HP Impact: Natural gas vehicles could be gaining traction
Natural gas vehicles could be gaining tractionA new report from PIRA Energy Group says that the sheer volume of US recoverable gas resources relative to expected demand suggests that benchmark Henry H..
HP Impact: Marginal increase forecast in North American lubricant market
Marginal increase forecast in North American lubricant marketAlthough it is estimated that there will be a 3% increase in tonnage carried by private fleet operators in the US through 2016, this is exp..
HP Impact: New nanoscale reference material to be known as P25
New nanoscale reference material to be known as P25The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new nanoscale reference material for use in a wide range of environmental, hea..
HP Impact: Increased coal-to-olefins processes in China
Increased coal-to-olefins processes in ChinaChinas significant domestic supply of coal, combined with a domestic shortage of several key chemical feedstocks, especially ethylene and propylene, a..
New fuel standards in the USThe US government recently finalized standards that will increase fuel economy to the equivalent of 54.5 mpg for cars and light-duty trucks by model year 2025. When combine..
HP Innovations: Innovations
Invensys introduces new technology offeringsSoftware and technology provider Invensys Operations Management recently released a program to help clients modernize and improve the performance of aging c..
HP Construction: North America
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has a contract from Methanex Corp. to provide engineering, procurement and construction services for a methanol production facility in Louisiana. Officials estimate the c..
HP Construction: South America
A subsidiary of Foster Wheeler AGs Global Engineering and Construction Group has a contract from Petrobras for a world-scale grassroots gas-to-chemicals complexComplexo Gás-Quími..
HP Construction: Europe
Clariant has inaugurated what is said to be Germanys biggest pilot plant for producing climate-friendly cellulose ethanol from agricultural waste. Located in Straubing, Bavaria, and supported by..
HP Construction: Middle East
KAR Group has announced the third expansion of its Kalak refinery to 185,000 bpd. Process units and utilities are being provided by Ventech Engineers LLC of Pasadena, Texas. Ventech has provided modul..
HP Construction: Asia-Pacific
Jilin Qianyuan Energy Development has selected Chemtex, along with Black & Veatchs patented PRICO LNG technology, to deliver a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility. Expected to be complete..
Video highlights steam system designSpirax Sarcos Steam DesignPro video commercial, hosted on the Spirax Sarco YouTube channel, demonstrates the softwares capabilities to mechanical engine..
Clamp-on process meter The CL420 clamp-on process meter is said to safely measure 0120 mA DC process-control signals without breaking the loop. Typical applications include distributed control s..