Managementhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1797©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60ManagementAn extraordinary year and new beginningshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3475492/An-extraordinary-year-and-new-beginnings.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTAn update on Lang factorsLang factors are cited frequently and used within the HPI. With the ensuing changes, the question must be asked, “Do Lang factors still present a realistic approximation of capital cost today?”http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3475529/An-update-on-Lang-factors.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTConsultant: Managers need long-term focus to find downstream sustainabilityTop industry management should consider profits over the long term to make the business case for more sustainability, with a particular focus on results in the four-to-five-year range rather than on the initial year or two.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3475523/Consultant-Managers-need-long-term-focus-to-find-downstream-sustainability.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTCreate an operator ownership culture to achieve continuous improvement in reliability—Part 1http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3475603/Create-an-operator-ownership-culture-to-achieve-continuous-improvement-in-reliabilityPart-1.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP Innovationshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3475513/HP-Innovations.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP Peoplehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3475515/HP-People.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew Developmentshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3475995/New-Developments.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTPerform field oil flushing for successful centrifugal gas compressor startupMany factors are necessary for a successful compressor startup. One of the key actions is conducting high-quality field oil flushing during the precommissioning stage, or after a major overhaul. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3475945/Perform-field-oil-flushing-for-successful-centrifugal-gas-compressor-startup.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTTen sure steps to substandard reliability performanceEquipment reliability can be enhanced or jeopardized by many different actions, inactions, commissions and omissions. Reliability may be a hollow term to many. Still, first and foremost, a reliable plant is a safe plant. http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3475535/Ten-sure-steps-to-substandard-reliability-performance.htmlSat, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTCourage amid challenge and changeEditorial commentaryhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3465653/Courage-amid-challenge-and-change.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP PeopleWhat's happening in the world of HPI executives.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3465708/HP-People.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTTrends from the 2015 AFPM Maintenance and Reliability ConferenceOver the decades, there have been good and not-so-good trends presented at this event, and the 2015 maintenance and reliability conference was no exception.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3465716/Trends-from-the-2015-AFPM-Maintenance-and-Reliability-Conference.htmlWed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT