In 2012, Hydrocarbon Processing (HP) will
celebrate its 90th anniversary as a publication for the
professionals involved in the daily activities of the global
hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI). Much has changed since
the first edition of The Refiner and Natural Gasoline
Manufacturerthe forerunner of HPin
September 1922. And, yet, so many factors continue to remain
the same. This early publication was designed by its founders
to serve the HPI. In the first issue, the publisher, Ray L.
Dudley wrote, The Refiner and Natural
Gasoline Manufacturer will bring to its readers. . .
new data on refinery methods, written by men who
are in a position to write with authority.