systems, Products, Services|

Companies that are participating in oil and gas production on the Norwegian Continental Shelf know [...]

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Benefit of Scenario Coverage for Fire and Gas Mapping

By |2017-06-25T19:58:08-04:00September 19th, 2016|Edward M. Marszal, Effigy, Fire and Gas Systems|

More and more fire and gas professionals are asking about the benefit of using scenario [...]

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Kenexis Speaks at China Chemical Safety Association 5th Workshop on Risk Control

By |2017-11-08T13:04:38-04:00September 14th, 2016|Author, Edward M. Marszal, News|

Kenexis has accepted an invitation to speak at the China Chemical Safety Association 5th Workshop [...]

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August 2016

Sizing Graded Areas for FGS Mapping

By |2017-06-25T19:58:09-04:00August 30th, 2016|Author, Edward M. Marszal, Effigy, Fire and Gas Systems, News, Products, Services|

When performing fire and gas mapping utilizing geographic coverage techniques, one needs to define the [...]

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Fire Detector Viewing Distance Attenuation Factors

By |2017-06-25T19:58:09-04:00August 29th, 2016|Author, Edward M. Marszal, Effigy, Fire and Gas Systems, Products, Services|

The performance of optical fire detectors is generally defined by the test results that equipment [...]

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Gas Detector Scenario Coverage Using Gaussian Dispersion Models

By |2017-06-25T19:58:09-04:00August 29th, 2016|Author, Edward M. Marszal, Effigy, Fire and Gas Systems, News, Products, Services|

In the past few years, the use of quantitative risk analysis tools to determine the [...]

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Effigy Can Perform FGS Mapping in 2D, But Why?

By |2017-06-25T19:58:09-04:00August 19th, 2016|Author, Edward M. Marszal, Effigy, Fire and Gas Systems, News, Products, Services|

There have been times when customers have asked whether or not our Effigy fire and [...]

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Another Limitation to Extending Test Intervals

By |2016-08-11T12:48:36-04:00August 11th, 2016|Author, Edward M. Marszal, News, Safety Instrumented System, Services|

A customer noted that some operating companies limit the extension of their test intervals so [...]

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