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Pipeline imaging A group of physicists and engineers in Berkeley, California, have developed a new safety system to monitor and prevent pipeline ruptures by using magnetic-resonance imaging (MRI) medi..
HP Construction: North America
BioAmber and Mitsui & Co. have partnered to build and operate a manufacturing facility in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. The initial phase of the facility is expected to produce 17,000 metric tons of biosuc..
HP Construction: South America
MODEC, Inc., has commissioned a UOP Separex membrane system for processing natural gas on a new floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. The FPSO is using the Honeywell UOP Separex m..
HP Construction: Europe
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has a contract to provide detailed engineering, procurement support and support services during construction of a new ester production plant at OXEA GmbHs existing ..
HP Construction: Africa
Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd. (KPRL) has implemented a new solution from IBM to increase the productivity and efficiency of the companys oil refinery operations in East Africa. The agreement w..
HP Construction: Middle East
Tecnimont S.p.A., the main operating company of Maire Tecnimont S.p.A., has an engineering procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract on a lump-sum turnkey basis for a new fertilizers..
HP Construction: Asia Pacific
Davy Process Technology Ltd., a Johnson Matthey company, and The Dow Chemical Co.s Oxygenated Solvents Business, have announced that Wison (Nanjing) Clean Energy Co., Ltd., has selected LP Oxo S..
HP Impact: A radically different transport sector by 2050
The World Energy Council (WEC) expects that transport fuel demand in the next 40 years will come mainly from developing countries such as China and India, where demand will grow by 200% to 300%. In co..
HP Impact: China dominates the nylon engineering plastics market
Growing demand for durable goods, and the production of those goods in Asia and China, in particular, means that, through 2016, Northeast Asia will continue to be the largest consumer of nylon enginee..
HP Impact: New policies needed to scale up renewable energy
Governments should consider the scaling up of renewable energy as part of economic development strategy, rather than as an environmental strategy with the secondary benefits of job creation. This is o..
HP Impact: Bioplastics demand to exceed 1 million metric tons in 2015
Global demand for biodegradable and bio-based plastics will more than triple to over 1 million metric tons in 2015, valued at $2.9 billion. Gains will be fueled by a number of factors, including consu..
HP Impact: Cloudy outlook
The North American energy industry faces a generally stable operating environment although ongoing sovereign and economic concerns are risks in 2012, according to energy sector outlook reports from cr..
HP Associations: Making safety second nature
Most folks dont know it, but the epicenter for high-level downstream refining safety discussions during late October was in the land where the Aggie roams freely. That would, of course, be Colle..
HP Associations: Increased efficiency key to meeting global energy demand
At the 2011 Womens Global Leadership Conference (WGLC), which took place November 1516 in Houston, energy and technology professionals gathered to discuss the most pressing issues facing t..
New website presents modern imageAxens new website was designed to fit the needs of its clients and internet users who want to learn about Axens, its activities and products.Celebrating its 10th..
Metering pump now available with PVC liquid end The ecosmart diaphragm metering pump is a solution for medium-sized requirements on a smaller investment budget. It is said to be a fle..
HP Innovations: HPInnovations
New diode laser caters to range of applicationsServomex Groups SERVOTOUGH LaserCompact 2900 (Fig. 1), a tuneable diode laser (TDL), is designed to deliver true continuous in-situ monitoring acro..