Air Liquide starts up SMR in La Porte, TexasAir Liquide recently celebrated the formal startup of a new steam methane reformer (SMR) in La Porte, Texas. The 120 million scfd of gaseous hydrogen (H2) p..
HP Impact: A new era of energy conservation
A new era of energy frugality is taking hold in the US, even as the economy slowly recovers, according to a survey from the Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions.Businesses are forging the way by targe..
HP Impact: E15 ethanol fuel can damage auto engines
Auto repair costs for consumers could rise due to adverse effects of fuel containing 15% ethanol blends (E15), according to new results from a two-year study on engine durability.The study was conduct..
HP Impact: Interventions avert pipeline shutdowns, enhance safety
T.D. Williamson (TDW) recently performed its first pipeline interventions in Belgium. The interventions made it possible for two nitrogen pipelines located in the Albert I Canal in Antwerp to be reloc..
HP Impact: The way we were: Impact in 1974
Hydrocarbon Processing has covered refining events large and small in its storied history. To provide an illustration of the more things change, the more they stay the same, have a look at..
HP Associations: HPI mulls technical innovations at IRPC in Milan, Italy
The third annual International Refining and Petrochemical Conference (IRPC) opened its doors in mid-June, bringing record crowds to Milan, Italy, as leading downstream players shared and debated new h..
HP Construction: North America
Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. LP has started up a new steam methane reformer (SMR) in La Porte, Texas, just east of Houston. The 120 million scfd of gaseous hydrogen produced by the SMR will feed ..
HP Construction: Middle East
Alfa Laval has won an order from a Korean engineering company to supply heat exchangers for a natural gas project in Saudi Arabia. The order value is approximately SEK 80 million, and delivery is sche..
HP Construction: Asia Pacific
A groundbreaking ceremony has taken place for Evoniks new hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) plant in China. The plant is scheduled to go online, with a production capacity of 230,000 metric tpy, at the e..
Flowmeters and controllers for severe industrial environmentsThe Porter Instrument 3600 series of digital mass flow instruments offers digital control electronics that are said to provide unparalleled..
Interactive guide for oil refineriesMETTLER TOLEDOs interactive guide for oil refineries gives a comprehensive overview of relevant industry standards, relevant tests and proposed measurement so..