Nichols, Lee

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

Industry Perspectives: The latest in refining technology

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Nearly 700 refineries are operating in more than 120 countries around the world.

Editorial Comment: Ingenuity out of necessity

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One of the main focal points in this issue of Hydrocarbon Processing is the environment.

Global Project Data

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

Industry Perspectives: What is the future of the global HPI?

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

Editorial Comment: HP Top Project Awards 2017

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It’s that time again! Hydrocarbon Processing has announced the nominees for its annual Top Project awards.

Diversification: The catalyst for the Middle East’s downstream transformation

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Over the past several years, the Middle East has made substantial investments to increase its downstream processing capacity.

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

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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

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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

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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?

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