HP In Brief: HPIn Brief
US demand grows for wood-plastic compositeUS demand for wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber is projected to advance by over 13% per year to $5.4 billion in 2015, creating a market for 2.6 billio..
HP Impact: BP’s energy outlook to 2030
Global energy demand will continue to grow over the next 20 years, albeit at a slowing annual rate, fueled by economic and population growth in non-OECD countries. Increased energy efficiency and stro..
HP Impact: Octagonal opportunity for carbon capture
Filtering CO2 from factory smokestacks is a necessary, but expensive, part of many manufacturing processes. However, a collaborative research team from the National Institute of Standards and Technolo..
HP Construction: North America
UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, will provide technology to produce propylene at Dow Chemical Co.s production site in Texas. Dow Texas Operations will use Honeywell UOP C3 Oleflex technology in a n..
HP Construction: South America
Exterran Holdings, Inc., has a contract from Petrobras for the design, fabrication and sale of a major natural gas processing and treating facility in Itau, Bolivia. The facility is a dew-point gas pr..
HP Construction: Europe
BASF will build a single-train 300,000 metric-tpy production plant for toluene diisocyanate (TDI) at its site in Ludwigshafen, Germany. It will also expand additional plants for TDI precursors by cons..
HP Construction: Middle East
Qatargas has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Samsung Engineering Ltd. for a diesel hydrotreater (DHT) unit that will treat 54,000 bpsd of diesel, from high-sulf..
HP Construction: Asia Pacific
Total is consolidating its positions in petrochemicals in Asia with a new expansion and upgrading project for the Daesan complex in South Korea, which the group owns with Samsung as part of the Samsun..
HP Innovations: HPInnovations
IVD vacuum vessel aids in corrosion prevention Fig. 1. The IVD vacuum vessel applies aluminum coatings for corrosion protection. Thermal processing systems manufac..
Top-entering mixer seal Chemineer, Inc.s new brochure provides information on its ChemSeal top-entering mixer seal. The brochure describes the seals technical details and identifies i..
Portable flowmeter offers rapid response The new DXN portable ultrasonic flow and heat meter is said to be built on a truly unique, rugged hardware platform that leverages modern micro-processing..