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HP News

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

Russian blending facility utilizes advanced control technologyLUKOIL’s Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez gasoline blending facility in Kstovo, Russia, will integrate Honeywell software, which is designed ..

HP News

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

Recent news events in the global HPI.

HP Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Blume, Adrienne

Air Liquide will build the world’s largest air separation unit (ASU) in Secunda, South Africa. An essential component of the 5,000-metric-ton-per-day ASU will be the AIRMAX compressor solution from MAN Diesel and Turbo, which will be the largest-dimension compressor constructed to date.

HP Free Literature

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Meche, Helen

Video on long-life oxygen sensing innovation City Technology, a Honeywell company, has released a new video on how innovations and advanced technologies in long-life oxygen sensing are meeting key mar..

The Middle East’s strategic expansion of refined products exports

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

Already a leader in crude oil exports, the Middle East is making a deliberate move to increase its participation in the refined and petrochemical products markets. It is likely that the ME will continue to add downstream projects. Refining capacity will center on domestic demand and export opportunities to Asia-Pacific and Europe.

HP Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Blume, Adrienne

A joint industry project (JIP) has been launched between Swagelining Ltd., Saudi Aramco and The Welding Institute (TWI) to conduct investigations into the use of polymer lining in carbon steel (CS) pipelines.

Improve the operation of fired heaters

S & B Engineers and Constructors Ltd.: Malhotra, K.

Fired heaters or “process furnaces” are used extensively by the refining and petrochemical industries. These heat transfer units generate the much needed process energy through the combustio..

HP Engineering Case Histories: Case 83: What are useful questions to ask before starting a vibration analysis?

Consulting Engineer: Sofronas, A.

Periodically, this author receives questions from readers throughout the world addressing what performance issues could be wrong with a centrifugal compressor that is vibrating. Note: It is impossible..

HP Project Management: Energy efficiency: Getting in early pays off exponentially

There are many situations and circumstances when it makes good sense to pursue energy efficiency for industrial processes. But when is the best time for such action?Better operating practicesIn existi..

Hydrogen perspectives for 21st century refineries—Part 2

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.: Patel, N.  |  Farnand, S.  |  Li, J.  |  Peng, X. D.
Technip Stone & Webster Process Technology: Ratan, S.

H2 is the lifeblood of 21st century refineries. The application of various technological advancements and core developments has been raising the bar in the design, build, operations and maintenance of H2 facilities.