Economics©2014 Hydrocarbon Processing60EconomicsAsia-Pacific’s refining industry entering a low-margin cycle, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Hurdles in dismantling a vintage ammonia plant, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTConsider integrated ethanol-to-EO/EG processes, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTCyber security: Whose responsibility is it?, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP News, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTIncrease polypropylene production via ultra-low levels of carbon monoxide—Case study, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTIndustry Metrics, 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., 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTMore waves for marine fuels, 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., 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTRaise profitability through continuous performance evaluations, 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., 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat to do about ICS cyber security threats?, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMTCan the downstream achieve growth and sustainability?, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTChoose the right metering technology for ethylene furnaces, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTConsider olefin offgas as feed for ammonia production, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTConsider suspended-access scaffolding, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTGlobal refining: What is the future?, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP News, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTHydrogen perspectives for 21st century refineriesAs refining market trends continue to support increased demand for H2, its availability and cost are critical for many refiners, creating a tough environment for securing reliable, efficient and environmentally-friendly H2., 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTImprove refining of tight oil via enhanced fluid catalytic cracking catalysts, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTMitigate H2S exposure from unconventional crudes, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTNew development for drop-in fuels, 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 GMTPipeline expansion uses rerating to debottleneck services, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTRefining industry developments—Growing opportunity and uncertainty, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTRefining overview: Leading nations by capacityBP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2014 showed total global refining capacity of just under 95 MMbpd. The top five countries with the highest refining capacities are the US, China, Russia, India and Japan. Combined, these countries account for nearly 45 MMbpd of capacity, which represents almost half of the world’s total refining capacity., 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 GMT