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Investigate power limitations in a large steam turbine

Fluor Canada Ltd.: Ghaisas, N.

An investigation was carried out to rectify power limitations for a steam-turbine driver of a cracked-gas compressor (CGC) in a world-class ethylene plant.DescriptionThe turbine is a nine-stage, impul..

HP Water Management: Update: Online measurement of oxidizing biocides

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

Nearly all owners of industrial cooling towers feed oxidizing biocides—chlorine (Cl) and bromine (Br)—to kill bacteria in the recirculating cooling water. Minimizing the populations of bacte..

Key aspects of design and operational safety in offsite storage terminals

Aker Solutions: Ramnath, V.

The Buncefield incident in the UK and the Jaipur fire in India stand out as major offsite storage terminal disasters in the European and Asian regions. In the Americas, a similar explosion rocked the ..

HP Brief: Brief

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Thinnes, Billy

Galveston Bay refineryMarathon Petroleum has closed its transaction with BP to purchase several assets, including the 451,000-bpd refinery located in Texas City, Texas. The refinery will be renamed an..

HP Boxscore Construction Analysis: 2013 global construction outlook

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

The downstream industry is investing billions of dollars in the development and construction of grassroots facilities, along with expansions and upgrades to existing plants.

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..