Engineering©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60EngineeringAvoid counterproductive project management practices, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTConsider technology to reduce compressor vibration and noise problems, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTControl on the wire(less), 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTDCS migration: Lessons learned, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTFine-tune monitoring of critical compressors, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTGerman refinery successfully modernizes safety system, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTGlobal PE demand growth to drive downstream expansions, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTPlan now to deal with stressed equipment later, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTShale gas drives new opportunities for US downstreamThis shift to lighter feeds for the SC will reduce the future availability of other petrochemical feedstocks—in particular, propylene., 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTState of the US petrochemical/chemical industry, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT2014 global construction year in review: 72% growth in new projects, 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., 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT3D laser scanning impacts asset lifecycle management, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTCase 82: Be cautious when purchasing ‘first of kind’ equipment, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTEmbedded virtualization in process automation systems, 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., 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTHow to select compressors for various process services, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP News, 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., 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTManage hydrogen sulfide hazards with chemical scavengers, 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., 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., 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., 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTSuccessful project development and execution: Beyond EPC to ‘T-EPC’, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTTrends from Texas A&M’s 43rd Turbomachinery and 30th Pump Symposia, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTUpdate on control and safety systems for turbomachinery, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTUS shale revolution set to spill over into downstream, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT