Process Control & Instrumentation - Information Systemhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1701©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60Process Control & Instrumentation - Information SystemDeveloping the best practices for operator effectiveness in the age of collaborationhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3448749/Developing-the-best-practices-for-operator-effectiveness-in-the-age-of-collaboration.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 GMTTop seven causes for lost olefin productionLong-term trends in production losses, showing total loss production measured in seven biennial studies, are discussed in this article to determine if these losses are increasing or decreasing over time. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3440265/Top-seven-causes-for-lost-olefin-production.htmlWed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTCase 83: What are useful questions to ask before starting a vibration analysis?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3431295/Case-83-What-are-useful-questions-to-ask-before-starting-a-vibration-analysis.htmlSun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTImprove the operation of fired heatershttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3431717/Improve-the-operation-of-fired-heaters.htmlSun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTOptimize online monitoring of base oilhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3431821/Optimize-online-monitoring-of-base-oil.htmlSun, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTConsider new online analyzers to optimize FCC operationsNuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and near infrared (NIR) process analyzers are highly effective in quantifying physical properties in hydrocarbons, especially where the feedstock, intermediate and final product streams are all interlinked.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3422624/Consider-new-online-analyzers-to-optimize-FCC-operations.htmlSun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe data revolutionhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3422183/The-data-revolution.htmlSun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTControl on the wire(less)http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3413970/Control-on-the-wireless.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTDCS migration: Lessons learnedhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3414871/DCS-migration-Lessons-learned.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTGerman refinery successfully modernizes safety systemhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3413972/German-refinery-successfully-modernizes-safety-system.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP Newshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3413964/HP-News.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTEmbedded virtualization in process automation systemshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403247/Embedded-virtualization-in-process-automation-systems.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTUpdate on control and safety systems for turbomachineryhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403610/Update-on-control-and-safety-systems-for-turbomachinery.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTCyber bullies continue to be a menace http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394699/Cyber-bullies-continue-to-be-a-menace.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTIt is easier to sit on the couch than go exercisehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394746/It-is-easier-to-sit-on-the-couch-than-go-exercise.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTVirtualization in process automation systemshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394729/Virtualization-in-process-automation-systems.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTAccess before acceptance: Chip redundancy for SIShttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384755/Access-before-acceptance-Chip-redundancy-for-SIS.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTChallenges for process data and control systemshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384634/Challenges-for-process-data-and-control-systems.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTCyber security: Whose responsibility is it?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384779/Cyber-security-Whose-responsibility-is-it.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTImprove safety and performance: Abnormal Situation Management Consortium celebrates 20 yearshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384710/Improve-safety-and-performance-Abnormal-Situation-Management-Consortium-celebrates-20-years.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTIndustrial security in automation networkshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384622/Industrial-security-in-automation-networks.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTIntegrated software drives improvement in asset management, productivityThe evolution is all about connecting people, information and devices to give a holistic view of plant operations used to better manage reliability strategy and operational risk. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384711/Integrated-software-drives-improvement-in-asset-management-productivity.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe future of HAZOP study software: Break through the clutterhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384775/The-future-of-HAZOP-study-software-Break-through-the-clutter.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTTreat security like safetySafety and security work hand in hand in the manufacturing automation arena. As cyber attacks get more sophisticated and costly, there is a growing need to elevate security awareness to the same level as safety.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384714/Treat-security-like-safety.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat to do about ICS cyber security threats?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384760/What-to-do-about-ICS-cyber-security-threats.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe promise of cognitive computinghttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3374242/The-promise-of-cognitive-computing.htmlMon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTEnergy management lessons from Europehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365124/Energy-management-lessons-from-Europe.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTInnovative modeling of heavy crudes provides competitive advantagesThe increase in heavy crude production, together with the diversity of heavy crude characteristics and sources, leads to technical challenges in accurately predicting production and refining process performance.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3365956/Innovative-modeling-of-heavy-crudes-provides-competitive-advantages.htmlFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTConsider high-fidelity online motor fuel characterizationhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356737/Consider-high-fidelity-online-motor-fuel-characterization.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTHPI demands higher availability of rotating equipmenthttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356430/HPI-demands-higher-availability-of-rotating-equipment.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT