Project Managementhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1718©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60Project ManagementA data-driven, experience-based approach to workforce optimizationThere are alternatives for implementing successful and sustainable staffing changes. Staffing changes for the purpose of improving profitability should be viewed as an optimization process rather than a reduction process. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3465754/A-data-driven-experience-based-approach-to-workforce-optimization.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTBetter risk-management methods ensure project successManagement of project risk is a challenge under normal times, and this crucial activity is exasperated in complex projects as a result of the shale gas revolution.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3465771/Better-risk-management-methods-ensure-project-success.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTChina’s ‘energy revolution’ strives for sustainable growthChina's energy demand, particularly for petroleum and other liquids, is rapidly increasing as its industrial and transportation infrastructures expand.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3465762/Chinas-energy-revolution-strives-for-sustainable-growth.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTInvestment in Egypt’s downstream on the riseEgypt is adopting a mix of investment strategies in refinery upgrades and construction of new capacity to meet the nation’s target for more high-quality light and middle distillate products and a reduction of transportation fuel imports. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3465684/Investment-in-Egypts-downstream-on-the-rise.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTUS liquefaction projects to drive global expansion of LNG tradeHydrocarbon Processing spoke to Andrew Slaughter, executive director for the Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions, about the state of the LNG industry and how trade patterns and project slates could change in the upcoming years. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3465773/US-liquefaction-projects-to-drive-global-expansion-of-LNG-trade.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTCloud computing: The next revolution in process safetyOver the past 25 years, the process safety and functional safety disciplines have evolved from the implementation of safety legislation and the creation of governing authorities, to the development of best practices and the adoption of applicable standards.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458619/Cloud-computing-The-next-revolution-in-process-safety.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTConsider using a main automation contractor for your next capital projectBased on the experience of execution, design, engineering and construction of an LNG complex in Asia, the author outlines key considerations that contribute to project success. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458574/Consider-using-a-main-automation-contractor-for-your-next-capital-project.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP Peoplehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458092/HP-People.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew Developmentshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458099/New-Developments.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTUpdate: Personnel changes introduce new considerations for PSMManagement of change (MOC) for process safety is well known, widely implemented and used by many employers, even when there is no regulatory requirement to do so, particularly in companies with complex and/or highly hazardous operations involving flammable, toxic chemicals and/or combustible dust. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458609/Update-Personnel-changes-introduce-new-considerations-for-PSM.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT