Refining - Features©2014 Hydrocarbon Processing60Refining - FeaturesCan the downstream achieve growth and sustainability?, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTConduct a design check for depressurization system for cold conditionsEmergency depressurization is a safety provision designed to release gas from a high-pressure system during emergency situations, such as a fire. An overview of cold depressurization is provided, including factors affecting the temperature profiles and critical factors considered while performing the study., 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTGlobal refining: What is the future?, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTImprove refining of tight oil via enhanced fluid catalytic cracking catalysts, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTIndustry Metrics, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTNew development for drop-in fuels, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTOptimize field upgrading of oil sands with slurry-phase combi-cracking technologySlurry-phase combi-crackers are able to process a much wider range of feeds—including those with very high levels of metals, asphaltenes and sulfur—that cannot be economically upgraded in fixed-bed or ebullated-bed reactors, which makes this process ideal for upgrading oil sands., 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTOvercome the imbalance between diesel and gasoline productionA number of strategies can be applied to increase the overall product selectivity to middle distillates., 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTRefining industry developments—Growing opportunity and uncertainty, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTReview of the Middle East refinery industry, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat is the impact of US shale oil on global markets and refinery configurations?, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Modernization of Russia’s refining industry—Part 2, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Troubleshooting a leaking valve in a hydrogen unit, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTEU refining industry struggles to remain competitive in 2014, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Metrics, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT