Refining - Middle Easthttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1754©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60Refining - Middle EastAutomate environmental monitoring at petrochemical plants with LIMSEnvironmental regulations can add to the cost of doing business in the petrochemical industry, so making compliance more efficient and less expensive is a bottom-line priority. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3465758/Automate-environmental-monitoring-at-petrochemical-plants-with-LIMS.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP Industry metricsUp-to-dateata tables and figures illustrate the state of the worldwide HPI, including cracking spreads, margins and utilization rates.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3466125/HP-Industry-metrics.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 GMTConvergence of trends supports HPI opportunitiesThe downstream industry is halfway through 2015 and the second decade of the new millennium. Great changes have occurred over the past 12 months and five years. Change is not necessarily negative; in fact, it can be a welcome event.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3457773/Convergence-of-trends-supports-HPI-opportunities.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP Industry Metricshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458053/HP-Industry-Metrics.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMTOvercoming the challenges of the ‘great crew change’The hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) is facing a daunting challenge in the near future: In the next five to seven years, approximately 50% of the workforce will retire in what many are calling the ‘great crew change.’ The next generation of engineers, operators, technicians and skilled workers must step up to continue the pursuit of technological innovations and industry growth. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458971/Overcoming-the-challenges-of-the-great-crew-change.htmlMon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT