Maintenance & Reliabilityhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1688©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60Maintenance & ReliabilityDevelop 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 GMTCase 84: Remaining service life of plant equipment can be determinedhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3448767/Case-84-Remaining-service-life-of-plant-equipment-can-be-determined.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTConsider new labyrinth seals to optimize compressor operationshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3448789/Consider-new-labyrinth-seals-to-optimize-compressor-operations.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP Innovationshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3448769/HP-Innovations.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTLubrication update for rotating equipmenthttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3449106/Lubrication-update-for-rotating-equipment.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTMaximize energy recovery with small steam turbinesUsing smaller turbines (50 kW to 300 kW) can aid system efficiency and help conserve energy. We investigate examples in which the application of smaller steam turbines provided return on investment within two years.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3448796/Maximize-energy-recovery-with-small-steam-turbines.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTReassessing and updating electric motor bearing lubricationhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3448748/Reassessing-and-updating-electric-motor-bearing-lubrication.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTReduce maintenance and production losses by benchmarking asset performanceBenchmarking can help operators identify assets with chronic failures, and it can also drive failure elimination efforts to improve their reliability and availability while cost cutting.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3448786/Reduce-maintenance-and-production-losses-by-benchmarking-asset-performance.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTSafety and environmental updates for HPI storage tankshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3449237/Safety-and-environmental-updates-for-HPI-storage-tanks.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTUse new methods to optimize energy efficiency of hydrogen compressorshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3449215/Use-new-methods-to-optimize-energy-efficiency-of-hydrogen-compressors.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT