Engineeringhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1786©2014 Hydrocarbon Processing60Engineering2014 global construction year in review: 72% growth in new projectshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403255/2014-global-construction-year-in-review-72-growth-in-new-projects.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT2015 downstream forecast reaches all-time highIn 2015, the HPI’s capital, maintenance and operating budgets are expected to exceed $324 B. Global announced project spending continues to surge to satisfy increasing demand for petroleum products.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403274/2015-downstream-forecast-reaches-all-time-high.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT3D laser scanning impacts asset lifecycle managementhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403350/3D-laser-scanning-impacts-asset-lifecycle-management.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase 82: Be cautious when purchasing ‘first of kind’ equipmenthttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403259/Case-82-Be-cautious-when-purchasing-first-of-kind-equipment.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTEmbedded virtualization in process automation systemshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403247/Embedded-virtualization-in-process-automation-systems.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTExperience meets innovation: World-class coke drum replacement projectSix large coke drums at Chevron’s El Segundo refinery, which supplies 20% of Southern California’s vehicle fuel, were showing signs of aging after 46 years in service.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403384/Experience-meets-innovation-World-class-coke-drum-replacement-project.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTHow to select compressors for various process serviceshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403342/How-to-select-compressors-for-various-process-services.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Newshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403314/HP-News.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTImprove execution of capital projects with advanced technologiesThe E&C industry is now poised for a major leap forward in utilizing advancements in information technologies and, thus, enabling itself to greatly boost project performance. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403338/Improve-execution-of-capital-projects-with-advanced-technologies.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTManage hydrogen sulfide hazards with chemical scavengershttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403370/Manage-hydrogen-sulfide-hazards-with-chemical-scavengers.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTMexico’s major grassroots effort: Ethylene XXI projectThe federal government, through Pemex Gas and Petroquímica Básica, using the law that regulates Mexican oil, decided to promote private investment to build a new major petrochemical complex called Ethylene XXI. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403380/Mexicos-major-grassroots-effort-Ethylene-XXI-project.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTReplan: Modernizing Brazil’s largest crude oil refineryThe project included installing two hydrodesulfurization (HDS) units for the cracked naphtha produced by two catalytic cracking units, a coker naphtha hydrotreating (HDT) unit, and a catalytic reforming unit.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403339/Replan-Modernizing-Brazils-largest-crude-oil-refinery.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTRocking the LNG boat: FLNG projects get liquefaction off the groundFloating LNG (FLNG) projects have been receiving much attention recently as a flexible, alternative solution to onshore LNG projects. A review of major planned and under-construction floating liquefaction projects shows how the technology is gaining ground around the world.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403276/Rocking-the-LNG-boat-FLNG-projects-get-liquefaction-off-the-ground.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTSuccessful project development and execution: Beyond EPC to ‘T-EPC’http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403386/Successful-project-development-and-execution-Beyond-EPC-to-T-EPC.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTTrends from Texas A&M’s 43rd Turbomachinery and 30th Pump Symposiahttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403331/Trends-from-Texas-A-Ms-43rd-Turbomachinery-and-30th-Pump-Symposia.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTUpdate on control and safety systems for turbomachineryhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403610/Update-on-control-and-safety-systems-for-turbomachinery.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTUS shale revolution set to spill over into downstreamhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403333/US-shale-revolution-set-to-spill-over-into-downstream.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTCan 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 GMTCyber bullies continue to be a menace http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394699/Cyber-bullies-continue-to-be-a-menace.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 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 GMTVirtualization in process automation systemshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394729/Virtualization-in-process-automation-systems.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTWanted: Future leadershttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394701/Wanted-Future-leaders.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT