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Digital Exclusive: Refineries’ pandemic turmoil—KNPC’s gasoline demand: Opportunities and challenges
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In this exclusive digital article, KNPC provides a comprehensive analysis of the difficulties and challenges that the company experienced during the COVID-19 epidemic and how its refineries adapted during this challenging time.
The Caspian Pipeline Consortium has stopped three pumping stations in western Kazakhstan because of a power outage in the region, the CPC said.
Rotating Equipment / Turbines / Process Optimization / Loss Prevention / Information Systems / Greenhouse Gases / Equipment / Carbon Management
Reducing emissions is a significant challenge several industries face, with multiple pathways being taken to increase sustainability. At Honeywell Users Group 2023, Ravi Srinivasan delivered a presentation titled “Overcoming emission challenges: The path to net zero.” Srinivasan highlighted several avenues for reducing emissions, such as proactive leak detection and remediation, energy efficiency solutions, hydrogen (H2), carbon capture, renewable fuels and offsets.
Carbon Management / Equipment / Engineering & Design / Information Systems / Loss Prevention / Process Optimization
Companies with development systems struggle with the resources to keep them up to date. It is a challenge to keep tabs on data accurately reflecting daily operations. Typically, time is lost by spending weeks analyzing differences and keeping development systems current.
The Atyrau oil refinery in western Kazakhstan was completely halted due to power outage.
Compressors / Rotating Equipment / Maintenance & Reliability / Equipment / Refining / Process Control
A hydrocracker makeup compressor in a refinery in Saudi Arabia failed during operation. Upon internal inspection of the compressor, it was found that the cylinder liner was cracked and needed a replacement.
Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company put out a fire at the al-Zour refinery without any reported injuries, a company spokesperson said.
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Oil demand is expected to reach record highs this year1 after a sharp rebound following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Environment & Safety / Gas Processing/LNG / Process Optimization / Refining / Carbon Management / Construction / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Loss Prevention / Management / Piping / Middle East
Around the world, many nations and companies are transitioning toward the decarbonization of energy.
In this age of automation, process control in the process industries is essential.
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