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Special Focus: Process Controls, Instrumentation and Automation
Identify anomalies among base prover volumes of bidirectional prover
It is important to accurately measure hydrocarbon commodities transferred through pipelines or marine terminals at the point where ownership of the commodity is transferred.
The propylene production gap is an opportunity for integrated downstream players—Part 1
Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Carbon Management / Catalysts / Economics / Engineering & Design / Environment / Polymers / Products / Asia/Pacific / Europe
Among the challenges in the global crude oil refining industry are the price volatility of raw materials and the pressure from society to reduce environmental impacts, as well as reduced margins.
Carbon formation and removal in the steam reforming process
Syngas produced by the steam reforming process is widely used across the refining and petrochemical industries for ammonia, methanol and hydrogen production.
Biofuels and Alternative/Renewable Fuels
Reaction control for hydrotreatment of bio-based oils in renewable diesel production
Environment & Safety / Process Control / Process Optimization / Refining / Biofuels / Carbon Management / Diesel / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Greenhouse Gases / Americas
Over the past few years, the carbon footprint of the transportation industry has drawn attention as an area where much can be done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Take the mystery out of running your LNG plant
Gas Processing/LNG / Process Control / Process Optimization / Refining / Compressors / Engineering & Design / Heat Transfer / Information Systems / Natural Gas
Many natural gas liquefaction plants with production capacities ranging from 0.5 MMtpy to 8 MMtpy use mixed refrigerants to cool and liquefy the feed.
Maintenance and Reliability
Differential thermal expansion and welding problems in dissimilar joint of carbon steel to austenitic stainless-steel piping in high-temperature applications
Joining dissimilar piping materials has found widespread application in various process plant piping, most notably in jacketed piping with carbon-steel jackets and austenitic stainless-steel core piping with stainless-steel end closures that require welding to carbon-steel jacket piping.
To improve maintenance, check out the view from the edge
Today’s hydrocarbon process manufacturing operations are almost unrecognizable from those of just 10 yr ago.
Energy savings through the renewal of cooling tower fan blades
The cooling water system in a refinery consists of four loops that can be operated independently.
Valves, Pumps and Turbomachinery
Maximizing the advantages of electric actuator diagnostics
Process Optimization / Refining / Equipment / Greenhouse Gases / Information Systems / Loss Prevention / People / Valves
Driven by stringent greenhouse gas emissions regulations and technical improvements, electric valve actuators are becoming increasingly common in applications throughout the process industry.
Editorial Comment: Celebrating the technologies and people in the global hydrocarbon processing industry
Environment & Safety / Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Control / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Carbon Management / Catalysts / Construction / Engineering & Design / Environment / Information Systems / Management / People / Polymers / Products / Safety / Americas / Asia/Pacific / Europe / Middle East
On October 11, Gulf Energy Information celebrated the inaugural Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards.
Executive Viewpoint: Overcoming challenges to build a scalable, reliable clean-H2 economy
Environment & Safety / Process Optimization / Carbon Management / Construction / Economics / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Gasoline / Greenhouse Gases / Hydrogen / Americas / Europe
The success of the energy transition hinges on creating a sustainable, reliable and affordable energy system for all.
Trends and Resources
Business Trends: Refinery transactions: A window of opportunity?
Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Biofuels / Construction / Crude oil / Economics / Products / Ammonia
In today's rapidly changing energy landscape, refinery transactions have become a focal point of investment discussions.
Emerson, a global software and engineering leader, is improving perimeter security for the DeltaV™ distributed control system with its new NextGen Smart Firewall, a purpose-built control system firewall designed to provide easy-to-install and easy-to-maintain perimeter security for all industries.
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