- Global Energy Infrastructure
The energy transition requires rebuilding the energy supply infrastructure for a lower-carbon economy and renewable energy generation for industry and transportation that run more on electricity and hydrogen and less on fossil fuels and provide a circular path for consumer plastics. The growth in global oil demand is predicted to end within 10 yr, but it is still too early to foresee a rapid decline in that demand.
Environment and Safety: Gas flaring: Necessary, or a waste of resources and a source of greenhouse gases?
Flaring is the controlled burning of hydrocarbons at oil refineries, gas processing plants and petrochemical plants.
Operations in the oil and gas, petrochemical and refining industries pose a higher risk when failures occur in identifying ongoing damage mechanisms within static equipment.
Process Control / Process Optimization / Refining / Equipment / Loss Prevention / Products / Utilities
Is there a consensus about a distillation column distributed control system (DCS) control strategy? Much has been written about this topic, covering configuration possibilities, constraints and interacting control considerations.
Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Refining / Economics / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Loss Prevention / Rotating Equipment / Turbines
Operators at refineries, petrochemical plants and power generation companies are under constant pressure to reduce maintenance and operational costs, boost productivity, minimize risk of unplanned outages and maximize time between overhaul periods.
Environment & Safety / Petrochemicals / Process Control / Process Optimization / Refining / Carbon Management / Economics / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Greenhouse Gases / Hydrogen / Information Systems / Loss Prevention / Reactors / Utilities / Europe
Oil and gas, petrochemical and chemical companies face the difficult challenge of maximizing profitability while achieving aggressive decarbonization objectives set for 2030 and beyond.
HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1960s: Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes
Environment & Safety / Gas Processing/LNG / Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Control / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Safety / Utilities / Valves / Rotating Equipment / Reactors / Pumps / Products / Polymers / Piping / People / Octane / Natural Gas / Naphtha / Management / Loss Prevention / Hydrogen / Hydrocracking / Gasoline / Furnaces / Equipment / Environment / Engineering & Design / Economics / Distillation / Diesel / Corrosion / Construction / Compressors / Catalysts / Boilers / Aromatics
Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes
Maintenance & Reliability / Process Control / Process Optimization / Refining / Equipment / Information Systems / Loss Prevention / Management / Safety / Utilities
Hydrocarbon processing, by nature, is a high-risk operation.
HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1950s: Capacity expands after WW2 and technologies and maintenance mature
Environment & Safety / Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Control / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Aromatics / Catalysts / Compressors / Construction / Corrosion / Crude oil / Diesel / Distillation / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Gasoline / Heat Transfer / Hydrogen / Information Systems / Loss Prevention / Management / Motors / Natural Gas / People / Polymers / Products / Pumps / Reactors / Rotating Equipment / Safety / Treating / Turbines / Middle East / Europe / Americas
The following is a mixture of technical articles, columns and headlines published in the 1950s by <i>Petroleum Refiner,</i> the forerunner to <i>Hydrocarbon Processing</i>.
Environment & Safety / Maintenance & Reliability / Process Optimization / Refining / Acid Gas Removal / Boilers / Catalysts / Distillation / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Loss Prevention / Naphtha / Piping / Products / Reactors / Sulfur / Treating / Americas
In May 2021, Phillips 66 started up a new methyl diethanolamine (MDEA)-based tail gas unit at its Belle Chasse, Louisiana, refinery.
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