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Safeguarding the world’s energy

ABS Group: Hackney, D.

For the foreseeable future, our global economy will continue to rely on fossil fuels as our primary energy source. Because this affects every aspect of the supply chain, the oil and gas sector will continue to be a target for cyber attacks from state and non-state actors that are looking to cripple infrastructure, hold systems for ransom or infiltrate to gain access to new technologies.

Data, algorithms and collaboration combine for machine-learning success

Seeq: Venkat, A.  |  Zakeri, S.  |  Disantis, J.
Ithaca Energy: Johnstone, A.
allnex: Martin, J.

Process manufacturers are investing significant resources in machine-learning (ML) to increase reliability, profitability and sustainability in their operations—saving millions of dollars in short periods of time through increased efficiency.

Accelerating the transition to renewable fuels

Emerson Automation Solutions: Carugo, M.  |  Valentine, J.

The global push to neutralize carbon-based GHG emissions by 2050 not only holds great promise for the future of the planet, but it also stands to create millions of jobs, spur rapid growth and drive technological innovation.

IRPC 2022: Tackling the dual challenge through AI enabled advanced control

Alex Kalafatis, Senior Director, Product Management for Aspen Technology delivered a presentation titled, “Tackling the Dual Challenge through AI Enabled Advanced Control and Optimization,” at IRPC 2022 in Houston, Texas.

IRPC 2022: Solution for safe, reliable, process measurements

On day 1 of IRPC in Houston, Texas, Ben Cammack, Chief Operating Officer for Clearguard, delivered a presentation titled, “Keep Plugging Away! The Solution for Safe, Reliable, Process Measurements.”

Online Exclusive: Strategies for dealing with rising construction costs

Thorough risk assessment and evaluation of alternatives are keys to success as capital projects continue to experience delays and the potential for cost overruns.

History of the HPI: The 2000s: Net-zero, environmental regulations, capacity acceleration and digital transformation

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

This final installment of the History of the HPI series details major events in the refining and petrochemicals industry over the past 20 yr, including stricter regulations/initiatives to curb carbon emissions, a safer and more environmentally friendly way to produce and handle chemicals, significant capital investments to boost production capacity and digital transformation.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 08/19

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week.

Viewpoint: The pathway towards autonomy: How process automation is building the future plant

Honeywell Process Solutions: Urso, J.

<i>Hydrocarbon Processing </i> sat down with Jason Urso (JU), Chief Technology Officer, Honeywell Process Solutions, to discuss the current state of the process automation industry, how new technologies are enhancing efficiency and safety, and what the future holds for automation.

Creating opportunities for future fluid machinery experts

Reliability/Equipment Editor: Bloch, H. P.

The state of understanding science and facts on one side and distinguishing these from anecdotes and often far-fetched opinions on the other side should be concerning to us. Institutions of higher learning can be disinclined to teach needed, applicable or actionable knowledge.