Process Control

Technip Energies and National Petroleum Construction Company create joint venture to accelerate energy transition

The new joint venture NT ENERGIES LLC aims to support energy transition in the UAE, the broader Middle East region and North Africa by providing added value services in blue and green hydrogen and related decarbonization projects

Online Exclusive Technical Q&A: AI’s use in chemical plant operations

Hydrocarbon Processing (HP) sat down with Dr. Hiroaki Kanokogi (HK), General Manager, Yokogawa to discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) can and is being used in the hydrocarbon processing industry.

History of the HPI: The 1980s: Oil spike/collapse, liquid crystals, conducting polymers and the rise of AR/VR

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Several major impactful events took place in the global oil and gas and petrochemical industries in the 1980s.

Valves, Pumps and Turbomachinery: Achieving the right installation torque with a virtual calculation

Wegener, C., Rembe

Determining the required installation torque for a tight flange system is a daily challenge for industrial valve manufacturers and plant operators.

Reliability: When to consider liquid-ring compressors

Bloch, H. P., Process Machinery Consulting

Liquid-ring compressors (FIG. 1) use the centrifugal whirling of a sealing liquid to create a series of piston-like water columns to trap gas or vapor between the impeller cells of a rotor installed eccentric to its casing.

Process Insights announced the acquisition of the assets of the process analyzers business from Schneider Electric

Process Insights, a Union Park Capital portfolio company, announced the acquisition of the assets of the Process Analyzers business from Schneider Electric.

Chevron Corporation awards Worley a global services agreement

Worley and Chevron have entered into a global master services agreement covering Chevron’s upstream, midstream, and downstream business needs.

ABB to support Canadian refiner in transformation of conventional crude oil facility into renewable fuel production site

ABB has been selected by Braya Renewable Fuels to support the transformation of the idled Come By Chance oil refinery in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, into a state-of-the-art renewable fuels production center.

U.S. EPA expected to release retroactive biofuel blending mandates for 2020-2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to release on Friday retroactive mandates for the volume of biofuels oil refiners were required to blend into their fuel for the years 2020 through 2022.

KNOC to focus on energy security, push cleaner fuels goal

KNOC is looking to secure more oil and gas, while stepping up energy transition efforts to become carbon neutral by 2030.