Management©2015 Hydrocarbon Processing60ManagementAn extraordinary year and new beginnings, 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?”, 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., 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTCreate an operator ownership culture to achieve continuous improvement in reliability—Part 1, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP Innovations, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP People, 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTNew Developments, 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., 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., 01 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMTCourage amid challenge and changeEditorial commentary, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMTHP PeopleWhat's happening in the world of HPI executives., 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., 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT