HP In Brief: HPIn Brief
Marathon limits flaring The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice recently announced an agreement with Marathon Petroleum Co. that has already reduced air pollution fr..
HP Innovations: HPInnovations
Catalyst boosts H2 output, cuts costsHaldor Topsøe recently introduced a low-methanol, low-temperature shift (LTS) catalyst, LK-853 FENCE, which presents new opportunities for hydrogen and ammoni..
HP Construction: North America
Fluor Corp. was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract by Joule to design and build a renewable fuel production facility in New Mexico. The facility is intende..
HP Construction: Latin America
The Siemens Industry Automation Division will equip the Refineria de Cartagena S.A. (Reficar) refinery in Cartagena, Colombia, with an integrated water-treatment solution that is to form the heart of ..
HP Construction: Europe
BASF will increase its capacity for cyclohexane oxidation at its Antwerp Verbund site by about 50,000 tpy. The total investment amounts to about 10 million. Cyclohexane oxidation products are im..
HP Construction: Middle East
W. R. Grace & Co. has signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture (JV) with Al Dahra Agricultural Co. to build and operate a fluid catalytic-cracking (FCC) catalysts and additives pla..
HP Construction: Asia Pacific
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has a contract from Solvay for a major, specialty polymers production plant to be built at Solvays industrial site in Changshu, Jiangsu, China. Officials estimate t..
HP Impact: China hungry for thermoplastics
Newly discovered plastic blends are helping to satisfy the huge demand for thermoplastics being brought about by Chinas swelling home retail industry, according to a new report by market intelli..
HP Impact: Major increase in Alberta oil sands employment
Albertas oil sands industry, which employed just over 20,000 workers in 2011, is projected to grow its workforce by 73% by 2021, according to a new report released by the Petroleum Human Resourc..
HP Impact: Industrial valve market growing
The world market for valves used by industry will grow to $65 billion per year in 2017 (Table 1), adding more than $10 billion to current annual sales. This projection is in the latest forecast by the..
HP Impact: Society urges GHS compliance
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has been preparing health, safety and environment (HSE) professionals for major compliance changes that are required by the United Nations (UN..
HP Associations: A wealth of knowledge at AFPM annual meeting
At Marchs American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM, formerly known as the NPRA) annual meeting in San Diego, California, it seems everyone had some important knowledge to share. Nowhe..
HP Associations: Industry gears up for 2012 International Refining and Petrochemical Conference
Leading hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) executives and technical experts will come together 1214 June in Milan, Italy, to share ideas and knowledge relating to the industry at Hydrocarbon ..
Global energy-testing website With the launch of GlobalEnergyTesting.com, Bruker aims to bring together the global petrochemical community to foster collaboration and shared learning among all petroch..
Hydrogen pressure sensor certified for use on fuel-cell vehicles The AST 2000H2 hydrogen ASIC pressure sensor can be used on hydrogen-powered vehicles and applications, such as on-board vehicle cylind..