http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Russia tests armored plating to protect energy infrastructure from drones http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/russia-tests-armored-plating-to-protect-energy-infrastructure-from-drones/ Russia's state-owned Rostec corporation said on Thursday it has successfully conducted trials of armored plating designed to protect critical infrastructure from drone attacks, grenades and bullets. DuPont to drive PPE innovation, sustainability with stronger customer collaborations http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/dupont-to-drive-ppe-innovation-sustainability-with-stronger-customer-collaborations/ DuPont says it will strengthen collaborations with existing and new customers to propel innovation and sustainability in personal protective equipment (PPE). Update: Idemitsu Chiba CDU operating normally after lubricant plant's fire http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/update-idemitsu-chiba-cdu-operating-normally-after-lubricant-plants-fire/ Lubricant shipments from Idemitsu Kosan's Chiba refinery, near Tokyo, have been suspended due to a fire on Tuesday, but other facilities including a crude distillation unit (CDU) are operating normally. Mammoet completes heavy haul for Portugal's Sines Industrial Complex's ALBA project http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/06/mammoet-completes-heavy-haul-for-portugals-sines-industrial-complexs-alba-project/ The ALBA project will see significant expansion of the Sines Industrial Complex in Portugal. This large facility includes a linear polyethylene plant and a polypropylene plant.   Nigeria's Dangote Refinery says it is operating normally after fire http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/06/nigerias-dangote-refinery-says-it-is-operating-normally-after-fire/ Nigeria's Dangote Refinery is operating normally after a fire at its effluent treatment plant, it said on Wednesday, after videos circulated online of dark plumes of smoke at the 650,000-bpd facility. U.S. Chemical Safety Board issues final report into fatal 2022 fire at bp-Husky Refinery near Toledo, Ohio (U.S.) http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/06/us-chemical-safety-board-issues-final-report-into-fatal-2022-fire-at-bp-husky-refinery-near-toledo-ohio-us/ Today, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) issued its final investigation report into the fatal naphtha release and fire at the BP-Husky Toledo Refinery in Oregon, Ohio, on September 20, 2022, which resulted in the death of two bp employees. Accelerating the DCS of the future: Open process automation technology http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2024/june-2024/process-controls-instrumentation-and-automation/accelerating-the-dcs-of-the-future-open-process-automation-technology/ Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, PETRONAS operates all oil and gas resources in the country and is responsible for developing and adding value to them. Siemens and BASF collaborate on driving circular economy http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/06/siemens-and-basf-collaborate-on-driving-circular-economy/ Siemens Smart Infrastructure and BASF have announced the first electrical safety product to include components made from biomass-balanced plastics. Digital Exclusive-Flare system design: Liquid pockets in flare headers http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2024/june-2024/digital-exclusive/digital-exclusive-flare-system-design-liquid-pockets-in-flare-headers/ In this technical article, written by Saudi Aramco and Siemens Energy, the authors focus on areas where major benefits can be achieved early in the front-end engineering design (FEED) stage of flare header piping designs. Turning turnarounds into a competitive advantage through a digital ecosystem http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/06/turning-turnarounds-into-a-competitive-advantage-through-a-digital-ecosystem/ This article, written by ExxonMobil, details how the company uses a digital reality ecosystem to optimize maintenance and turnarounds.