Whitepapers

Managing Reinvention: The Oil & Gas Industry's Challenge Post-COVID
1 April 2021

This report, written by Dr. Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, discusses the findings of a survey assessing the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the global energy industry. The survey, a collaboration between Crystol Energy and AspenTech, was completed in November 2020. Download this comprehensive and informative report to learn more about the survey's key findings.

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Achieving Net Zero in the Industrial Sector: How Carbon Capture Technology Brings Real Solutions to Industry
1 April 2021

Industries such as cement, steel, petrochemicals, and energy from waste are critical foundations of the global economy—yet they are also emitters of carbon. Download 'Achieving Net Zero in the Industrial Sector' as Carbon Clean discusses why hard to abate industries are crucial partners in reaching net zero, how advances in carbon capture, utilization, and storage technology make it more cost-effective than ever, how industries can calculate the cost of reducing their carbon emissions and more. Learn how heavy industry can benefit from carbon reduction incentives and shift to a more sustainable future.

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EPC Perspectives: Accelerating Digital Transformation
19 March 2021

According to McKinsey, EPCs have an opportunity to double their profitability by embracing a handful of “emerging disruptors.” One of these disruptors, digitalization of processes, is within reach of most EPCs and aligns with efforts and initiatives already underway. Download this new paper and start your digital journey today!

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Total E.P. has Zero Unanticipated Failures Since Inception of RAID Monitoring Center
8 March 2021

Total EP, consistently ranked amongst the top 10 integrated operators globally, from 2006 to 2010 had several gas turbine break downs and compressor failures. Post-incidents analysis revealed that 50% of the failures could have been avoided had monitoring been in place. In 2013, the Remote Assistance, Intervention and Diagnosis Center (RAID) was launched with GE Digital’s SmartSignal product as the software determined to support the center’s monitoring activities. Since the inception of the RAID center, Total's ability to proactively anticipate problems, has resulted in zero breakdowns across all monitored assets.

 

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Simple, Fast, and Accurate Chlorine Analysis in VGO and VLSFO
8 March 2021

Microcoulometry has traditionally been used to measure chlorine content in VGO and VLSFO to ultimately adjust or remove it for the sake of optimizing the product. However, due to safety concerns associated with microcoulometry, a growing number of labs and refineries are turning to a safer technique – Monochromatic Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (MWDXRF). Learn more about MWDXRF for chlorine analysis in VGO & VLSFO in this whitepaper from XOS.

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APM: The Cornerstone of your Journey to Operational Excellence
16 February 2021

How many times have you been part of a software implementation where you look up 12-18 months after go live and say “Did we move the needle?". Many teams spend lots of time building the upfront business case to substantiate investment in software and analytics but fail to implement proper governance to track and measure their progress against the business case. In this eBook see how GE Digital is helping companies embed analytics into core operational work processes to improve safety, reliability, compliance and operational performance.

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Introducing the Gulf Coast’s One and Only Compressor Test Stand
11 February 2021

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor International Corporation (MCO-I) has launched a new performance test stand for API617 centrifugal compressor testing at its Pearland Works in Houston, Texas, U.S. The new test stand conducts PTC 10 Type 2 performance testing and mechanical run tests on small to mid-size compressors, for the upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas applications.  MCO-I is the only company equipped to manufacture, assemble and test centrifugal compressors on the US Gulf Coast. 

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UniSim® Design as a Platform for Technology Delivery at UOP
11 February 2021

Honeywell UOP is the leading technology innovation and solutions provider for the refining, petrochemical, and gas processing industries. The delivery of this technology to our customers requires a coordinated effort between all facets of our organization including research & development, process integration and optimization, detailed equipment design, as well as continuous commercial plant monitoring and optimization. Each of these functions are enabled and enhanced by UniSim Design. In this paper, examples will be provided of how UniSim Design is used cross-functionally at UOP to bring technology to the industry.

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