Dr. Euan Stoddart Presenting at IExpE Conference

Dr. Euan Stoddart Presenting at IExpE Conference

The aim of the Institute of Explosives Engineers (IExpE) is to establish and oversee National Occupational Standards for the Explosives Industry, and to provide a forum that enables and promotes consultation between individuals, professional private organisations,...
Shell and TechnipFMC Sign up to PFPNet

Shell and TechnipFMC Sign up to PFPNet

After the successful technical meeting held in Houston on the 15th of February, PFPNet is pleased to announce that Shell and TechnipFMC are the latest companies to sign up to the group – committing to improving the competency surrounding Passive Fire Protection (PFP)...
Successful Launch of PFPNet in Houston, Texas

Successful Launch of PFPNet in Houston, Texas

On Wednesday 15th February, Simon Thurlbeck and Graham Boaler introduced The Hydrocarbon Passive Fire Protection Network (PFPNet) to a number of Operators, EPCs, Manufacturers, Fabricators and Consultants in Houston, Texas.  Over 50 representatives from companies such...
Discuss PFP in Houston – Wednesday 15th February

Discuss PFP in Houston – Wednesday 15th February

The Hydrocarbon Passive Fire Protection Network (PFPNet) was launched in the UK last year via a one-day technical meeting in Manchester.  So far, Advanced Insulation, EXOVA, Hempel, HSE, Jotun Paints, Perenco, Promat, Sherwin Williams, Trelleborg and Woodside have...
MMI Presenting at EIC Nuclear Sector Roundtable Event

MMI Presenting at EIC Nuclear Sector Roundtable Event

MMI will be presenting alongside Atkins at the EIC’s Nuclear Sector Roundtable event, which is taking place on the 26th of January in Houston, Texas.  The purpose of the meeting is to inform EIC members on the state of play of the nuclear industry, with some insights...
MMI Presenting Throughout Hazards Australasia 2016

MMI Presenting Throughout Hazards Australasia 2016

This year, for the first time, Hazards Australasia is being held in Melbourne.  The event will be hosted from the iconic sporting arena, the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), between the 23rd and 24th of November. Financial pressures within the oil and gas industry have...
Dr. Darrell Egarr Published in UK Water Projects

Dr. Darrell Egarr Published in UK Water Projects

Deephams Sewerage Treatment Works, which is located in East London, is the ninth largest works in the UK and serves a population equivalent of 891,000 (as of 2011).  In order to cater for increasing population growth, meet new wastewater quality standards, be prepared...
Proposal for PFPNet Activities in 2017 Released

Proposal for PFPNet Activities in 2017 Released

PFPNet is an industry organisation, open to all interested parties to become members, and funded by membership subscription.  The group is run purely for the benefit of its members as a not-for-profit organisation with the objective of increasing knowledge of passive...
MMI Exhibiting at NDA Supply Chain Event

MMI Exhibiting at NDA Supply Chain Event

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), in association with the Site Licence Companies (SLCs), have once again put together their NDA Supply Chain Event.  Now in its sixth year, the event offers opportunities for attendees to meet ‘buyers and sellers’ from the...
Alan Munn Presenting at Tank Farm Tech Asia 2016

Alan Munn Presenting at Tank Farm Tech Asia 2016

Tank Farm Tech Asia is an annual conference organised by Hydrocarbon Asia and RAMS Asia, two leading downstream magazines in the Asia Pacific region.  Each year, the conference aims to increase technical awareness in tank storage optimisation, covering productivity...
Dr. Sean Malkeson’s Presentation Success

Dr. Sean Malkeson’s Presentation Success

At the recent Institute for Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems 2016 conference in Brighton, Dr. Sean Malkeson won an award for his presentation entitled “Analysis of Fuel Mass Fraction Dissipation Rate Transport in Turbulent Flame-Droplet Interaction: A Direct...
The Hydrocarbon Passive Fire Protection Network (PFPNet) to Launch in the US

PFPNet Technical Meeting Raises “Hot” Topics

The Hydrocarbon Passive Fire Protection Network (PFPNet) held a technical meeting on the 7th of September at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).  The day was designed to introduce interested parties to the PFPNet organisation, its aims, objectives, and...
Tim Ingram Announced as Speaker at CRA Risk Forum

Tim Ingram Announced as Speaker at CRA Risk Forum

MMI’s Tim Ingram will be speaking at CRA’s annual Risk Forum on the 5th & 6th of October in Stratford upon Avon. Tim will be giving an insight into ‘The Culture and Infrastructure Required to Automate Nuclear Processes’ – a topic that is...
Raising Standards in Passive Fire Protection

Raising Standards in Passive Fire Protection

Have you registered to attend the PFPNet Technical Meeting yet? The event is a must if you would like to contribute to raising standards among users of PFP in the hydrocarbon industries. So far we have received a lot of registrations – and places are limited....
CFD Fire Modelling – The Competition is Hotting up…

CFD Fire Modelling – The Competition is Hotting up…

In general, Kameleon FireEx (KFX) has been the ‘go-to’ CFD tool for fire modelling in the Oil and Gas Industry, but times are changing, and FLACS has now supplemented its offering of dispersion and explosion modelling with the capability to model fires. We were lucky...