Refining

Saudi Aramco plans expansion in India with new unit

NEW DELHI (Reuters) — Oil giant Saudi Aramco will open an Indian subsidiary next week, three sources said, as the top global oil exporter looks to tap rising demand and invest in the world's third-biggest consumer.

Venezuela confirms discussing Citgo collateral swap with Rosneft

MOSCOW (Reuters) — Venezuela’s oil minister confirmed on Wednesday that state oil company PDVSA is negotiating to swap Russian oil producer Rosneft’s collateral in Venezuelan-owned, US-based refiner Citgo, adding that results are expected “very soon.”

AFPM Summit '17: Daily editions of the official conference newspaper

AUSTIN -- Enclosed are digital copies of the daily editions of the official conference newspaper of the AFPM 2017 Operations & Process Technology Summit, held at the JW Marriott.

India's Reliance makes first purchase of US crude

NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) — India’s Reliance Industries Ltd has purchased crude oil cargoes from the United States for the first time, drawn by the lower price for US oil versus global benchmarks, three trade sources said on Tuesday.

People

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

EnLink Midstream has named Rhonda L. Price to succeed Jennifer K. Johnson as Senior VP of human resources.

Show Preview: ADIPEC

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The 20th edition of Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) will take place 13–16 November at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

Global Project Data

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database is tracking more than 1,700 active downstream construction projects around the world.

Industry Perspectives: What is the future of the global HPI?

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Over the past year, the world has witnessed significant downstream capacity growth in all sectors of the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI).

Roundtable: The reality of process safety risk

Cline, G., Keim, K., Aberdeen Group; Neill, M., Petrotechnics North America; Thomas, J., Process Improvement Institute

Unavoidably, process safety risks are often managed in different parts of an organization.

Engineering Case Histories: Case 98—Why performing calculations is important to an engineer’s career

Sofronas, A., Consulting Engineer

Engineering calculations can help an engineer’s career by controlling the risks taken. The author has followed this path.