Mike Rhodes

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff,

Innovations

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

What are the latest advancements in HPI technologies? This month’s Innovations section details the tools and technologies that are optimizing plant operations.

Industry Metrics

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

U.S. Gulf Coast margins increased, supported by unplanned refinery outages that limited a stronger recovery in run rates and kept product outputs relatively supressed.

Innovations

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

What are the latest advancements in HPI technologies? This month’s Innovations section details the tools and technologies that are optimizing plant operations.

People

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The board of directors of Haldor Topsoe A/S has appointed Roeland Baan as new CEO as of June 1.

Innovations

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

BASF has commercially launched Fourtune, a new fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalyst product for gasoil feedstock.

People

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Honeywell has named John Gugel as President of Honeywell UOP.

Industry Metrics

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

In the US, improved domestic gasoline demand and tighter middle distillate and fuel oil markets drove refinery margins to a new all-time high, and Atlantic Basin product markets saw gains across the barrel.

People

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The BASF board of executive directors has made several personnel changes.

Industry Metrics

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Reduced refinery output caused by planned and unplanned refinery outages, and record-breaking gasoline export levels and strong diesel inventory drawdowns, drove US margins to a record 3-yr high in April.

Industry Metrics

Mike Rhodes, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Atlantic Basin markets strengthened amid the onset of refinery maintenance season, while US support came from higher gasoline demand and gasoline price adjustments from the switch to summer RVP.