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Ensuring subsea valves perform reliably (Part 3)

In the final part of the series, Paul Shillito, engineering director at Oliver Valves, looks at the importance of testing when it comes to reliability.

Ensuring subsea valves perform reliably (Part 2)

In the second of a three-part series, Paul Shillito, engineering director at Oliver Valves, looks at how to avoid hydrogen-induced stress cracking in subsea valves.

Ensuring subsea valves perform reliably (Part 1)

In the first of a three-part series, Paul Shillito, engineering director at Oliver Valves, looks at how manufacturers can avoid subsea valves corroding by using cathodic protection.

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The oil and gas valve manufacturing sector is almost entirely ruled by strict internationalised standards but the flow coefficient estimates quoted by many firms is a notable exception to this rule, as Paul Shillito explains.