Thinnes, Billy

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, TX

Top HPI Projects

Romanow, Stephany, Thinnes, Billy, DuBose, Ben, Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Construction of HPI projects involves numerous risks for several parties. The design and construction of such complexes can take years, from project announcement to commissioning of the complexes. The..

HP Brief

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

After a bitter labor battle, INEOS Grangemouth reopensINEOS Grangemouth (UK) has reopened its petrochemicals plant and oil refinery in Scotland. The reopening comes after negotiations with the employe..

HP Impact: Fossil fuels dominate global primary energy consumption

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Oil, natural gas and coal accounted for 87% of global primary energy consumption in 2012, according to a new Worldwatch Institute study. The relative weight of these energy sources keeps shifting, alt..

HP Impact: Bipartisan fuel policy recommendations for US Congress

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

A bipartisan group called the US Energy Security Council, comprising former military, business and political leaders, has issued policy recommendations for the US Congress as it grapples with fuel-rel..

HP Impact: Global slowdown in annual CO2 emissions

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Research published by the Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR) indicates that global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions increased by only 1.1% in 2012, yielding a slowdown in annual ..

HP Brief

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

LNG terminal to be built in Uruguay GDF Suez has signed a 15-year contract with Gas Sayago for LNG storage and regasification services in Uruguay. Commercial operation of the new terminal is expected ..

HP Impact: Stolen Nigerian crude oil and profits laundered around the world

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Nigeria lost at least 100,000 bpd of oil, around 5% of total output, in the first quarter of 2013 to theft from its onshore and swamp operations alone, a new Chatham House report estimates. This illic..

HP Impact: US demand for water treatment chemicals

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Demand for water treatment chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 3.2% per year to $6.7 billion in 2017. Gains will reflect not only healthy growth in the oil, gas and mining industries and a rebound..

HP Impact: Unconventional oil and gas to boost US trade position

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The economic and employment contributions from US unconventional oil and gas production are now being felt throughout the US economy, increasing household incomes, boosting trade and contributing to a..

HP Brief

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Changes on the horizon at Harburg refineryNynas has received approval from the European Commission to take over production and responsibility for the base oil plant and associated production units at ..