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HP Innovations: Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Blume, Adrienne

UK firm patents mid-scale LNG technologyGasconsult Ltd. has announced the award of a patent for its new ZR-LNG liquefaction process. ZR-LNG has best-in-class energy efficiency for mid-scale liquefied ..

Improve your plantwide steam network

Merrick & Co.: Pelham, R. O.

When optimizing an existing steam network, design and process engineers need a complete understanding of all aspects of the existing system. Accurate energy and material balances must be established.

HP Water Management: Need a package boiler in a hurry?

MarTech Systems, Inc.: Huchler, L. A.

Acquiring a package boiler is an unplanned event that requires process engineers to solve this completely unfamiliar problem. To reduce the chaos of replacing them, here are helpful ways to resolve this situation.

HP Forecast: HPI Market Data 2013 Executive Summary

ENERGY TIME: CHARTING A COURSE FOR THE FUTUREThe hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) is a global business with a 100-year history. Much has changed since the early days when crude oil was stripped t..

HP Integration Strategies: The energy water nexus

ARC Advisory Group: Miller, Paul

Whether or not you subscribe to the global warming and “peak oil” arguments, it is clear to almost everyone in the industrial world that “business as usual” is not sustainable inde..

HP Brief: Brief

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Thinnes, Billy

Marathon Petroleum Corp. plans to purchase BP’s Texas City refinery and related assets Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) has signed a definitive agreement to purchase BP’s 451,000-bpcd Texas Ci..

How do project management practices guide turnaround execution?

Universitat Politècnica de València: Amendola, L.  |  Artacho, M.A.
PMM Institute for Learning: Depool, T.

The complex nature of turnaround maintenance projects leads to the development of various methods of managing plant turnarounds. To discover the strengths and weaknesses of each approach during plant ..

HP Brief

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Thinnes, Billy

New fuel standards in the USThe US government recently finalized standards that will increase fuel economy to the equivalent of 54.5 mpg for cars and light-duty trucks by model year 2025. When combine..

HP Innovations: Innovations

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Blume, Adrienne

Invensys introduces new technology offeringsSoftware and technology provider Invensys Operations Management recently released a program to help clients modernize and improve the performance of aging c..

Prevent external corrosion of boiler tubes under refractory lining

SABIC Technology Centre: Maity, M.  |  Biramov, K.  |  Al-Zahrani, E.
Eastern Petrochemical Co.: Kareem, M. A.

A leak developed on the water wall for several boiler tubes within five months of the commissioning of a plant boiler. In this case, the boiler tubes were partially covered with a castable refractory ..