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Special Report: Asset Performance Optimization
Fieldbus diagnostics: latest advancements optimize plant asset management
New field diagnostic profiles will benefit a wide range of automation stakeholders
Breaking down the silos between energy and asset management
Having them share a common platform offers several advantages
Improving data reconciliation and yield accounting
Here's how the Mathura Refinery's data reconciliation and yield accounting project was implemented
Consider new methods for bottom of the barrel processing-Part 2
New principles of molecule management dictate the best economics when upgrading residuum
Ensuring safe operations when fulfilling action item requirements
Consider implementing this criteria to accurately document the process
HP Control: Distillation column dual-temperature control-Part 1
This editorial takes issue with a claim by Mr. Greg Shinskey that distillation dual-composition control cannot be done effectively by a multivariable predictive controller (MPC), but can be done effec..
HP Reliability: How flawed reward systems cost you dearly
In a US trade journal, someone recently observed that "successful lean implementation needs reliable equipment to prevent disastrous consequences. Together, they increase production capacity, decrease..
HP Automation Safety: The ups and downs of mentoring
Although it seems like old news to me, I have recently read articles describing an eminent engineering talent shortage. It could be real, especially considering the economic pain of the present enviro..
HP Integration Strategies: Innovation in engineering data management
Bill Bosler, Guest columnist       Comments? Write: firstname.lastname@example.org  The current worldwide construction an..
HPIn Europe: Industry grapples with downshift as its greatest structural change looms
With all the handwringing over downstream losses for the end of 2009, it's been interesting to note the absence of what is often the first barricade that a CEO will duck behind. Apparently, this bad n..
Trends and Resources
Mass spectrometer offers improved sensitivityState-of-the-art BenchTOF-dx mass spectrometer is said to be unlike conventional technology. This new compact reflectron time-of-flight (TOF) instrument ge..
HP Construction: North America
BILLY THINNES, News Editor       Comments? Write: BT@HydrocarbonProcessing.com ConocoPhillips has announced the second phase ..
HP Construction: South America
BILLY THINNES, News Editor       Comments? Write: BT@HydrocarbonProcessing.com Topsøe has a contract supplying technolog..
HP Construction: Europe
BILLY THINNES, News Editor       Comments? Write: BT@HydrocarbonProcessing.com Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has a contract f..
HP Construction: Middle East
BILLY THINNES, News Editor       Comments? Write: BT@HydrocarbonProcessing.com Qatar Petroleum (QP) and ExxonMobil Chemical Q..
HP Construction: Asia-Pacific
Transfield Worley Services has contracts to provide brownfield project and maintenance services to Woodside Energy's offshore gas production and onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing faciliti..
HP Impact: 'On-purpose' propylene production
There is a growing demand for propylene in the world today. Without the development of new technologies for the production of "on-purpose" propylene (OPP), demand will always outpace supply. Nextant's..
HP Impact: Benzene emissions decrease at US refineries
Benzene emissions from US refineries have decreased since 2000 (Fig. 3). This issue is explored in a report released from the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) (www.environmentalintegrity.org). Th..
HP Associations: Collaborate or wither away
Over 700 oil and gas professionals massed at Microsoft's Global Energy Forum held in Houston in late January. The daylong event was heavy on technology ses..
Selected by Hydrocarbon Processing editors     Comments? Write:editorial@HydrocarbonProcessing.comRecommended practice for inspecting weld corrosionHOIS, ESR Technology'..
Business is looking up The Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for current North American conditions rebounded in January, rising near..
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