Nichols, Lee

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

Boxscore Construction Analysis: Smaller-scale and modular technologies drive GTL industry forward

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Between 2013 and 2015, numerous GTL facility projects were announced, primarily in the US. GTL technology was made attractive to investors by the onset of cheap natural gas prices (spurred by US shale gas exploration) vs. a spike in crude oil prices.

Business Trends: The state of the global refining sector

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Over the past few years, the world has witnessed significant downstream capacity growth in all sectors of the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI).

Industry Perspectives: Emerging trends in the global refining industry

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database is tracking nearly 700 refining projects around the world.

Editorial Comment: Is the refining market oversupplied, or is the capacity needed?

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Over the past two years, the editorial comment in our September issue has focused on the topic of overcapacity in the global refining sector.

Onsite: IRPC Americas

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

In mid-July, Hydrocarbon Processing held its International Refining and Petrochemical Conference (IRPC) in Houston, Texas.

Global Project Data

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database is tracking nearly 350 downstream projects with capital expenditures (CAPEX) of $1 B or greater.

Industry Perspectives: The global reach of Hydrocarbon Processing

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Since the beginning of this year, Hydrocarbon Processing has published more than 200 articles and columns. These publications include technical and trends-based articles on the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) within the magazine, online, in show dailies, etc.

Editorial Comment: Is the industry ready for IMO 2020?

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

In mid-July, hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) professionals from around the world met in Houston, Texas for Hydrocarbon Processing’s International Petrochemical and Refining Conference (IRPC).

Global Project Data

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The map shows a global market share analysis of new projects over the past three years. Since 2016, the Asia-Pacific region has accounted for the highest market share of newly announced projects.

Industry Perspectives: Hydrocarbon Processing brings IRPC to the US

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Founded in 2009, Gulf Publishing Company and Hydrocarbon Processing’s International Refining and Petrochemical Conference (IRPC) provides a series of events for the international downstream industry covering technical innovations, and exploring both the challenges and opportunities found in today’s market.