Information Systems

Innovations

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Total organic carbon is an important quality parameter in the various manufacturing and process environments that depend on ultrapure water.

Innovations

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

N’GENIUS Materials Technology has developed a new series of high-strength austenitic stainless steels that the company says will transform how materials are specified and utilized across the oil and gas sector.

Executive Q&A: Creating trusted environments

Sanjay, F., Eaton

Hydrocarbon Processing sat down with Frank Sanjay, Manager of the Product Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at Eaton, an intelligent power management company.

Honeywell and Aramco partner for new intelligent operations software solution

Honeywell and Aramco have announced the signing of a joint venture agreement to provide a set of end-to-end business process automation solutions, under the Aramco Namaat Industrial Investments Program.

Digital Technologies: The benefits of homomorphic encryption: A technological enabler for digital services to operations

Rey, F., Sanchez, M., Technip Energies; Boudguiga, A., Université Paris-Saclay, CEA-List

Among the cryptographic technologies under development in various industries, homomorphic encryption (HE) possesses the attractive feature of allowing computation within the encrypted domain. Encrypted data cannot only be transferred and stored, but also used in the secure encrypted state.

Innovations

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Anyone who has encountered foam clamshells for restaurant takeout food, white or green “peanut” packing to cushion shipments, or those thick foam blocks for protecting boxed furniture is familiar with expanded polystyrene (EPS).

Integrated remote operations drive collaboration and autonomy

Fiske, T., Anderson, G., Yokogawa

Sensors, equipment and devices are becoming more intelligent, opening the door for autonomous operations, which is the ability for machines and processes to run while self-diagnosing and handling problems.

Shift focus to more open control technology

Chow, M., Crews, A., Emerson Automation Solutions

Plant control system modernizations that are necessary to meet today’s goals and strategies often come with organizational hurdles.

Optimization of ethylene in the processing of hydrocarbons

Hecker, H., DOW Chemical Co.; Kim, J., AMETEK Process Instruments

The measurement of moisture or humidity is very important in most industries, including the petrochemicals sector. Excess moisture in instrument air can cause pipes to rust or pneumatic equipment to malfunction.

AspenTech acquires inmation, accelerating growth in industrial data management

Aspen Technology, a global leader in industrial software, announced that it has acquired inmation Software GmbH, a market leader in industrial real-time information management.