Refining - Europehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1756©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60Refining - EuropeAutomate 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 GMTEuropean refiner revamps delayed coker to meet Euro 5 specificationsThis case study chronicles how the European refiner Rompetrol Rafinare SA upgraded its Petromidia refinery in Navodari, Romania, includingthe revamping the delayed coker unit (DCU) to address existing operating problems.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3465781/European-refiner-revamps-delayed-coker-to-meet-Euro-5-specifications.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 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 GMTEurope’s downstream industry remains resilientThe European hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) is a complex set of refineries and petrochemical facilities distributed among several nations, all of which are critical to the international trading and economy of the EU.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3458598/Europes-downstream-industry-remains-resilient.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 GMTHP Newshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3457777/HP-News.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