Preventing Power Distribution System Failures
Oil refineries and petrochemical plants rely on a myriad of motors, pumps and other electrical-powered components in order to function safely and reliably. One weak link in a facility's power distribution system can trigger unplanned outages that can threaten employee and contractor safety, lead to environmental incidents and diminish productivity.
According to Troy Coker of Houston-based M&I Electric, a unit of American Electric Technologies, Inc., refinery and petchem plant owners appear to be taking a more proactive stance in regard to preventing power distribution system failures. Listen to the audio clip below for his insights.