After a bitter labor battle, INEOS Grangemouth reopensINEOS Grangemouth (UK) has reopened its petrochemicals plant and oil refinery in Scotland. The reopening comes after negotiations with the employe..
HP Industry Perspectives: Middle East threatened by North American petrochemical exports
North American petrochemical producers have had lofty margins in recent years, given ample ethane feedstocks derived from the regional shale boom.Those margins, in turn, are leading to plans for new c..
HP Impact: Fossil fuels dominate global primary energy consumption
Oil, natural gas and coal accounted for 87% of global primary energy consumption in 2012, according to a new Worldwatch Institute study. The relative weight of these energy sources keeps shifting, alt..
HP Impact: Bipartisan fuel policy recommendations for US Congress
A bipartisan group called the US Energy Security Council, comprising former military, business and political leaders, has issued policy recommendations for the US Congress as it grapples with fuel-rel..
HP Impact: Global slowdown in annual CO2 emissions
Research published by the Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR) indicates that global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions increased by only 1.1% in 2012, yielding a slowdown in annual ..
HP Forecast: HPI Market Data 2014 Executive Summary
This summary provides a "sneak peek" at Hydrocarbon Processing's HPI Market Data 2014. This comprehensive report investigates present and projected future trends in refining, natural gas and petrochemical industries. Topics include spending forecasts and construction projects derived from HP's Construction Boxscore database; global and regional changes in energy production and use; and developments in oil and natural gas processing. HPI Market Data 2014 also covers trends in economics, plant safety and the environment. This annual report is the hydrocarbon processing industry's premier source of market information for professionals working in the downstream.
Software combines crude management with designInvensys released its integrated Spiral CrudeSuite crude oil knowledge-management software (Fig. 1) with its SimSci PRO/II design and ROMeo optimization s..
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Innovative flow/level measurement and application solutions Fluid Components International (FCI) provides a wide range of innovative instrument solutions that are said to lower operating costs, i..
Humidity calibrator provides 12 hours of battery-powered use The upgraded S503 portable humidity calibrator includes an optional battery pack for conducting calibrations at sites without electric..