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Technology and market share: Challenges requiring ever-changing solutions

03.01.2012  | 

Keywords: [refining] [petrochemicals] [natural gas] [environment] [fuels] [LNG] [economics] [polypropylene] [HPInsight]

In this issue of HPInsight, workforce, fuel quality and capacity overhang are a few of the challenges that the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) must address and resolve. Expansion of the refining and petrochemical industries is followed by excess supplies chasing dwindling demand. This is not a new condition; however, history and technology do modify how the HPI re-emerges from the slump.

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