Shale Gas Extraction Equipment Wellhead Component Supplier

The Production Process Involved with Shale Oil and Gas

The field of shale oil and gas processing conducts an industrial process that takes raw shale oil and extracts oil from it. This process produces unconventional oil. Shale oil is found in sedimentary rocks. Because of this, extracting it is a process that is more complicated than the process involved with conventional oil extraction. Wellbores cannot be used to pump it …

Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Petrochemical Industry

What is a Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger?

Heat exchangers are essential devices for use in the petrochemical, and power generation, among other applications. They transfer heat energy from one working fluid to another one. The fluids can be liquids, but they can also be gases and solids. One of the most popular options for this topic is shell and tube heat exchangers. As the leading forged tubesheet …

Pressure Vessels and Applications ASME Manufacturing

What are the Different Types of Pressure Vessels and Their Applications?

Pressure vessels are essential for use in situations where vapors, liquids, and gases need to be held at significantly lower or higher temperatures than the ambient pressure. At Forged Components, we are the leading pressure vessel connection manufacturers. We want to tell you more about the types of pressure vessels and their various applications. The Shapes and Orientation of Pressure …

What Flanges are Used in the Oil and Gas Industry?

A high-pressure flange is an essential piece of equipment for the oil and gas industry. Flanges are a vital part of the overall infrastructure of equipment that allows the industry to operate efficiently. With this in mind, it is now time to look at how the oil and gas industry uses flanges. What are Flanges? A flange is defined as …

Petrochemical plant forged components

What is the Difference Between a Tubing Head and Casing Head?

The following information discusses the differences between tubing heads and casing heads. Continue reading to find out more about key points related to this topic. You can also reach out to our team here at Forged Components for more information regarding the subject. The Three Phases Each Wellbore Goes Through Each wellbore goes through three phases. These phases include: Drill …

Oil refinery purpose crude oil products

What is the Purpose of the Oil Refinery?

Crude oil is the term for oil that is unprocessed. It is one of an essential material currently used today. There is a wide range of uses for oil, and the process of refining makes many of them possible. Our team at Forged Components wants to provide you with some information that will help you understand the oil refinery’s purpose. …

Pressure Vessels Use in Oil & Gas Petrochemical

Types of Pressure Vessels Used in the Oil & Gas Industry

The term pressure vessels refer to the leak-proof containers utilized to store liquids and gases. These vessels come in various shapes and sizes and are produced for a wide range of uses. Their shapes are generally conical, spherical, or cylindrical. They are an essential part of today’s oil & gas, and petrochemical industry. They can conduct both chemical and physical …

Difference Fabricator Manufacturer Oil & Gas Industry

Key Differences Between the Manufacturer and the Fabricator in the Oil and Gas Industry

The fabricators and manufacturers play critical roles in the oil & gas and petrochemical industries. Though these terms, fabricator and manufacturer, are connected, they are not the same. At the same time, they are often confused with one another. The following information explains the difference between the fabricator and the manufacturer. Fabrication Explained The word ‘fabricator’ refers to the company …

Refinery towers using ASME pressure vessel connections

What are the Common ASME Pressure Vessel Connections Used on the Pressure Vessels?

Forged Components is the industry leader among pressure vessel connections . The following information is designed to shed light on ASME code pressure vessels and the most common types of forged connections used. What Is Meant by the Term Pressure Vessels? The term pressure enclosed vessel refers to equipment used across industries such as food processing, oil and gas, petrochemical, …

API Flanges for Industrial High-Pressure Applications

What are API Flanges? How They Work Explained

API forged flanges are highly useful for applications that include building projects and industrial processes conducted by refineries. The term API is short for the American Petroleum Institute. These highly useful flanges differentiate from other types, such as the ANSI/ASME variety. API flanges are designed to handle a higher-rate of pressure and temperature. API flanges are the better choice for …