December 2017


Editorial Comment: Hydrocarbon Processing forecasts $361 B in total HPI spending in 2018

What is the state of the global hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI)?

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

What is the state of the global hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI)? Which regions and sectors are seeing growth, and which are stagnant, or possibly shrinking? These were some of the questions that Hydrocarbon Processing editors addressed at the 44th Annual Hydrocarbon Processing Forecast Breakfast. The forecast presentations provided attendees with insights into major trends affecting the downstream HPI, including forecast capital, maintenance and operating expenditures for the petrochemical, refining and gas processing/LNG industries for 2018. The event also included the launch of Hydrocarbon Processing’s HPI Market Data 2018. This market outlook spans more than 120 pages with more tha

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