Nichols, Lee

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

Industry Perspectives

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In late September, Hydrocarbon Processing hosted the International Refining and Petrochemical Conference (IRPC) in Houston, Texas (U.S.)—the first in-person IRPC in nearly 3 yr.


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Anchorage Investments has shortlisted four companies to build its $2-B Anchor Benitoite petrochemical complex project in Ain Sokhna, Egypt.

Editorial Comment: Hydrocarbon Processing recognizes the latest innovations at its sixth-annual HP Awards

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On October 12, Hydrocarbon Processing hosted its annual HP Awards at the Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa in Houston, Texas.

Editorial Comment: Announcing the nominees for the 2022 Top Projects awards

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Since the mid-2010s, Hydrocarbon Processing has recognized the top refining and petrochemical projects of the year.

Industry Perspectives: Hydrocarbon Processing to announce winners of sixth annual HP Awards

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On October 12, Hydrocarbon Processing will be announcing the winners of the 2022 HP Awards.

2022 HP Awards Finalists

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Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication for 100 yr, has announced the finalists for its sixth annual HP Awards, which celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year.

Editorial Comment: Our purpose: 100 yr of striving to deliver technical editorial excellence to the HPI

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One hundred years ago, a group of individuals saw a need to disseminate the latest technologies and know-how to improve refining operations, safety, management and profitability. At the time, World War 1 had ended roughly 4 yr prior, and global gasoline demand expanded immensely. In turn, new refining capacity was being built around the world to increase production to satisfy burgeoning demand. Simultaneously, new discoveries were being made to produce plastics, fertilizers and other petrochemical products.

HP Flashback

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HP Flashback is a mixture of technical articles, columns and headlines published through the decades by Hydrocarbon Processing. This collection of excerpts provides a look into the major technological advancements and topics/trends in the hydrocarbon processing industry during that timeframe.

History of the HPI

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Over the last 9 mos, Hydrocarbon Processing has provided a detailed history of the origins and evolution of the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI). This robust analysis chronicled the beginnings of the modern refining and petrochemical industries through the technological advancements that have created the global energy juggernaut the industry has become today.

Industry Pioneers: The people that have advanced the HPI for more than 150 yr

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Carl von Linde was a German scientist and engineer who pioneered new technologies in refrigeration and the invention of air separation and gas liquefaction processes. In the 1870s, Linde’s studies led to an efficient design for refrigeration.