HP Industry Perspectives: US-based ultra-low-sulfur gasoline rule released
In late March, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the long-awaited ruling for ultra-low-sulfur gasoline, also known as the Tier 3 rule. This proposed rule lowers the sulfur content ..
Centrica signs long-term North American LNG export contract with CheniereCentrica has an agreement with Cheniere Energy Partners to purchase 89 billion cubic feet of annual liquefied natural gas (LNG)..
HP Impact: Global oil flows shift from West to East
By 2020, crude oil trade flows west of Suez will drop by 4.2 MM bpd, while crude flows east of Suez will rise by 4.7 MM bpd (Fig. 1), according to a recently published report from ESAI Energy. The pri..
HP Impact: UK consumers buying less fuel at the pump
In the last 10 years, average UK fuel prices have almost doubled, rising from 73.68 p/l to 136.26 p/l for unleaded gasoline, and 75.57 p/l to 142.39 p/l for diesel. The latest retail marketing survey,..
HP Impact: US demand for corrosion inhibitors to reach $2.5 billion
US demand for corrosion inhibitors is forecast to rise 4.1% per year to $2.5 billion in 2017, with volume demand approaching 1.7 billion pounds (Table 1). Growth will be driven by higher oil and natur..
HP Impact: Poll says US citizens want more solar, wind and natural gas
No fewer than two in three US citizens want the country to put more emphasis on producing domestic energy using solar power (76%), wind (71%) and natural gas (65%). Far fewer want to emphasize the pro..
HP Associations: EMGC 2013 explores Eastern Mediterranean resource potential
Gulf Publishing Company held its inaugural Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC) at the Hilton Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus, from April 810. The event surpassed expectations in terms of both ..
HP Innovations: Innovations
Membrane element improves gas processingUOP's new Separex Flux+ membrane element is designed to increase natural gas processing capacity, compared with existing technology, allowing producers to captu..
Jacketed tube connector protects tubing, eliminates sleeves and sealing tape A companion piece to Swagelok jacketed tubing, the new Swagelok jacketed tube connector (JTC) connects jacketed tubing..
Surface-finishing microsite launchedSaint-Gobain Abrasives new Norton Bear-Tex microsite (www.NortonBeartex.com) supports its multipurpose innovative portfolio of nonwoven surface-conditioning p..