October 2012

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HP Insight: Changes in the world order

The only constant is change. In the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI), change facilitates new discoveries process technologies and products to resolve problems. Likewise, change reshapes markets f..

Romanow, Stephany, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The only constant is change. In the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI), change facilitates new discoveries process technologies and products to resolve problems. Likewise, change reshapes markets for hydrocarbon-based transportation fuels and petrochemical markets. HPI companies do survive on their flexibility and adaptability to meet change and to grow. Beginning in the 1970s, new concerns for the environmental and following legislation and policies regarding on air, water and land issues set forth a wave change that HPI had and still must find the resilience to meet the new laws and thrive. Not all is good. In some case, history has proven that several emotional and environmentally dri

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