- Global Energy Infrastructure
Privately controlled Chinese refining and petrochemical manufacturer Hengli Group said that Sinochem Group and itself were winding up their Singapore-based JV, Hengli Oilchem, due to business and strategic considerations.
The roles of operations teams in handling emergency incidents in oil refineries and petrochemical plants
A fire incident in an oil refinery or petrochemical plant can be a very frightening event—the vast flames, the noises, the smells, and the feeling that at any moment, everything might explode.
Environment & Safety / Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Refining / Carbon Management / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Greenhouse Gases / Loss Prevention / Safety / Americas
The use of optical gas imaging (OGI) cameras has benefited the oil and gas industry greatly by improving worker safety and plant efficiency while reducing emissions; however, the technology has yet to gain a similar foothold in the petrochemical industry, despite offering similar advantages.
Accident investigations are to a safety manager as a stethoscope is to a doctor.
Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Aromatics / Construction / Economics / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Loss Prevention / Management / People
Over the last 20 yr–30 yr, manufacturing facilities and project teams have spent significant time and money developing tools to navigate the issues of designing, procuring and building projects.
Maintenance & Reliability / Process Optimization / Refining / Equipment / Heat Transfer / Loss Prevention
Of the condensers in process industries such as refineries and petrochemical facilities, many are flooded-type condensers.
When addressing process controls, the immediate interest is to invest in advanced process control (APC) technology without knowing the performance and stability of complex wide primary (PID) control.
Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Control / Project Management / Refining / Construction / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Information Systems / Loss Prevention / People / Rotating Equipment / Valves
The months leading into an impending turnaround (TAR) have never been an easy time for operations and maintenance personnel.
Environment & Safety / Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Refining / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Information Systems / Loss Prevention / People / Piping / Polymers / Products
In the petrochemical industry, business leaders are continuing to push for new approaches to optimize technology applications without disrupting their operational targets and key performance indicators.
Digital Exclusive: Refineries’ pandemic turmoil—KNPC’s gasoline demand: Opportunities and challenges
Catalysts / Construction / Crude oil / Desulfurization / Diesel / Distillation / Engineering & Design / Economics / Environment / Equipment / Gasoline / Greenhouse Gases / Hydrocracking / Hydrogen / Hydrotreating / Loss Prevention / Management / Middle East / Naphtha / Natural Gas / Octane / Process Optimization / Products / Project Management / Refining / Sulfur
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.
Current Digital Edition
Sign up to Receive Our Newsletter
- Dutch firms get up to $49 B annually in fossil fuel subsidies 9/20
- Fugro provides geotechnical expertise for clean fuel project in Louisiana 9/20
- Britain delays ban on new petrol and diesel cars to 2035 9/20
- Russian oil producers send CPC Blend to UAE, open new export route 9/20
- India's ONGC willing to wait to regain oil from Russian project 9/20
- China's fuel oil imports ease for second straight month in August 9/20
Construction Boxscore: Project Spotlight
Long Son Petrochemicals Complex
Long Son, Vietnam
Siam Cement Group