Rhodes, Mike

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

Industry Metrics

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The US gasoline market received a boost from a gasoline supply outage on the East Coast, despite overall supply-side pressure resulting from higher regional refinery intakes.

Innovations

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

To test developments of pumps and systems under even more realistic conditions, LEWA has inaugurated a specially developed container test bench that will be used for experiments with hot or explosive fluids.

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Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

US refinery intake was affected by heavy rain, floods and tornadoes in the Midwest, contributing to inventory drawdowns and supporting the jet/kerosene and diesel markets.

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.