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Special Report: Gas Processing Developments
Build a better NGL sour water stripping unit
Better design practices can enhance process performance
Small-scale LNG facility development
Include these vital design characteristics for improved project costs
Optimize your search for sulfur-recovery technology
New simulation techniques can clearly define sulfur reactions and processes for TGTUs
Consider optimized iron-redox processes to remove sulfur
New processing developments are overcoming operational obstacles of older units
Reduce underside corrosion in aboveground storage tanks
Follow these guidelines to avoid leaks
Increase power and efficiency of LNG refrigeration compressor drivers
All-electric-driven plants can offer many benefits
HP Reliability: Consider axial thrust monitoring
Centrifugal pumps and most other dynamic fluid machines incorporate impellers and similar rotating elements that generate axial thrust. This thrust must be taken up by a suitably dimens..
HPInternet: Technical forums for engineering professionals
An Internet forum is a discussion area where folks with similar concerns get together to share their thoughts and questions on a topic of mutual concern. This site hosts virtual forums ..
HP Automation Safety: Importance of the safety manual
It is the beginning of 2003, a good time for improving process safety. The new IEC 61511 standard for the process industries has passed voting on part 1 (the meat!). Most in the U.S. ex..
HP Integration Strategies: Operational excellence: future of the process industries
The process industries face enormous challenges such as cyclical markets with increasing volatility, an extraordinarily high distribution of manufacturing capital assets with their asso..
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HP Innovations: HPInnovations
Ethanol blending methods receive patents Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of ChevronTexaco Corp., has received company patents on low-emissions gasolines containing ethanol and methods..
New company With the acquisition of DSM Petrochemicals by SABIC, all DSM Petrochemicals activities will continue under the company name - SABIC Euro Petrochemicals. All relevant l..
Snap-on root-cause, plugged-line and quick-check diagnostics Four new advanced diagnostics SNAP-ON applications have been added to the AMS predictive maintenance software. This reported..
HP Construction: HPIn Construction
FEEP contract in China Foster Wheeler Ltd.'s UK subsidiary has a contract for a front-end loading and engineering package (FEEP) with BASF Aktiengesellschaft and Huntsman International ..
Strategies for cost-effective H2S removal Full-color brochure from Gas Technology Products LLC highlights its liquid- and solid-media desulfurization technologies to sweeten gas strea..
HP In Brief: HPIn Brief
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HP Impact: Industry executive looks at downstream’s future
Here is a brief excerpt from remarks given by Paul Skinner, Managing Director, Royal Dutch / Shell Group. Speaking at an energy conference in London, he shared his candid insights into ..
HP Impact: Most favorable conditions for successful e-commerce
A new study identifies the U.S., UK and Canada as the nations with the best overall environments for e-commerce. Sustained policy initiatives and inherent environmental factors are keys..
HP Impact: Will China’s new leaders alter energy policies?
The most recent changes of the top leadership in China will not lead to any immediate major policy changes in the country, say analysts with FACTS, Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii. Hu Jintao is ..
HP Impact: Survey tabulates what construction execs want
Hiring may be down as the economy slows, but leading engineering, construction and architecture firms say they're spending more to train their senior executives. Respondents from 782 in..
HP Impact: Clean diesel workshop attracts industry reps
Over 260 attended the EPA/NPRA Clean Diesel Implementation Workshop held in Houston Nov. 20 - 21, 2002, to discuss the fuels industry concerns about supply and distribution of ultra-low..
Valve signatures and partial stroke testing
The technology can be used on any valve without shutting down the process
Many unknowns for availability of ‘clean’ diesel
Within 30 months, the U.S. refining industry is expected to be producing ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) - 15-ppm sulfur. According to the ULSD rule, this fuel product has several import..
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