HP Brief: Brief
Galveston Bay refineryMarathon Petroleum has closed its transaction with BP to purchase several assets, including the 451,000-bpd refinery located in Texas City, Texas. The refinery will be renamed an..
HP Industry Perspectives: EU leans forward on clean-fuel strategies
In late January 2013, the European Commission (EC) announced ambitious measures to ensure the buildup and standardization of alternative fueling stations across Europe. Much of the earlier EC policy i..
HP Impact: Chevron hit with hefty penalties for Richmond refinery fire
The California Division of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) issued 25 citations against Chevron USA, with proposed penalties totaling nearly $1 million, for state safety st..
HP Impact: Shale gas possible catalyst for US export growth
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) recently released a report in which it stated that the US chemical manufacturing sector is one of the most important beneficiaries of the surplus of inexpensive na..
HP Impact: Biofuel mandate vacated; agency responds by increasing mandate 60%
In late January, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit vacated the US Environmental Protection Agencys (EPAs) 2012 cellulosic biofuel mandate, concluding that its forecast was in ..
HP Innovations: Innovations
Coating system gets European patentHempels Ultra-High Solids and Speed (UHSS), a two-coat protective paint system certified for C5-M and C4 corrosive environments, has been granted a patent from..
Company demos energy savings in latest instructive video Motion Industries has released its first video for 2013 to its MiHow2 channel, the product/application solutions series. The video, How t..
Explosion-proof approvals received for Sitrans magnetic flowmetersSiemens ½-in. to 12-in. line of Sitrans magnetic flowmeters has added approvals for FM Class 1 Division 1, Groups A, B, C a..