Crowley, B.

Competitive Analysis Technologies, Houston, TX

HPInternet: The FCC Network

Crowley, B., Competitive Analysis Technologies

The venerable fluid catalytic cracker (FCC), maker of high-value products and consumer of expensive catalysts, has its own spot on the Internet (http://www.thefccnetwork.com/). The FCC ..

HPInternet: Statistical review of world energy

Crowley, B., Competitive Analysis Technologies

This may well be one of the most valuable sites on the Internet for the oil and gas industry (http://www.bp.com/worldenergy/). Today, it is still called the BP Amoco Statistical Review of ..

HPInternet: Search Adobe PDF online

Crowley, B., Competitive Analysis Technologies

By now, most of us have heard of the Adobe Acrobat files with the extension "PDF." I used to think that acronym stood for "pretty damn fine," because the files were just that. Later I l..

HPInternet: West Texas Research Group Economics

Crowley, B., Competitive Analysis Technologies

If you are a frequent reader of this column, you know that we don't usually recommend company Web sites. This is because there are so many good ones, and we can't cover them all in a on..

HPInternet: Petroleum Association of Japan

Crowley, B., Competitive Analysis Technologies

This month, let's investigate the downstream industry in Japan (http://www.paj.gr.jp/). But first, a quick lesson in Internet detective work. This site contains valuable information concernin..

HPInternet: Encyclopedia Britannica

Crowley, B., Competitive Analysis Technologies

For many of us older folks, the main information source in our homes and at school was the encyclopedia. I remember my mother buying one big red book a week with groceries until we had ..

HPInternet: E-commerce in the downstream industry

Crowley, B., Competitive Analysis Technologies

In March, I had the honor of speaking at a PriceWaterhouseCoopers workshop called "Developing E-Business Strategy for Downstream Petroleum." Then, I stayed the next two days for the "In..

HPInternet: Oil Refinery Exercises

Crowley, B., Competitive Analysis Technologies

If you operate in the downstream sector, you need to know about the core of our industry - the petroleum refinery. Because of the vast resources of the Internet and the fantastic work d..

HPInternet: Canada – refined petroleum products industry

Crowley, B., Competitive Analysis Technologies

If Canada is in your downstream crosshairs, you will need to frequent a site brought to us by the folks at Industry Canada. Strategis is the name for a vast collection of Canadian data on the Internet..

HPInternet: Natural Gas Information and Educational Resources

Crowley, B., Competitive Analysis Technologies

Here is a fantastic Web site for those of you interested in natural gas. It provides a lot of information at one location, making it one of the best resource pages I've seen (http://www.naturalgas.org..