HP Brief: Brief
Gulf Coast hydrogen pipeline unveiledAir Products recently completed its 600-mile Gulf Coast Connection Pipeline (GCCP) project and also started up operations at a dynamic customer service center.The ..
HP Impact: Production of biofuels made from algae poses sustainability concerns
Scaling up the production of biofuels made from algae to meet at least 5% (approximately 39 billion liters) of US transportation fuel needs would place unsustainable demands on energy, water and nutri..
HP Impact: US energy independence vs. energy security
The Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions recently released a report, Energy independence and security: A reality check, which examines whether or not energy independence is necessary to ac..
HP Impact: Scottish distillers jump on natural gas bandwagon
The excitement about natural gas as a useful industrial tool has spread to the Scottish countryside. A collection of whisky distillers in the Speyside area of Scotland plans to invest £7.6 MM to ..
HP Forecast: HPI Market Data 2013 Executive Summary
ENERGY TIME: CHARTING A COURSE FOR THE FUTUREThe hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) is a global business with a 100-year history. Much has changed since the early days when crude oil was stripped t..
HP Innovations: Innovations
Invensys acquires Spiral SoftwareInvensys Operations Management has acquired Spiral Software, a privately held company headquartered in Cambridge, UK. Spiral Software provides integrated solutions ran..
HP Associations: Gastech examines natural gas potential for all sectors
For four days in October, Hydrocarbon Processing was on call at the Gastech Conference and Exhibition in London. The magazines editorial staff was selected to produce the official show daily new..
HP Construction: North America
Westlake Chemical Corp. will perform planned maintenance and an expansion of the Petro 2 ethylene unit at its complex in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in the first quarter of 2013. This expansion will incr..
HP Construction: South America
ICA Fluor, the industrial engineering partnership of Fluor and Empresas ICA, is part of the joint venture (JV) that was awarded a multibillion-dollar engineering, procurement and construction contract..
HP Construction: Europe
Alfa Laval has won an order for compact heat exchangers from a refinery in Russia. The order, valued at approximately SEK 70 million, was booked late September 2012, and delivery is scheduled for 2013..
HP Construction: Middle East
JGC Corp.s wholly owned Saudi Arabian subsidiary, JGC Gulf International Co. Ltd., has been awarded a contract for an aromatics plant project from Sadara Chemical Co. (Sadara), a joint venture b..
HP Construction: Asia-Pacific
KBR was awarded a license and process-design package contract for a new olefins-recovery unit in Yulin, Shaanxi Province, China.The client owns an existing commercial plant of coal-to-olefins, which w..
Educational videos on battery topicsThe first set of Trojan Tips educational videos is now available on the Trojan Battery Co. website. The video tutorials provide in-depth information focusing on var..
Reaction furnace mixing technology for improved Claus plant yields Field results from new installations of new mixing checker walls in dozens of reaction furnaces reportedly improve cost-savings throu..