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IChemE awards highest professional honor to Shell The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) awarded its highest honor to Shell in recognition of the company’s worldwide skills and profession..
Gas Processing/LNG / Petrochemicals / Refining / Construction / Economics / Engineering & Design / Europe / Natural Gas / Utilities
Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are laying the foundation to attract foreign investment to develop their vast hydrocarbon reserves, as well as to develop their downstream processing infrastructure to meet rising demand and export opportunities.
Process Control / Process Optimization / Americas / Asia/Pacific / Economics / Engineering & Design / Europe / Information Systems / Management / Middle East / Safety / Utilities
There are many ways to enhance the user experience of next-generation simulators by borrowing concepts from crowdsourcing, data mining and related fields.
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The first awareness of the risks of legionella bacteria in cooling water was the outbreak of Legionellosis at the hotel hosting the Legionnaires’ Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1976..
Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Crude oil / Desulfurization / Economics / Engineering & Design / Information Systems / Management / Naphtha / Natural Gas / Safety / Utilities
Chemical companies honored with energy efficiency awardsThe American Chemistry Council (ACC) honored 16 of its member companies for implementing energy-efficiency improvements in 2013. The ACC present..
Petrochemicals / Process Control / Process Optimization / Project Management / Alcohols / Americas / Analyzers / Aromatics / Asia/Pacific / Catalysts / Distillation / Economics / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Europe / Information Systems / Management / Middle East / Reactors / Safety / Utilities
Borealis Polymers executed an online optimization project at its phenol and aromatics plants in Porvoo. The plantwide application increased the output rate by 9% and greatly improved the stability of operations.
LNG exports are slated to increase from several approved and proposed US projects, and US NGL exports are poised to quadruple by 2020, if the planned expansion of the Panama Canal cuts shipping costs to Asia.
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Once water enters the system, even at high temperatures, the insulation system can retain large quantities of water. That can then lead to accelerated heat gain or loss.
Maintenance & Reliability / Process Optimization / Americas / Asia/Pacific / Boilers / Construction / Corrosion / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Europe / Heat Transfer / Middle East / Piping / Safety / Turbines / Utilities
New technology in volatile filming corrosion inhibitors and lower-salting neutralizing amines can provide cost-effective solutions for the steam-condensate system and minimize the risk of amine chloride salt formation.
Maintenance & Reliability / Refining / Americas / Analyzers / Aromatics / Asia/Pacific / Biofuels / Corrosion / Crude oil / Diesel / Drivers / Drying / Environment / Ethers / Europe / Gasoline / Middle East / Octane / Treating / Utilities / Valves
The hidden heroes of hydrocarbon processing plants are the liquid analyzers, especially the pH and conductivity loops. Unlike their flashier cousins in gas analysis, these analyzers operate behind the..
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