Rhodes, Mike

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

Innovations

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Librestream and ecom, a Pepperl+Fuchs brand, have collaborated on an innovation for asset analysis and safety inspections in hazardous locations: the Onsight Cube-Ex wearable camera.

Industry Metrics

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

In the US, continued gasoline–related tightening exerted upside pressure on prices, despite improvement in refinery throughputs as refineries returned online.

People

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Stress Engineering Services Inc. (SES) has promoted Kenneth Bhalla to Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Innovations

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Alfa Laval has introduced wide-opening design plates in its Packinox heat exchangers.

Industry Metrics

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

A combination of planned and unplanned refinery outages affected US gasoline production, resulting in considerable declines in inventory levels.

People

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Geoffrey Somary has been named CEO of Ipsen Group worldwide, succeeding Thorsten Krüger, who will move to the company’s advisory board. Since 2005, Mr. Somary has held several senior positions within Ipsen.

Innovations

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Industrial workers can strengthen their grasp of production and make more informed operating decisions with the new Allen-Bradley CompactLogix 5480 controller by Rockwell Automation.

Industry Metrics

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

All main US products performed positively as refinery product outputs declined considerably and led to a fall in inventory levels, fueling bullish sentiment.

People

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

MFG Chemical has promoted Barry Lassiter to VP of operations, where he will be responsible for MFG’s three plants in the Dalton, Georgia area and the recently acquired 26.7-acre plant in Pasadena, Texas.

Innovations

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Engineers tasked with finding a green solution to waste gas emissions from hydrocarbon storage tanks during loading and unloading operations will find that the ST100 series thermal flowmeter from Fluid Components International (FCI) supports tank vapor recovery systems, which help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.