Blume, Adrienne

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

HP Innovations

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Coatings line wins innovation awardHempel’s HEMPADUR AvantGuard range of products won the 2014 European Frost & Sullivan Award for the category of new product innovation. To be presented on May 1..

US petrochemical construction boom and refining margins cushion profits

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Domestic refiners and petrochemical producers will face changing supply and demand conditions, particularly as the sharp decrease in oil prices influences drilling decisions.

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Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

A joint industry project (JIP) has been launched between Swagelining Ltd., Saudi Aramco and The Welding Institute (TWI) to conduct investigations into the use of polymer lining in carbon steel (CS) pipelines.

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Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Corrosion prevention for high-TAN refiningFor petroleum refiners, improving profitability by processing high-total-acid-number (high-TAN) crude oils requires an investment in high-temperature corrosio..

HP Gas Processing: Gas suppliers eye China as global LNG trade readjusts

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Between 2010 and 2014, the largest volume of new gas import capacity was seen in Asia, which brought online 67 MMtpy of capacity. Asia is expected to continue leading the world in new gas import capac..

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Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

AVEVA NET software is cloud readyAVEVA has implemented a number of improvements to AVEVA NET, its information management software (Fig. 1). Customer feedback has shown that these improvements enhance ..

HP Innovations

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Conductivity meter resolves SDA dosingA major Asian refinery approached Stanhope-Seta and D-2 Technologies to assess its options for automatic dosing of static dissipater additive (SDA) in the jet fue..

Editors’/Readers’ Choice 2014

Romanow, Stephany, DuBose, Ben, Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

According to Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database, over $1.143 trillion in announced global projects are at various stages of development. Using the Boxscore Database, HP editors identified 12 projects that will have the highest impact to the global or regional downstream industry. HP readers voted online to select the top project in each category.

HP Gas Processing: Rocking the LNG boat: FLNG projects get liquefaction off the ground

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Floating LNG (FLNG) projects have been receiving much attention recently as a flexible, alternative solution to onshore LNG projects. A review of major planned and under-construction floating liquefaction projects shows how the technology is gaining ground around the world.

HP Forecast: 2015 downstream forecast reaches all-time high

Romanow, Stephany, DuBose, Ben, Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

In 2015, the HPI’s capital, maintenance and operating budgets are expected to exceed $324 B. Global announced project spending continues to surge to satisfy increasing demand for petroleum products.