Weirauch, Wendy

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

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Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Nano technology's implications Recognizing the possibility for "a looming global energy crisis of an unimaginably large scale," Ellen Stechel, mana..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Oil market vigor positioned to persist, says economist

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The virtual seizing-up of large parts of global money markets is a very serious event. A healthy, functioning money market is absolutely central to the functioning of a modern economy. So says Adam Si..

HP Impact: HPImpact: EU engine maker asks: Is bumpy road ahead for fuels?

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Until the mid-1980s, not much attention was paid to gasoline and diesel fuel quality. However, from the mid-1980s to early 1990s in Europe, an increasing awareness developed over quality. With Euro I ..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Expert assesses chemical facility security in US

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Citing the potential for acts of terrorism on any of the thousands of chemical processing plants throughout the country, M. Sam Mannan, a Texas A&M University chemical engineering professor and author..

HP Impact: Project activity sends control valve market to double-digit growth

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The global control valve market is in the midst of a phase of unprecedented growth due to booming Greenfield plants in developing countries and exploding investment in oil and gas exploration and prod..

HP Impact: North America tight on domestic natural gas: outlook for imports

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The share of natural gas use has grown worldwide from 19% of the total world primary energy to 23% over the past 25 years. In the US, natural gas represented 22% of total primary energy use in 2006. A..

HP Impact: Coal-fired power plant escalations to continue, says study

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

By 2011, the world is forecast to be operating 1.6-million MW of installed capacity, according to an updated study from the McIlvaine Company. In 2020, approximately 2.1 million MW of installed capaci..

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Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Rewards of cutting energy waste A new analysis commissioned by the United Nations Foundation, a nonprofit advocacy and grant-making organization, f..

HP Impact: Global LNG demand reveals regional swings in first-half 2007

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Initial estimates for the first half of 2007 (1H07) show that global LNG demand reached 86 million metric tons (MMton). This represents a 6.3-MMton increase-or 8%-when compared to the first half of 20..

HP Impact: Refinery conundrum lobs challenges,opportunities at EU

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Two decades of poor refining margins precipitated reduced refining capacity in Europe. With claims that a lack of refining capacity contributes to high oil prices, developing the refining industry has..