Process Control & Instrumentation - Information Systemhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1701©2014 Hydrocarbon Processing60Process Control & Instrumentation - Information SystemEnergy 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 GMTWhat is the ‘refinery of the future’?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3356422/What-is-the-refinery-of-the-future.htmlTue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTTransformation of downstream automation and information systemshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3347291/Transformation-of-downstream-automation-and-information-systems.htmlSun, 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTUse crowdsourcing to boost process simulationThere are many ways to enhance the user experience of next-generation simulators by borrowing concepts from crowdsourcing, data mining and related fields.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3347331/Use-crowdsourcing-to-boost-process-simulation.htmlSun, 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTWorking toward a more profitable model-based control technologyhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3347267/Working-toward-a-more-profitable-model-based-control-technology.htmlSun, 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe automation challenge requires new approacheshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3337152/The-automation-challenge-requires-new-approaches.htmlThu, 01 May 2014 00:00:00 GMTA new era emerging for incident prediction and avoidance solutionshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3325048/A-new-era-emerging-for-incident-prediction-and-avoidance-solutions.htmlTue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Optimization of aromatics complexBorealis Polymers executed an online optimization project at its phenol and aromatics plants in Porvoo. The plantwide application increased the output rate by 9% and greatly improved the stability of operations.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3325071/Case-history-Optimization-of-aromatics-complex.htmlTue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTMajor refinery uses reliable fiscal metering systemhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3325083/Major-refinery-uses-reliable-fiscal-metering-system.htmlTue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTUse adaptive control to improve process operationsRefiners and chemical/petrochemical producers can now deploy APC and enjoy sustained benefits by implementing a continuous process for controller maintenance.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3326134/Use-adaptive-control-to-improve-process-operations.htmlTue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Innovationshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3314831/HP-Innovations.htmlSat, 01 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTIntelligent pumps offer potential for significant energy savingshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3314834/Intelligent-pumps-offer-potential-for-significant-energy-savings.htmlSat, 01 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat are safety engineering ethics?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3314841/What-are-safety-engineering-ethics.htmlSat, 01 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTISO 55000 will up the ante for asset performance managementhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3304186/ISO-55000-will-up-the-ante-for-asset-performance-management.htmlSat, 01 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMTHuman-machine interfaces are the future of petrochemical refininghttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3295714/Human-machine-interfaces-are-the-future-of-petrochemical-refining.htmlWed, 01 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMTISA108 Intelligent Device Management focuses on work processeshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3294701/ISA108-Intelligent-Device-Management-focuses-on-work-processes.htmlWed, 01 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMTOptimize viscosity control in refining operationshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3295710/Optimize-viscosity-control-in-refining-operations.htmlWed, 01 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMTDemand specifics in designing your asset management programshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3282970/Demand-specifics-in-designing-your-asset-management-programs.htmlSun, 01 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMTEngineering design tools are moving to the ‘cloud’According to a new market study on engineering design tools, new 3D design applications can play an integral part in determining the optimal design, creation and construction of HPI facilities. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3282972/Engineering-design-tools-are-moving-to-the-cloud.htmlSun, 01 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMTRethink the hazards in your processhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3283365/Rethink-the-hazards-in-your-process.htmlSun, 01 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Quantifying the benefits of alarm managementBy using timely alarms that lead an operator to corrective actions, the goals are to improve plant safety, to increase efficiency and to reduce environmental constraint limit violations.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3273197/Case-history-Quantifying-the-benefits-of-alarm-management.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMTConsider a systematic approach for safety monitoringhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3273172/Consider-a-systematic-approach-for-safety-monitoring.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMTMTTR: Reality vs. calculationhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3274335/MTTR-Reality-vs-calculation.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMTOperational integrity management at Statoilhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3273137/Operational-integrity-management-at-Statoil.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMTRecommended guidelines can help prevent fires caused by static electricityhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3274220/Recommended-guidelines-can-help-prevent-fires-caused-by-static-electricity.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMTUpdate temperature control for a Claus unit with neural networkshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3274325/Update-temperature-control-for-a-Claus-unit-with-neural-networks.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMTWhat every manager should know on control safety instrumented systemsPlant and project managers have limited time to wade through the volumes of jargon, terminology, and new processes and equipment associated with key security issues.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3272572/What-every-manager-should-know-on-control-safety-instrumented-systems.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT