An oil and petrochemical product guide created as a resource tool to help plants reduce emissions, improve energy efficiency and reduce water consumption was released by Spirax Sarco, Blythewood, S.C. The guide covers a range of steam system services and products that help engineers achieve long-term savings for steam and condensate systems.

The manual is divided into several sections with explanations of products and services as well as user features and benefits. Technical charts for each product include information on sizes, body material, connections, piping configuration, maximum operating pressure, loads and testing. Links to each product’s technical specification sheets are included for more information. Visit to request a copy.

In addition, the company released its 2014 schedule of training courses focused on steam energy. Each program is designed for steam users involved in engineering, operation and maintenance. Areas covered include energy management, operations, piping and process design, project engineering, process engineering, and maintenance. Session topics include the fundamentals of steam utilization; heat transfer fundamentals; steam traps and condensate pumps; pressure and temperature controls; steam system design; steam traps and condensate recovery; metering and industrial fluids; and clean steam utilization.

Spirax Sarco training centers are located in Columbia, S.C., Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, and Allentown, Pa. For registration details, visit