Mike Rhodes

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff,

IRPC Operations: Succeeding in the Chemical World of Tomorrow

In Session 27: Refining-Petrochemical Integration, Sophie Babusiaux, Senior Technology Manager for Axens, presented a session titled, “Succeeding in the Chemical World of Tomorrow,” followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

IRPC Operations: Dynamic load case for coke drum foundation bolt design

In Session 22: Maintenance and Reliability, John Tharakan, Advisor Engineering-Static, Suncor Energy, presented a session titled, “Dynamic load case for coke drum foundation bolt design,” followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

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.

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.