Maintenance & Reliability©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., 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., 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., 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTFree Literature, 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., 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew Developments, 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?, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT