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Dow optimistic about natural gasGeorge Biltz, Dow Chemicals vice president of energy and climate change, recently testified before a US Senate committee about the future of natural gas and the o..
HP Impact: Rare earths and lubricant demand to grow worldwide
The Freedonia Group has two reports out that will be of interest to Hydrocarbon Processsing readers. The first examines world demand for rare earths, which is expected to grow 7.1% per year to reach 1..
HP Impact: New requirements could raise cost of gas, shutter US refineries
A new study says that upcoming US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements could raise the cost of manufacturing gasoline, lead to the closing of domestic refineries, and force the US to dou..
HP Impact: Tesoro releases report on Anacortes explosion
Tesoro recently released its report on the April 2, 2010, incident at its Anacortes refinery in Washington. The incident occurred when a heat exchanger in the refinerys naphtha hydrotreater unit..
HP Construction: North America
Gevo, Inc. has plans with South Hampton Resources, Inc., a subsidiary of Arabian American Development Co., to build a hydrocarbon processing demonstration plant at its facility just outside of Houston..
HP Construction: South America
As of 2013, Braskem will reportedly have yet another alternative feedstock source. In addition to sugarcane ethanol, which is used to make green plastic, the company will begin using naphtha made from..
HP Construction: Europe
Süd-Chemie, a member of the Clariant Group, has started construction of what will reportedly be the largest German plant for manufacturing climate-friendly biofuel cellulosic ethanol from agricul..
HP Construction: Middle East
Morgan Thermal Ceramics has a contract to supply Superwool 607 HT Pyro-Bloc Modules as part of a world-class refinery being constructed by the Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical Co. (SATORP..
HP Construction: Asia-Pacific
Stamicarbon, the licensing and IP center of Maire Tecnimont S.p.A., has signed a license agreement with Hengang Huahe Coal Chemical Industry, Ltd. for a urea plant with a capacity of 1,860 metric tpd...
HP Construction Profile: Eni starts slurry technology project at Italy refinery
Italian oil and gas major Eni has started work on applying Eni Slurry Technology (EST) at its Sannazzaro de Burgondi refinery, located near Pavia in northern Italy.EST is Enis proprietary ..
HP Associations: International HPI conference gathers in Singapore
Hydrocarbon Processings International Refining and Petrochemical Conference (IRPC)Asia gathered industry experts from around the world in Singapore, July 1921. Following the success ..
Spill kits, removal and isolation products for workplace safety Graphic Products offers its first spill-containment and cleanup product catalog, SpillArrest. Accidental spills harm the environmen..
Mass flowmeter for high-flowrate applications requiring reliability and low maintenance The Proline Promass 83X/84X Coriolis flowmeter is said to be the first large four-tube Coriolis flowmeter i..