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Viewpoint: The need for change—Why the industry is looking at crude-to-chemicals
Birdsall, C., ExxonMobil

As the world’s population increases and living standards continue to improve, the demand for energy and chemicals is stronger than ever before.

Adapting instrumentation to the needs of refineries
Carlson, D., Cychosz, D., Emerson Automation Solutions

Oil refineries provide a smorgasbord of challenging applications for instrumentation engineers and technicians.

Hydrocarbon Processing Awards

Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication, has announced the finalists for its second annual awards.

Ensure a truly rigorous relief valve sizing method
Guner, U., Bryan Research & Engineering, Inc.

Pressure relief valves (PRVs) protect equipment from excessive overpressure and, in case of emergency situations, they should ensure a sufficient discharge of mass to reduce the pressure below the recommended pressure limits.

Six considerations for turbomachinery control upgrades
Egbuna, C., Rockwell Automation

Increasing competitive pressures in process industries, including oil and gas, are driving dramatic changes in the operational needs of process plants, utilities and pipelines.

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Construction Boxscore: Project Spotlight

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Project: Sidi Rezine Refinery Revamp
Location: Baraki, Algeria
Operator: Sonatrach
Cost: $908 MM
Capacity: 3.6 Mtpy
Completion date: 2019
Status: Under construction
Project: Shannon LNG Project
Location: Kerry, Ireland
Operator: Shannon LNG Terminal
Cost: $1,160 MM
Capacity: 1 Bscf/d
Completion date: 2020
Status: Planning
Project: Gulf Coast Growth Ventures Project
Location: Portland, Texas
Operator: Gulf Coast Growth Ventures
Cost: $10 Billion
Capacity: 1.8 Mtpy
Completion date: 2024
Status: Planning
Project: ENCINA Chemicals BTX Plant Project
Location: Gillette, Wyoming
Operator: ENCINA Chemicals
Cost: Undetermined
Capacity: 100 Mtpy
Completion date: 2020
Status: Proposed