Engineering©2014 Hydrocarbon Processing60EngineeringCan the downstream achieve growth and sustainability?, 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 GMTEconomic drivers point to strong E&C growthFundamentals suggest that the industry business climate for most downstream engineering and construction companies (E&C) will remain strong for the foreseeable future., 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 GMTImprove monitoring and troubleshooting of reciprocating compressors, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTImprove refining of tight oil via enhanced fluid catalytic cracking catalysts, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMTIndustry Metrics, 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 GMTAdvances in gasket designs making progress, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase 80: Sudden temperature change in a centrifugal compressor, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Modernization of Russia’s refining industry—Part 2, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase history: Troubleshooting a leaking valve in a hydrogen unit, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTEU refining industry struggles to remain competitive in 2014, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Metrics, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTImprove compressor reliability with advanced chemical treatmentsAlthough many olefin plants are making big investments in hardware and metallurgy to improve compressor performance and to extend run lengths, the reliability, efficiency and throughput capacity of the CGC are still key influences on plant profitability., 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTOptimize control systems with preventive maintenance, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTSecond-generation petrochemical processes take lead, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe CIS—four countries, $50 billion in downstream investmentsAzerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are laying the foundation to attract foreign investment to develop their vast hydrocarbon reserves, as well as to develop their downstream processing infrastructure to meet rising demand and export opportunities., 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTTriple-offset valves offer advantages in emergency services, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTUpdate on secondary seals for fluid machines, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTUse information management tools to support best practices and increase reliability, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMTWhat skills will project managers need in the next decade?—Part 2, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT