Business Trends: The state of the global downstream construction sector
Capital-intensive investments are being made in every sector of the hydrocarbon processing industry, in every region.
Viewpoint: An engineer’s guide to networking
Innumerable articles and training programs have been written on the subject of networking.
An operations reference model for common refinery operations
Refineries are large, highly automated, complex systems involving hundreds of people, thousands of work processes, thousands of control loops and tens of thousands of input/output points.
Catalytic advances make chemical upgrading a reality for heavy sour feeds
For many years, industry researchers have worked to find more cost-effective alternative processes than traditional hydroprocessing for upgrading petroleum fractions.
Syngas from H2S and CO2: An alternative, pioneering synthesis route?
Hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide represent major concerns for the hydrocarbon industry. Both species are contaminants and, since their use as feedstock is minor, are considered troubling byproducts.