Economicshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1785©2014 Hydrocarbon Processing60EconomicsCan integrally geared compressors be successfully used with variable speeds?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394725/Can-integrally-geared-compressors-be-successfully-used-with-variable-speeds.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTConsider true zero-emission packing for reciprocating compressorsEspecially when handling hydrogen, reciprocating compressors must provide ruggedness, operating flexibility and energy efficiency at pressures up to 3,000 psi (200 bar). http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394995/Consider-true-zero-emission-packing-for-reciprocating-compressors.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTEnvironmental regulations: How much do they really cost?Processors should instead grasp some understanding of the costs and benefits by asking themselves: “How much will these changes really cost, and what’s in it for me?” http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394969/Environmental-regulations-How-much-do-they-really-cost.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTEuropean refining—Cornered, with no way out?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394735/European-refiningCornered-with-no-way-out.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTHeater training improves safety and operationshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394952/Heater-training-improves-safety-and-operations.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Industry Metricshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394713/HP-Industry-Metrics.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Innovationshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394751/HP-Innovations.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTIs your plant vulnerable to a brittle fracture?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3395041/Is-your-plant-vulnerable-to-a-brittle-fracture.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTIt is easier to sit on the couch than go exercisehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394746/It-is-easier-to-sit-on-the-couch-than-go-exercise.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTManage the impacts of high-solids crude oil more effectivelyhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3395098/Manage-the-impacts-of-high-solids-crude-oil-more-effectively.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTOptimize olefins and aromatics productionPetrochemical yields from the FCCU is an area of increasing interest as more companies try to integrate refining and petrochemical operations.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3395059/Optimize-olefins-and-aromatics-production.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTAsia-Pacific’s refining industry entering a low-margin cyclehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384654/Asia-Pacifics-refining-industry-entering-a-low-margin-cycle.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Hurdles in dismantling a vintage ammonia planthttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384701/Case-history-Hurdles-in-dismantling-a-vintage-ammonia-plant.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTConsider integrated ethanol-to-EO/EG processeshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384772/Consider-integrated-ethanol-to-EOEG-processes.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTCyber security: Whose responsibility is it?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384779/Cyber-security-Whose-responsibility-is-it.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Newshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384675/HP-News.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTIncrease polypropylene production via ultra-low levels of carbon monoxide—Case studyhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384745/Increase-polypropylene-production-via-ultra-low-levels-of-carbon-monoxideCase-study.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTIndustry Metricshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384663/Industry-Metrics.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTIntegrated software drives improvement in asset management, productivityThe evolution is all about connecting people, information and devices to give a holistic view of plant operations used to better manage reliability strategy and operational risk. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384711/Integrated-software-drives-improvement-in-asset-management-productivity.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTMore waves for marine fuelshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384664/More-waves-for-marine-fuels.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTPVC process gets technology and control updatesKBR has formed an alliance to sell the exclusive license for JNC Corp.’s PVC process technology, which it inherited from CHISSO Corp.’s business, a pioneer in the Japanese chemical industry.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384686/PVC-process-gets-technology-and-control-updates.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTRaise profitability through continuous performance evaluationshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384729/Raise-profitability-through-continuous-performance-evaluations.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTTreat security like safetySafety and security work hand in hand in the manufacturing automation arena. As cyber attacks get more sophisticated and costly, there is a growing need to elevate security awareness to the same level as safety.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384714/Treat-security-like-safety.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat to do about ICS cyber security threats?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3384760/What-to-do-about-ICS-cyber-security-threats.htmlWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT