Rhodes, Mike

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

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Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Refinery utilization rates in the US, encouraged by the high driving season demand, continued to rise following the end of the heavy maintenance season. Regional demand in Asia continued lending suppo..

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Gulf Publishing Company is saddened to announce the passing of Les Kane, longtime editor of Hydrocarbon Processing, after an extended illness.

China’s ‘energy revolution’ strives for sustainable growth

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

China's energy demand, particularly for petroleum and other liquids, is rapidly increasing as its industrial and transportation infrastructures expand.

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Recent news events in the global HPI.

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Up-to-dateata tables and figures illustrate the state of the worldwide HPI, including cracking spreads, margins and utilization rates.

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What's happening in the world of HPI executives.

Overcoming the challenges of the ‘great crew change’

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) is facing a daunting challenge in the near future: In the next five to seven years, approximately 50% of the workforce will retire in what many are calling the ‘great crew change.’ The next generation of engineers, operators, technicians and skilled workers must step up to continue the pursuit of technological innovations and industry growth.

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UAE FCC catalyst manufacturing facility completes Phase 1W. R. Grace & Co. and JV partner Al Dahra Agriculture Co. marked the commissioning of a new catalyst logistics silo terminal (pictured) and the..

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Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

US refinery utilization rates have returned to summer operating levels. Crude oil pricing supports higher cracking margins for gasoline in US and European markets. Asian margins fell as increasing sup..

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KBC Advanced Technologies Plc. has appointed Eric Dodd as CFO of the KBC Group. He will succeed interim CFO Andrew Hebb and serve as a member of KBC’s executive committee. Mr. Dodd will be appoin..