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FLNG Hilli Episeyo Phazer probe-vaporizer start-up

In September, ASaP finalized the start-up and commissioning of the most recent Phazer probe-vaporizer at the FLNG Hilli Episeyo, the world’s first converted FLNG vessel designed for a liquefaction capacity of about 2.4 million tonnes of LNG per annum. With the latest ASaP Phazer probe-vaporizer technology, the analytical results on this vessel are now unmatched.[…]

Pipeline Contamination Monitor for natural gas systems – LineVu

The Pipeline Contamination Monitor called LineVu from Process Vision is a video-based system designed to detect contamination in high pressure natural gas systems, enable alarm notifications and allow access to live video to both office-based and field-based engineers. Detection of Pipeline Contamination using Image Processing  When natural gas is processed, liquids are injected to remove[…]

Icon Scientific & ASaP B.V.

ASaP and Icon are very happy to announce that the formal exclusive distributor contract was signed by both management teams in the beginning of September. Icon Scientific is a world-wide supplier and manufacturer of physical property analyzers. They were looking for a new supplier and service provider for the Benelux, Germany and the Nordic countries[…]

Ribs & LNG samplers with PET64

In preparation of several LNG projects being finalized for PET64 and shipped to the end-users in Texas and Louisiana, one of our PET64 colleagues, David Obusziewski, joined us for a month of intensive training and assistance on ‘his’ projects. David will participate in the SAT in the US and subsequent maintenance of the systems. He[…]

Introducing Miriam Berkhout

I’m Miriam Berkhout and I started April 20, 2020 as management assistant at the ASaP-team. I know Michael because I have worked for him at the IDA Foundation and one day we talked about ASaP. How they are a healthy, growing company and about a position to support the management team. I was looking for[…]

Introducing Shanice van der Zee

I started working at ASaP in February 2019. My first half year at ASaP I worked part time to combine working and studying. That first half year I mainly worked with the service engineers doing administrative jobs. Now, I have finished my Bachelor study at the University of Amsterdam in Economics and Business. In September[…]

Hydrogen Process Analyzer – HY-OPTIMA 2700

Refinery hydrogen recycle stream optimization The hydrogen process analyzer HY-OPTIMA 2700 can save you more than $200,000 on a yearly basis in a typical refinery process unit. As hydrogen is an extremely important, valuable, and limited resource within a modern complex refinery. The profitable operation of a refinery is increasingly dependent on effective fuel upgrading[…]

Introducing Jessica Rossetti

My name is Jessica and I joined ASaP to help the engineering team. Last year I moved from Brazil to Holland, looking for new challenges and to extend my work experience. I have more than ten years of experience, working on different Electrical and Automation projects. Therefore, I had the opportunity to participate in diverse[…]

Automated Fast Loop Liquid Samplers

ASaP is proud to announce a new line of product; Automated Fast Loop Liquid Samplers in addition to our gas sampling systems. Our Automated Fast Loop Liquid Samplers are based on the design of our gas samplers, which we are successfully supplying for several years in the oil and gas industry. Instead of taking manual[…]

Reid vapor pressure analyzers RVP4500 Series

Increase your gasoline blending profits with the Reid vapor pressure analyzers RVP4500 Series and automatic air saturation of the sample. The ABB RVP4500 Reid vapor pressure analyzers accurately measures Reid Vapor Pressure throughout the gasoline range and its feed stocks. The RVP4500 Series offers a simple, reliable, compact, single cell design that requires minimal operator interface,[…]

ASaP LNG technology update

The 2nd half of 2019 saw the breakthrough of ASaP LNG technology in the US market. Three American end-users, including the numbers 1 and 2 in the Texas-Louisiana area, selected our LNG sampler and Phazer probe-vaporizer as their standard solution. With many others to follow, we created PET64 based in Houston as our sister company[…]

Introducing Paulo Silva

I have 25 years of work experience as an electrician in Portugal and Netherlands and I am very skilled in this field of expertise. I completed an ATEX Course that helped me to acquire new skills and expand my work experience. I mostly work on the projects in the ASaP workshop where my goal is to deliver the end product in great quality and on time which is achieved thanks to great teamwork with my colleagues.

NGSTech Conference January 17-18, 2018 LNG Sampling at Low Pressure

The 6th biennial NGSTech Conference is presented in association with Natural Gas Sampling Technology, Inc., an emerging non-profit industry association dedicated to providing educational opportunities to the energy industry in the science and advancement of hydrocarbon sampling.  The NGSTech Conference is an educational and informational forum in which energy industry professionals share the latest in hydrocarbon sampling[…]

Natural gas analyzer – ABB NGC8200 series gas chromatographs

The natural gas analyzers from the ABB NGC8200 series natural gas analyzers represents the most rugged, economical, and high-precision on-line gas chromatographs in the industry. Designed with flow computer and chromatograph capabilities for energy metering, the NGC8200 series provides not only best-in-class, on-site analysis, but also offers a highly versatile platform that integrates many of the[…]

ABB Multiwave ultraviolet process photometer PUV3402

The ABB Multiwave ultraviolet process photometer PUV3402 is designed for the UV (ultraviolet) and VIS (visible) spectra regions. The ABB Multiwave photometers provide continuous measurements in complex streams which allow for fast reactions to process changes. The fast analysis provides optimum control of a process and improves its safe operation. Measurements can be made in liquid or vapor streams. ABB Multiwave[…]

Introducing Peter Kearney

My name is Peter Kearney and I joined ASaP in April 2017 to strengthen and coordinate the service team. In the past 30 years I have gained extensive experience with process analyzer systems, 19 years of which were with Imtech Analyzer Systems as a service engineer and then service group leader, and the last 2[…]

Fast Process Gas Chromatograph ABB PGC5009

ABB announces the release of the PGC5009 Fast Process Gas Chromatograph, the newest addition to ABB’s gas chromatography product portfolio. A relatively small shift in the cut point (the threshold temperature for good product) for any refinery product can cost refiners millions of dollars in profits. In the absence of fast, accurate and reproducible boiling[…]

MKS Precisive TFS Tunable Filter Spectroscopy

The MKS Precisive® product platform of innovative optical analyzers based on Tunable Filter Spectroscopy (TFS™) provides real-time gas analysis in the natural gas and hydrocarbon processing industries, including refineries, hydrocarbon processing plants, gas-to-power machines, biogas processes and fuel gas transportation and metering, while delivering customers a substantially lower total cost of ownership.

ASaP has moved!

Due to our continuous success and growth, we have outgrown our location on the north side of Amsterdam…… and we have now moved to the bustling Westpoort industrial area west of Amsterdam. We have quadrupled our capacity to 1000sqm work floor and 500sqm offices. A separate workspace has been created for our R&D and laboratory[…]

Introducing Bart Berkhout

My name is Bart Berkhout and I joined the ASaP-team in May 2016 as Junior Engineer. I spent the first 8 years of my career working and studying as metalworker (metal construction) for a small factory. Therefore it was a big step from physical construction to engineering, but it does come with a different view[…]

ASaP Application Brochure

ASaP is the expert for comprehensive analytical solutions for high performance, high quality process analysis. What that means in terms of applications, products, and services, you can find in our brochure. The practical solutions of ASaP are based on on decades of experience, specific education, knowledge of the team members and, last but not least,[…]

ASaP at ISA symposium Galveston

Mr. Hans-Peter Visser of ASaP has been invited to speak on two recent developments, the latest version of the LNG Phazer and the revolutionary Flare Gas Probe. In Galveston there will be plenty of opportunity to learn, network, and enjoy at the 61st Analysis Division Symposium. This is a long-running spring symposium, sponsored by the[…]

H2scan introduction

H2scan provides the most accurate, tolerant and affordable hydrogen leak detection and process gas measurement solutions for industrial markets. Click here for an overview of H2scan products Their patented, solid-state core hydrogen sensor technology is exclusively licensed from the U.S. Department of Energy and supported by 15 years of R&D and 10 years of field[…]

Advance Burner Control Plus, ABC+

During a recent follow-up visit, local operators were happy to show us the uninterrupted successful functioning of their ABC+ system, installed late last year, it has now operated continuously without problems for one year. The ABC+ design intent is to have accurate SRU tail gas quality control when changes to especially the SRU feed gas[…]

Introducing Faye Clewits

My name is Faye Clewits, In December 2013 I joined the ASaP team . Prior to working at ASaP I studied ‘Child Development’ and after that I’ve been working with children. I was looking to start my career in a different direction, with a new challenge, which I found at ASaP. For me this is[…]

Introducing Mike Beer

I joined ASaP since June 1st 2014 and settled in the organization for more than a year now. Many people I know working in the refinery & chemical industry raised questions about my move as a I am a born and raised member of the Rotterdam community and working for an originally founded Amsterdam company,[…]

Introducing Michel Laan

My name is Michel Laan and I started my career at ASaP in the engineering department. Prior to working at ASaP I studied mechanical engineering at a technical school from which I graduated in 2014. In order to graduate I did an internship at Maron Metals. During the internship I came into contact with ASaP,[…]

Introducing Marcel Schlüter

My name is Marcel Schlüter and I work with great pleasure as back office manager and management team member for ASaP. In the past I worked for a small company as a mechanical engineer which produced natural gas reducing stations. In my next job with ABB Process Analytics in Weesp, I learned the basics of[…]

HY-OPTIMA™ 1700AS Process Hydrogen Analyzing System (Refinery Std & % H2S & CO)

H2scan’s HY-OPTIMA™ Model 1700AS Process Hydrogen Analyzing System provides tsa complete solution for process hydrogen measurement in refineries, chemical plants, air separation units and industrial gas manufacturing plan. The system comprises H2scan’s hydrogen specific analyzer in a NEMA 4X enclosure with sampling systems and is capable of operating in a broad spectrum of process conditions.[…]

Y-OPTIMA 2700AS Process Hydrogen Analyzing System

H2scan’s HY-OPTIMA Model 2700AS Process Hydrogen Analyzing System provides a complete solution for process hydrogen measurement in refineries, chemical plants, air separation units and industrial gas manufacturing plants. The system implements H2scan’s hydrogen specific analyzer in a NEMA 4X enclosure with the necessary sample conditioning components to enable operation over a broad spectrum of process[…]

Introducing Thijs Last

Since September 2007 I have been part of the ASaP-family in Amsterdam. I started programming and creating content as a developer for asap.nl. Over time I added extra tasks to my function such as managing the IT network and direct support of my colleagues on a variety of subjects. In the past I have worked[…]

Introducing Michael van der Zee

My name is Michael van der Zee, I joined ASaP in September 2013 as Managing Director. In the past 25+ years, I have gained a wide managerial experience working globally in the fields of pharmaceuticals, automotive and consultancy. At ASaP, my job is to enable our team of professionals to provide our customers with the[…]

Introducing Fulco van Neijenhof

My name is Fulco van Neijenhof and I started my professional career at AsaP in the service department in October 2013. Prior to working at ASaP I studied chemistry at the University of Amsterdam followed by a masters study in Forensic Science, from which I graduated cum laude. I researched illicit drug syntheses and analysis[…]

Introducing Hans-Peter Visser

My name is Hans-Peter Visser (H-P) founder of ASaP in 2000. I’m part of the management, sales and R&D team. I’m focusing on what I like to do: the combination of technique and customer interaction. My goal is to be the best analytical partner for our customers with ASaP (10+) . I started as mechanical[…]

Bio-LNG plant by Osomo Projects BV

Osomo Projects BV has built a Bio-LNG production test system that gives insight in effectively processing biogas to bio-LNG. For this purpose a patented technology from iLNG is used, which has a unique process line-up that is significantly more simple, effective and stable than conventional existing LNG production facilities . With this test facility the[…]

Bühler ATEX pumps are the most durable

According to the ATEX regulations a regular inspection of pumps is necessary. Bühler pumps have a very long lifetime, the inspection interval is 43,800 hours or 5 years! The inspection extends to all moving parts of the pumps including the motor. Because the removal and return of the pump is associated with business interruption and[…]

ISO-10723 Validation

New in our service contracts is the possibility of ISO-17023 validation. If the validation option is selected, ASaP will perform a validation after preventive maintenance of the system. With the validation, the accuracy of a system can be compared to a reference standard. ASaP supplies an ISO-17023 accredited CRM (Certified Reference Mixture) to use for[…]

Introducing Martin van Burgh

My name is Martin van Burgh and on the 1st of April 2015 I’m starting at ASaP in the projects and engineering group. I started my career in 2005 with ABB Analytical specializing in gas analyzers and gas chromatographs. In 2010 I became the technical support for the Lewisburg factory supporting Scandinavia, UK & Ireland[…]

ABB EasyLine Series

EasyLine is both a powerful and affordable line of instruments for the monitoring of gas concentrations in numerous applications. The advantages to you – EasyLine offers: New: Flame Ionization Detector Proven analyzer technology Intuitive operation via five buttons New: UV photometer Infrared photometer Paramagnetic oxygen analyzer Electrochemical oxygen sensor Thermal conductivity analyzer Trace oxygen analyzer[…]

ABB PGC5000 Series

The ABB PGC5000 Series process gas chromatograph is based on over 50 years of innovation in on-line process gas chromatographs. It simplifies gas chromatography and increases reliability. It provides everything you need to know about your GC – at your fingertips. The PGC5000A Master Controller with new Graphical Driven HMI offers a fully functional keypad[…]

SilcoNert and Silcolloy

Oil & Gas Production coatings Silcotek applications: Natural gas research facilities, oil services firms, engineering firms, field/well testing services, oil and gas exploration companies. Click here for all SilcoTek products. SilcoNert® 2000 Features SilcoNert® 2000 Benefits Inert sample pathways Proven to low part-per-billion sensitivity High repeatability High sample stability over time Allows accurate grading of[…]

CYCLOPS Z – Purge Indicator

Low cost Simple to install & use Highly reliable & maintenance free Enclosure vent is part of casing Local & remote status indicator Casing available in anodized aluminum & 316 stainless steel 12 or 24 VDC & 115 or 230 VAC All in One Unit Overview To prevent the possibility of fire or explosion inside[…]

ABB Measurement Products Benelux signs Distribution Agreement with Analytical Solutions and Products B.V.

The ABB BU Measurement Products distribution sales network is being extended with a long term partnership with Analytical Solutions and Products B.V. (ASaP) for which the agreement has been signed on June 25th 2014. ASaP, as an authorized distributor for ABB Measurement Products, will advise customers in the industrial & process automation markets on the[…]

ACD students visit the ASaP laboratory

Last Wednesday the local students association called the ‘Amsterdams Chemisch Dispuut’ made a visit to the office and laboratory of the ASaP. A small group of chemistry students from the University of Amsterdam first got a little presentation about our company. They were surprised to see such a small company can operate on a European[…]

Environnement VOC72M

The VOC72M’s metrology, in accordance with EN 14662-3 standard for benzene measurement, is based on gas chromatography (GC) for the separation of the measured compounds coupled with a photo-ionization detector (PID). This compact and fully automated analyzer provides equal performance to the laboratory chromatographs and is particularly well-suited for fixed or mobileambient air quality monitoring[…]

Offshore service

Natural gas production platforms and offshore companies On-line offshore measurement of the natural gas composition and delivery of the total (portable) installation, the calibration, all required utility gasses and trained personal to perform and report the certified (ISO6976) natural gas measurement and impurities as sulfur components and methanol. ASaP Offshore Services PDF

ASaP a Slim Analyzer Package (aSAP)

The new generation analyzers are more sophisticated and compacter. Therefore the need for complex analyzer houses is reduced. Often a simple fit for purpose cabinet is acceptable, however in practice not pleasant for the service engineer to do maintenance when the weather conditions are bad. It will reduce the enjoyment in and the quality of[…]

Newsletter mass spectrometry

Mass spectrometry for process applications? Too expensive? Too complicated? Notes that a time cogent arguments were to mass spectrometry to ignore when it comes to process applications. In the recent years, a number of developments Ametek made these arguments largely refuted. Of course, the application determines the possible use of a mass spectrometer, but for[…]

Newsletter Ametek Model 5100 NCM

Complementing the successful and proven Quartz Crystal Micro-balance (QCM) technology Ametek moisture analyzers, there is a moisture analyzer based on a tunable diode laser. The 5100 NCM is used for instance in upstream processing. By None-contact principle, there will be no aging of the cell because the analysis technique is insensitive to contamination. Because of[…]

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