Process Engineering - Engineering & Design©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60Process Engineering - Engineering & DesignCase history: Innovative resid-cracking catalyst debottlenecks FCC unit, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTConsider the pros and cons when importing heavy oil for cokersThe recent shift to lighter crudes has starved many US heavy oil units of feed. Maximizing asset use makes importing heavy oil for vacuum distillation and delayed coking attractive., 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTFCC 101: How to estimate product yields cost-effectively and improve operations, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTGoing our way?—How the US will benefit from natural gas and fuel cell technology, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTHydrogen perspectives for 21st century refineries—Part 2H2 is the lifeblood of 21st century refineries. The application of various technological advancements and core developments has been raising the bar in the design, build, operations and maintenance of H2 facilities., 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTMaximize precious metals returns from spent process catalysts, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTOutsourcing creates opportunities beyond engineering, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTThe data revolution, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTUpdate on ethylene tube coating technology, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTWhat are the possible impacts on US refineries processing shale oils?, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTWill British Columbia build the greenest refineries in the world?In our latest Boxscore Construction Analysis, we examine proposals by Kitimat Clean and Pacific Future Energy to process bitumen first and then ship those fuels to market., 01 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMTAchieve successful compressor startup by addressing dry-gas seal failureA common root cause for compressor failure during first startup is a failure of the dry-gas seal (DGS) system. To avoid failures of gas compressors, the project team and end users must understand the importance and significance of the DGS very early in the basic design phase., 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTAvoid counterproductive project management practices, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTConsider technology to reduce compressor vibration and noise problems, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTDCS migration: Lessons learned, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTMalaysia embarks on ambitious downstream transformation programGoals include more production at offshore fields, as well as constructing downstream projects in Pengerang, Bintulu and the launch of the world’s first floating LNG vessel., 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT