http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Global Project Data https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/trends-resources/global-project-data Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database is tracking more than 1,300 projects around the world. Industry Perspectives: <i>HP</i> Awards—Honoring the industry’s best https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/trends-resources/industry-perspectives-ihpi-awards-honoring-the-industry-s-best In late June, Hydrocarbon Processing announced the finalists for its third annual awards. Editorial Comment: A shift in capital? Petrochemical projects take lead in active project market share https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/columns/editorial-comment-a-shift-in-capital-petrochemical-projects-take-lead-in-active-project-market-share In mid-June, I joined Thad Pittman, Senior Research Analyst, Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database, to provide Hydrocarbon Processing subscribers with a global analysis on the downstream processing industry’s capital projects landscape. Construction https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/trends-resources/construction Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has reached a full agreement with CCS JV, a JV between Chiyoda, McDermott and Saipem, for the development of its Mozambique Area 1 LNG terminal. Global Project Data https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/trends-resources/global-project-data Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database is tracking more than 1,300 projects around the world. China launches investigation into synthetic rubber product https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2019/06/china-launches-investigation-into-synthetic-rubber-product China's Commerce Ministry said it is launching an anti-dumping investigation imports of a synthetic rubber product from the United States, South Korea and the European Union following a request from major petrochemical producers. Indonesia tests biodiesel in cars amid push for palm oil consumption https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2019/06/indonesia-tests-biodiesel-in-cars-amid-push-for-palm-oil-consumption Indonesia began testing biodiesel with a bio-content of 30% in cars, its energy ministry said, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes to boost local markets for its vast palm oil crop. Air-cooled steam surface condenser case study: Retrofit vs. revamp https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/june-2019/special-focus-process-optimization/air-cooled-steam-surface-condenser-case-study-retrofit-vs-revamp It is difficult to revamp an existing air-cooled steam surface condenser (ACSSC) for higher throughput, since most ACSSC suppliers have changed to a single-tube row design and have discontinued their multi-tube row design. Executive Viewpoint: Trends in the global process furnace market https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/june-2019/columns/executive-viewpoint-trends-in-the-global-process-furnace-market Whether it is heating process fluids to achieve enough temperature in crude atmospheric and vacuum distillation units, or reaction temperatures inside furnace tubes to produce ethylene, vinyl chloride monomer, synthetic gas and continuous catalytic reformer reactors, or simple process heating (thermal fluid), process furnaces play a critical role in refineries and petrochemical complexes. Construction https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/june-2019/trends-resources/construction Sinochem Hongrun Petrochemical Co. Ltd. will use Honeywell UOP’s ionic liquids alkylation technology to produce high-octane, cleaner-burning transportation fuels.