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TAR - Turnaround

Term given to a planned outage of plant for maintenance; modification etc.

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TBA

To Be Advised

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TBC

To Be Confirmed

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TCP/IP

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
The suite of communications protocols used to connect devices on the internet or similar network.
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TEG - Triethylene Glycol

A colourless odourless non volatile hygroscopic liquid whose major application is as a drying agent for natural gas.
Synonyms for TEG are triglycol; 2.2-(Ethylene-dioxy) diethanol and ethylene glycol dihydroxydiethyl ether.
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Temporary Refuge

A safe area where workers can take temporary refuge during a potentially dangerous plant upset.

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THP

Tubing Head Pressure

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Throughput

The total amount of raw materials processed by a refinery or other plant in a given period.

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TMR

Triple Modular Redundant

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Toolpusher

The Foreman in charge of drilling rig operations and crew members.

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TOR

Terms of Reference

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TR

Temporary Refuge
Area on a platform; usually within accommodation block; designed to give temporary refuge to personel during emergency situations e.g. fire; gas leak etc
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Transducer

An element or device that receives information in the form of one quantity and converts it to information in the same or another quantity or form.

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Trim

Name given to the internals i.e. plug and seat of a valve.
Rather than replace a complete valve the trim is often replaced utilising the existing body and actuator.
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TUPE

Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations.
UK regulations designed to safeguard employees’ rights when the business in which they work changes hands between employers.
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Turnkey

A type of contract where contractor carries out and completes his assignment for a fixed fee; opposite of a reimbursable contract.

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TUTU

Topside Umbilical Termination Unit
Provides interface between topside equipment e.g. hydraulics and umbilical.
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TUV

Notified Body based in Germany and Austria.

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