Process Engineering - Engineering & Design©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60Process Engineering - Engineering & DesignBolivia expands petrochemical capability with Bulo Bulo ammonia complexThe Bulo Bulo ammonia-urea facility will be Bolivia’s first petrochemical venture. This new facility is expected to produce sufficient urea/ammonia supplies for domestic demand and will provide surplus product for export., 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTMethanex focuses on growth and expanding its operations across the globe, 01 Apr 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., 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTUpdate on the catalytic cracking process—Part 2, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTUS petrochemical construction boom and refining margins cushion profitsDomestic refiners and petrochemical producers will face changing supply and demand conditions, particularly as the sharp decrease in oil prices influences drilling decisions., 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTUse vapor distributors to improve fractionation column performance, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMTCase 83: What are useful questions to ask before starting a vibration analysis?, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTConsider oil-resistant cable terminations to increase electric motor reliability, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTDetermine the design metal temperature for a secondary reformerAn air-burning system should be designed so that there is no maintenance required between scheduled shutdowns every two years. To achieve this, a metal temperature study should be carried out for the design of the pressure parts and for the refractory design., 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTDownstream has good news for 2015, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTEnergy efficiency: Getting in early pays off exponentially, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTHow low oil prices are affecting new project announcementsBeginning in July 2014, the world began to witness a widespread fall in crude oil prices. With the decrease in global crude oil prices, what has this meant for new project announcements in the downstream sector?, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTImprove the operation of fired heaters, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTLatin America’s refinery product demand is decelerating, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTOptimize online monitoring of base oil, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTShale oil characterization optimizes refining process, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMTUpdate on the catalytic cracking process and standpipes—Part 1, 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT