http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Advantages of using TDL analyzers for safety monitoring in combustion within HPI applications https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/environment-and-safety/advantages-of-using-tdl-analyzers-for-safety-monitoring-in-combustion-within-hpi-applications From refining to chemical production processes, heaters play an essential role in hydrocarbon processing applications. Projects as programs: A vision for long-term project success https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/process-control-and-instrumentation/projects-as-programs-a-vision-for-long-term-project-success Process industries across the globe grapple with producing dozens or even hundreds of different products. Address measurement uncertainty in pipelines and storage https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/special-focus-valves-pumps-and-turbomachinery/address-measurement-uncertainty-in-pipelines-and-storage How would you measure the volume of a can of soup? The height should work, but what about diameter? Or, you can possibly just trust what the manufacturer has told you on the label. Analyze machinery failure data with a spreadsheet https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/special-focus-valves-pumps-and-turbomachinery/analyze-machinery-failure-data-with-a-spreadsheet Some basic, yet insightful, machinery reliability tracking tools are introduced here that can be developed with common spreadsheet applications, such as Excel. Editorial Comment: Embracing uncertainty for a better tomorrow https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/columns/editorial-comment-embracing-uncertainty-for-a-better-tomorrow The downstream processing industry is changing. Support robust process safety management platforms with less reliance on incident investigations https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/environment-and-safety/support-robust-process-safety-management-platforms-with-less-reliance-on-incident-investigations Accepting that incidents are inevitable can be considered a form of institutionalized normalization of deviance. Measure and predict torsional vibration in rotating equipment https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/valves-pumps-and-turbomachinery/measure-and-predict-torsional-vibration-in-rotating-equipment Excessive torsional vibration in rotating equipment trains can result in damage to, or failure of, equipment, leading to emergency shutdowns and costly downtime. An evolving approach to digitalization https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/the-industrial-internet-of-things/an-evolving-approach-to-digitalization Much has been written in recent years about the need for refineries to embrace the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Adapting and prospering in the energy transition https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/sustainability/adapting-and-prospering-in-the-energy-transition The energy transition is gathering momentum as pressure from society leads policy makers and investors to demand faster and deeper cuts to carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from all industrial sectors. Advanced crude management by NIR spectroscopy combined with topology modeling https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/special-focus-the-digital-refinery/advanced-crude-management-by-nir-spectroscopy-combined-with-topology-modeling Crude characterization is critical for refinery optimization.