Nichols, Lee

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

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.

Editorial Comment: Honoring the industry's best and View/Alt-View

Nichols, Lee, Andrew, Bob, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

This issue of Hydrocarbon Processing contains two features that are new to the publication. The first feature showcases the winners and finalists of Hydrocarbon Processing’s Awards program, which was held in Vienna in June. The other is a new segment called View/Alt-View.

Viewpoint: The future of India’s refining capacity and the rise of clean fuels

Kanwar, R., Contributing Writer; Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

India is emerging as the world’s new oil demand center, with burgeoning consumption providing huge potential for downstream oil and gas growth. With a GDP ranked in the top 10 globally and a large, growing population, India has seen continuous increases in demand for energy in all forms.

Global Project Data

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database is tracking more than 1,700 active downstream projects around the world.

Industry Perspectives: The digitalization of the downstream industry

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The digitalization of the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) is in full swing. Numerous companies have created, and are optimizing, digital technologies to improve plant operations, increase energy efficiency and lower costs.

Editorial Comment: Optimizing our message to the oil and gas industry

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The pages of Hydrocarbon Processing contain numerous case studies, techniques, advice and step-by-step approaches to optimizing downstream operations. These elements have been the focus of the magazine for the last 95 yr.

Editorial Comment: Maintenance—a value-added expense

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

This issue of Hydrocarbon Processing tackles one of the most integral aspects of the downstream industry (or any industry, for that matter): maintenance and reliability. These two terms go hand-in-hand and help to ensure efficient and safe operations.

Industry Perspectives: Hydrocarbon Processing’s IRPC returns to Europe in June

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.

Editorial Comment: Petrochemical project announcements top $80 B since 2014

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Although new petrochemical project announcements have fallen over the past 3 yr, the global petrochemical sector will continue to see strong growth through the end of the decade.