Safetyhttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=1807©2014 Hydrocarbon Processing60Safety2014 global construction year in review: 72% growth in new projectshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403255/2014-global-construction-year-in-review-72-growth-in-new-projects.htmlMon, 01 Dec 2014 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 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 Newshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403314/HP-News.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 GMTManage hydrogen sulfide hazards with chemical scavengershttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3403370/Manage-hydrogen-sulfide-hazards-with-chemical-scavengers.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 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 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 GMTAn examination of three recent accidents in the downstream industryWith these accidents, has refining internationally fallen sub-standard in terms of safety? Such a question is likely best addressed by examining the existing HPI standard.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394997/An-examination-of-three-recent-accidents-in-the-downstream-industry.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTConsider true zero-emission packing for reciprocating compressorsEspecially when handling hydrogen, reciprocating compressors must provide ruggedness, operating flexibility and energy efficiency at pressures up to 3,000 psi (200 bar). http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394995/Consider-true-zero-emission-packing-for-reciprocating-compressors.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTCyber bullies continue to be a menace http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394699/Cyber-bullies-continue-to-be-a-menace.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTDesign a safe hazardous materials warehouseThe safe warehousing of hazardous chemicals is a design challenge in chemical and petrochemical projects. A methodology is provided for designing a safe warehouse, and a case study shows the high level of analysis and integration required.http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394999/Design-a-safe-hazardous-materials-warehouse.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTEnvironmental regulations: How much do they really cost?Processors should instead grasp some understanding of the costs and benefits by asking themselves: “How much will these changes really cost, and what’s in it for me?” http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394969/Environmental-regulations-How-much-do-they-really-cost.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTHeater training improves safety and operationshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394952/Heater-training-improves-safety-and-operations.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Innovationshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394751/HP-Innovations.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTHP Newshttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394706/HP-News.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTIs your plant vulnerable to a brittle fracture?http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3395041/Is-your-plant-vulnerable-to-a-brittle-fracture.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTIt is easier to sit on the couch than go exercisehttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394746/It-is-easier-to-sit-on-the-couch-than-go-exercise.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMTWanted: Future leadershttp://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3394701/Wanted-Future-leaders.htmlSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT