Managementhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1797©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60ManagementAvoid counterproductive project management practiceshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3414443/Avoid-counterproductive-project-management-practices.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTConsider technology to reduce compressor vibration and noise problemshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3414450/Consider-technology-to-reduce-compressor-vibration-and-noise-problems.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTControl on the wire(less)http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3413970/Control-on-the-wireless.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTDCS migration: Lessons learnedhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3414871/DCS-migration-Lessons-learned.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTFine-tune monitoring of critical compressorshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3414869/Fine-tune-monitoring-of-critical-compressors.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTGerman refinery successfully modernizes safety systemhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3413972/German-refinery-successfully-modernizes-safety-system.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTGlobal PE demand growth to drive downstream expansionshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3414401/Global-PE-demand-growth-to-drive-downstream-expansions.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP Peoplehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3414407/HP-People.htmlThu, 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.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3414420/Shale-gas-drives-new-opportunities-for-US-downstream.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTState of the US petrochemical/chemical industryhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3413975/State-of-the-US-petrochemicalchemical-industry.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTUse a schedule confidence tool to manage project riskOn most industrial projects, the baseline schedule completion date and the indicated schedule completion date are typically the same, unless the schedule is forcibly re-baselined. Key learnings have indicated that a reevaluation of the scope, schedule and budget is essential.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3414867/Use-a-schedule-confidence-tool-to-manage-project-risk.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMTWithout reliability, there can be no safetyhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3414877/Without-reliability-there-can-be-no-safety.htmlThu, 01 Jan 2015 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 Innovationshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403313/HP-Innovations.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Newshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403314/HP-News.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Peoplehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403317/HP-People.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 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 GMTMonitor safety with improved risk performance indicatorsUsing Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) and real-time operational data, statistical estimates of the frequencies of future hazardous events can be generated. Combined with a qualitative estimate of the severity of hazardous events and the tolerable frequency determined in the LOPA, an objective leading metric of hazardous events can be created.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403362/Monitor-safety-with-improved-risk-performance-indicators.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 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 GMT