Royal Dutch Shell has declared force majeure on base chemicals from its ethylene cracker at its Bukom manufacturing site in Singapore following an outage.
HTRI, a provider of research, software and services to the thermal process industries, has acquired SmartPM from IHS Markit, a business information provider.
Neste has begun maintenance at its Porvoo refinery early, due to a recent process disruption in a production line.
Valero Energy Corp. shut the large crude distillation unit and a coking unit at the 335 Mbpd Port Arthur, Texas, refinery as part of an ongoing plant-wide overhaul.
Motiva Enterprises will proceed with a two-month overhaul of the hydrocracker at the Port Arthur refinery at the end of September, instead of postponing the work.
Shell Australia has chosen Emerson to provide automation maintenance and reliability services for Shell’s Prelude FLNG facility.
If you have ever encountered a situation where an equipment manufacturer declined to offer warranties, allow us to share three case histories.
In Part 1 of this article, the assistance provided by standardizations to gain improved vessel performance—vessel outer diameter (OD), component metallurgies, manways and saddles—was discussed.
Coke drums in many operating plants experience foundation bolt failures.
The delayed coking unit is a critical part of a refinery’s crude oil process flow and profitability.