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Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Andrew, Bob

Petron Bataan Refinery (PBR) is the largest integrated crude oil refinery and petrochemicals complex in the Philippines.

Consider post-design changes to confine a hazardous area

Petrokon Utama Sdn Bhd: Bapat, S. V.

Hazardous area classification (HAC) is carried out while performing basic design engineering, and HAC drawings are produced as one of the deliverables.


Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Andrew, Bob

Planned shutdowns, turnarounds and outages (STOs) are often scheduled for preventive maintenance and new equipment installation that must be performed to keep a plant running and in regulatory compliance.

Codes and Standards: How much fireproofing do we need?

The Augustus Group: Murti, D. G.

This article is the first under the Codes and Standards series. The purpose of this series is to make readers aware of code requirements, the interpretations and the limitations as they stand today, and what engineers can do as an alternative engineering. This series is based on the actual implementation of what is narrated and the satisfactory experiences drawn.

Central American nations beef up import infrastructure, fuel production amid demand shift

Contributing Writer: Nogarin, M.
Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

   Methanex’s methanol facility in Trinidad.

Editorial Comment: Corrosion prevention is a necessary cost

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Blume, Adrienne

Corrosion is a major maintenance and reliability concern because it has the potential to impact not only plant operations and costs, but also the environment and worker health and safety.

Viewpoint: A four-step approach to ensure pipeline integrity

Bureau Veritas North America: Vieira, R.

North America’s vast oil and gas pipeline network spans more than 2.6 MM mi in the US alone, delivering fossil fuel feedstocks to refineries, gas processors and petrochemical manufacturers, and finished fuels to end users.

Business Trends: Special report--Global LNG overview

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Liquified natural gas is forecast to become one of the most valuable commodities in the world.

HP Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Blume, Adrienne

EGC Critical Components has announced its dures brand of materials, a new family of proprietary thermoplastic polymer composites developed specifically for the manufacture of bushings, bearings and wear rings in pumps handling a wide range of liquids, including those that contain solid matter.

HP Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Blume, Adrienne

New valve offers zero leakagePentair Valves and Controls has expanded its Vanessa triple offset valves (TOVs) product line with the launch of the Series 30-RS.