Announcing Hydrocarbon Processing's 2018 Award Winners!

Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream sector's leading technical publication, has announced the winners for its second annual awards. The Hydrocarbon Processing Awards celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year. 

The awards covered 12 key categories in the hydrocarbon processing industry. This year, more than 80 nominations were submitted from 18 countries and voted on by the Hydrocarbon Processing Awards' esteemed advisory board.

2018 Winners

Best Digitalization Technology

AquavistaTM—Veolia Water Technologies

Best Analyzer Technology

Verax Digital Crude Signature Analyzer, JP3 Measurement

Best Asset Integrity Technology

OTE GT 15 Lubricants, Eni SpA

Best Automation Technology

EcoStruxureTM Profit Advisor—Schneider Electric

Best Catalyst Technology

Granite™ FCC Catalyst, Albemarle

Best Gas Processing Technology

Benz-Freesm Technology, McDermott

Best Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Implementation

FlareGuardian, Zeeco, Inc.

Best Instrument Technology

Vanguard WirelessHART Toxic and Combustible Gas Detector—United Electric Controls

Best Modeling Technology


Best Refining Technology

ConvExsm HF Alkylation Conversion Technology—DuPont Clean Technologies

Lifetime Achievement

Norman Lieberman—Process Chemicals Inc.

Most Promising Engineer

Sabrina Hermann—Siemens

The 2018 HP Awards were generously sponsored by: AspenTech, Eni, Fluor and KBR. 

For additional information, please contact Melissa Smith, Events Director - Downstream.