Cooling Water System Study

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Client: Reaxis, Inc. Date Completed: January 2016 Project Scope Venture Engineering & Construction, Inc. (Venture) was contracted to present technical aspects and incurred costs for three (3) types of cooling system options for supporting equipment at a chemical manufacturing facility. The plant was operating on city water for once-through, non-contact cooling water (NCCW). The selected […]

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A large mass of rotting garbage is a good thing?

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It is incredible to think that a large mass of rotting garbage could yield any positive results. One may be surprised to learn that landfills can actually provide benefits, aside from a place to dump our trash. At landfills around the world, rotting garbage produces methane, a landfill gas that can be used to produce […]

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3500 SCFM LFG to High BTU Facility

Project Scope Venture Engineering & Construction was contracted as Owner’s Engineer to provide process design and installation engineering, and procurement services for a 3,500 SCFM LFG to High BTU upgrade facility using membrane technology for CO2 rejection, and PSA technology for N2/O2 rejection. One hundred percent of the product gas is wheeled to California as […]

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Have Heat? Go Co-Gen!

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Introduction The obvious co-generation opportunities of the past — where “free heat” and high electric bills or incoming power limitations made co-generation a good investment — have mostly been exercised. The electricity from byproduct heat or steam that couldn’t pass the payback hurdles then is now due for a second look, thanks to rising electric […]

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Venture’s Participation in Process Hazards Analyses

Hazard and operability studies (HAZOPs) originated with a critical examination process developed by ICI in the 1960s. The process was refined over time. In 1974, the disaster at the Royal Dutch Shell caprolactam manufacturing operation in Flixborough, England, led to broad acceptance of the HAZOP as a tool to identify hazards and operability problems. The […]

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Automatic Spreadsheet to I/O Schematics

The goal of any organization is to reduce cost while improving quality. In the engineering services business this means getting the correct information on drawings in an efficient manner. Some ways to achieve this goal are: Through the use of smart software tools which allow data to be entered one time and then shared by […]

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Alternative Energy, Green Energy, or Just… Energy

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Alternative energy is a term used to describe an energy source that is an alternative to using fossil fuels. Generally, it indicates energies that are non-traditional and have low environmental impact. The term alternative is used to contrast with fossil fuels and often used interchangeably with renewable energy. Similarly, The term Green energy is used […]

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How a local engineering company is using its entrepreneurial spirit to meet client needs

Venture Engineering & Construction, Inc. (Venture), a privately owned process engineering firm, with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA is taking a unique approach to its business model – entrepreneurship. Venture provides consulting engineering services to various industrial markets including: chemical, oil & natural gas, waste-to-energy, power, metals, pulp & paper, and general manufacturing. Venture works for […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Become an Engineer

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This is Venture Engineer’s Top 5 Reasons to Become an Engineer. The work engineers provide is always needed worldwide, so there are many great opportunities to travel and see the world. Being an engineer allows you to understand how and why things work. This can often lead to unique and rewarding scientific and technological discoveries. […]

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Skid Field Services/Support

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Venture Engineering & Construction, Inc. (Venture) is the manufacturer of market leading gas processing equipment for the biogas and shale gas markets, respectively. Where Venture differs from most equipment manufacturers: we offer a wide variety of support services on our equipment. Services include: Parts replacement, ordering, and inventory management. Media: Our engineers are trained in […]

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