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The Need for Performance Twins: Predict, Diagnose and Forecast
23 February 2021

Sponsor: GE Digital 

Implementing Digital Twins is becoming a strategic necessity for many industrial companies. Although investment has increased, requirements and expectations have eroded, especially those of Digital Twin models

Learn the basics of how Digital Twin models should be built, how to scale & implement these models on assets and systems to create a twin and discover best practices for how to leverage these twins operationally to Predict, Diagnose and Forecast performance degradation as a part of your reliability work processes.

GE Digital is working directly with customers to operationalize Digital Twins in harmony with their business processes and asset management functions.

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Prevention & Re-Work of Off-Spec Product
9 February 2021

Sponsor: Pall Corporation

Who doesn’t dislike dealing with the inconvenience of off-spec product? Sub-par product not only limits production but also requires a cost-effective solution for rework/correction to be found and implemented quickly. 

Join the webinar to learn best practices for ensuring the prevention of off-spec products, with emphasis on products coming from amine treaters and caustic treaters, as well as, steps you can take to bring off-spec product back to appropriate quality should you encounter such an event.

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How Power and Process Integration Delivers Sustainable Operational Performance
26 January 2021

Sponsor: Schneider Electric

Refining and petrochemical producers face increased pressure to maximize margins while meeting sustainability targets. For any manufacturing operation, a resilient, dependable process control system and electrical system is critical. In this webinar, learn how integrating data into a single window for both process performance and electrical power consumption delivers performance, productivity and ultimately, profit gains.

Join James Ladd and Shebin Jalal to hear how combining electrical and process information can:

  • Give operators unified visibility to what is happening so they can decide on the next best action.
  • Respond to changing process conditions or power consumption conditions to maintain production.
  • Track and trend power consumption to identify potential equipment malfunction and wear.
  • Easily understand power usage to uncover energy saving opportunities
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Global Hydrogen Update: Charting a Course for a Low Carbon Future
25 January 2021

In the midst of the energy transition, hydrogen stands apart as a versatile alternative fuel, which can be utilized in a wide range of situations. Join the Gulf Energy Information research team as they review the following:

  • the current state of the hydrogen market
  • assess the development status of key projects around  the globe
  • discuss the policies and regulatory factors shaping the future development of this vital market segment.

With researchers based in London, Houston and Mumbai, Gulf Energy Information is your market intelligence source for the international energy industry, with project insights covering Hydrogen, Gas Processing/LNG, Refining/Petrochemicals, Renewables and Oil & Gas Pipelines.

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Looking Past the Pandemic: How Downstream is Moving Forward
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25 January 2021

As the world’s economy works to recover from the demand destruction seen over this past year, the research team from Global Energy Infrastructure will look at how the refinery and petrochemical industries have worked to survive and progress. In this webcast the team will review the following:

  • The energy transition and its effect on the current industry
  • Existing refinery futures
  • Projects on the horizon
  • Integrated projects
  • Regional lockdowns
  • Emerging technologies

In addition, the team will cover how different regions are working through the pandemic in unique and varying ways including, to government restrictions, industry demand changes and other factors.

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Managing Safety and Sustainability in a New Economic Reality
20 January 2021

Sponsor: AspenTech

The global pandemic has disrupted the process industries as never before. Shifting market demands and an increasingly remote workforce are challenging companies to operate safely, efficiently and profitably. At the same time, they cannot lose sight of their long-term sustainability goals. Fortunately, advances in technology are helping downstream, upstream and chemical leaders not just adapt, but find new ways to improve operations, reduce risk and create value—all while driving toward a safer, more sustainable business.

Join AspenTech experts for a timely, informative webinar as they discuss how asset owners and operators can leverage digital innovations to:

  • Improve visibility across the organization to make faster, smarter decisions
  • Empower remote users with the tools to optimize operations from anywhere
  • Identify issues well in advance to ensure asset integrity, maximize uptime
  • Use data analytics to identify improvements and reduce environmental impact

Discover how breakthrough technologies such as digital twins, AI and prescriptive maintenance can be used strategically to sustain operations in any market condition.

There will be a Q&A session following the event. We encourage you to join the conversation by submitting questions when registering.

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COVID-19 and the Energy Industry – A Transitory Shock or New Path?
8 December 2020

Sponsor: AspenTech

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused acute disruptions the world over. The energy sector, in particular, has been severely impacted raising questions like:

  • How have collapsed oil prices affected investment decisions and strategic priorities?
  • What measures have companies taken to reduce the stress on their business, finance and people?
  • What changes are more temporary versus permanent?
  • How have digitalization initiatives been impacted?


These are just some of the questions that Crystol Energy and AspenTech have tackled in an online survey, and now we’re ready to share the findings. 

Please join Lee Nichols, Editor in Chief of Hydrocarbon Processing, as he hosts a lively discussion with Dr. Carole Nakhle, CEO, Crystol Energy, and Ron Beck, Energy Industry Director, AspenTech. Together, they’ll discuss the results and provide their own unique insight on the current situation facing the energy industry. 

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HPI Outlook 2021: What Does 2021 Hold for the Downstream HPI?
4 December 2020

Join the editors of Hydrocarbon Processing as they present the downstream’s most trusted industry forecast. During the webcast, hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) professionals will gain expert insight into the 2021 spending and activities of the global HPI. During the event, the editors will present projections for capital, maintenance and operating expenditures for the refining, petrochemicals and gas processing/LNG industries for 2021 and how the global pandemic is shaping spending patterns in the future. They will also highlight economic, environmental and industry trends impacting spending for the year ahead. The webcast will also include a Construction Boxscore Database overview of project activities in the refining, petrochemical and natural gas/LNG industries throughout the world.

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