Maintenance & Reliabilityhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1688©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60Maintenance & ReliabilityChina’s ‘energy revolution’ strives for sustainable growthChina's energy demand, particularly for petroleum and other liquids, is rapidly increasing as its industrial and transportation infrastructures expand.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3465762/Chinas-energy-revolution-strives-for-sustainable-growth.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTTrends from the 2015 AFPM Maintenance and Reliability ConferenceOver the decades, there have been good and not-so-good trends presented at this event, and the 2015 maintenance and reliability conference was no exception.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3465716/Trends-from-the-2015-AFPM-Maintenance-and-Reliability-Conference.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTDevelop an optimal cleaning strategy for crude preheat trainsFouling in heat exchangers is common throughout the process manufacturing industries. Fouling presents a large opportunity for owner-operators to reduce operating expenses and maintenance costs.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458970/Develop-an-optimal-cleaning-strategy-for-crude-preheat-trains.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTFree Literaturehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458098/Free-Literature.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTManufacturing execution systems can help ‘onboard’ the next generation of workersPopulation dynamics, including the impending retirement of the “baby-boomer” generation of workers and the associated need to quickly “onboard” the next generation of workers in the downstream industries are driving new demand for collaborative production systems/manufacturing execution systems solutions.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458062/Manufacturing-execution-systems-can-help-onboard-the-next-generation-of-workers.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew Developmentshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458099/New-Developments.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTReducing energy costs while improving efficiencyBetter energy management can make the difference between profit and losses. The question facing owner-operators is: how to reduce energy costs while satisfying site energy needs? http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458590/Reducing-energy-costs-while-improving-efficiency.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT