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HP Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Blume, Adrienne

Conductivity meter resolves SDA dosingA major Asian refinery approached Stanhope-Seta and D-2 Technologies to assess its options for automatic dosing of static dissipater additive (SDA) in the jet fue..

Editors’/Readers’ Choice 2014

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Romanow, Stephany  |  DuBose, Ben  |  Blume, Adrienne

According to Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database, over $1.143 trillion in announced global projects are at various stages of development. Using the Boxscore Database, HP editors identified 12 projects that will have the highest impact to the global or regional downstream industry. HP readers voted online to select the top project in each category.

HP Forecast: 2015 downstream forecast reaches all-time high

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Romanow, Stephany  |  DuBose, Ben  |  Blume, Adrienne

In 2015, the HPI’s capital, maintenance and operating budgets are expected to exceed $324 B. Global announced project spending continues to surge to satisfy increasing demand for petroleum products.

HP Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Blume, Adrienne

ALL offers seven-crane packageThe ALL family of companies has expanded its fleet of all-terrain and hydraulic truck cranes with the addition of seven new Grove machines. With varying sizes and capacit..

Heater training improves safety and operations

John Zink Co. LLC: Baukal, C.  |  Luginbill, R.
HollyFrontier: Basquez, D.  |  Baker, M.

As a part of an initiative to conserve energy and other valuable resources, an independent petroleum refiner began a two-year training program in the summer of 2013 for more than 900 operators at six ..

Environmental regulations: How much do they really cost?

Kleinfelder: Allen, K.

Processors should instead grasp some understanding of the costs and benefits by asking themselves: “How much will these changes really cost, and what’s in it for me?”

HP Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Blume, Adrienne

Software helps optimize energy performanceIn November, Yokogawa Electric Corp. is releasing Energy Performance Analytics (EP-Analytics), a software tool (Fig. 1) that uses energy performance indicator..

HP Petrochemicals: PVC process gets technology and control updates

World Oil: McGinn, S.

KBR has formed an alliance to sell the exclusive license for JNC Corp.’s PVC process technology, which it inherited from CHISSO Corp.’s business, a pioneer in the Japanese chemical industry.

HP Innovations

Ion Science tightens focus on petchemsIn a strategic move designed to boost market share and competitive edge, Ion Science, a global manufacturer of gas, leak and corrosion monitoring instrumentation,..

Hydrogen perspectives for 21st century refineries

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

As refining market trends continue to support increased demand for H2, its availability and cost are critical for many refiners, creating a tough environment for securing reliable, efficient and environmentally-friendly H2.