Nichols, Lee

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1980s: Energy efficiency, advanced process controls, improved maintenance and a focus on the environment

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Can a computer reduce your maintenance?

History of the HPI: The 1980s: Oil spike/collapse, liquid crystals, conducting polymers and the rise of AR/VR

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Several major impactful events took place in the global oil and gas and petrochemical industries in the 1980s.

Editorial Comment: No flow, no go: Stressing the importance of flow control technologies

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

One of the most critical aspects of plant operations is controlling the flow of liquids and gases throughout refining and petrochemical process units.

Industry Perspectives

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

In 1H 2022, new capital projects have declined 19% vs. 1H 2021.

Industry Perspectives: Hydrocarbon Processing’s Mid-Year Update webcast to be held in late June

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Over the past several years, the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) has been engaged in a whirlwind of peaks and valleys.

Editorial Comment

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) is filled with unique and innovative people that stive to provide technologies, processes and services to better the industry in which they work.

HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1970s: Maintenance, optimization, safety and digital technologies

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Maintenance, optimization, safety and digital technologies

History of the HPI: The 1970s: Crises, clean air, plastic bottles and the DCS

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The 1970s were marked by several historical events that affected not only the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) but nations around the world.

HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1960s: Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes

History of the HPI: The 1960s: Synthetic oils, zeolite catalysts, LLDPE, OPEC and and creation of the PLC

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

During the 1960s, the global refining and petrochemical industries witnessed new processes and products that enhanced the daily lives of millions of people around the world.