http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1960s: Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/100th-anniversary/hp-flashback-excerpts-from-the-1960s-petrochemicals-rise-in-prominence-and-new-know-how-in-refining-processes Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes History of the HPI: The 1960s: Synthetic oils, zeolite catalysts, LLDPE, OPEC and and creation of the PLC https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/100th-anniversary/history-of-the-hpi-the-1960s-synthetic-oils-zeolite-catalysts-lldpe-opec-and-and-creation-of-the-plc During the 1960s, the global refining and petrochemical industries witnessed new processes and products that enhanced the daily lives of millions of people around the world. Plastics circularity: How to solve the challenge of retaining quality in recycled polymers https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/green-petrochemicals/plastics-circularity-how-to-solve-the-challenge-of-retaining-quality-in-recycled-polymers Businesses and governments around the world have united behind the vision of a circular economy for plastics. Mechanical impact of rerating process equipment https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/special-focus-maintenance-and-reliability/mechanical-impact-of-rerating-process-equipment Process equipment operating in a brownfield environment is often rerated pertaining to the changes in process parameters during debottlenecking. Combating naphtha reflux section corrosion mechanism and production losses in a CDU https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/process-optimization/combating-naphtha-reflux-section-corrosion-mechanism-and-production-losses-in-a-cdu Corrosion is one of the most important challenges that refineries face (FIG. 1).1 HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1950s: Capacity expands after WW2 and technologies and maintenance mature https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/100th-anniversary/hp-flashback-excerpts-from-the-1950s-capacity-expands-after-ww2-and-technologies-and-maintenance-mature The following is a mixture of technical articles, columns and headlines published in the 1950s by Petroleum Refiner, the forerunner to Hydrocarbon Processing. HP Flashback: Operations expand and technologies advance during global conflict: Excerpts from the 1940s https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/history-of-the-hpi/hp-flashback-operations-expand-and-technologies-advance-during-global-conflict-excerpts-from-the-1940s This articles details several case studies on the use of x-ray technology for inspection purposes. This includes for the inspection of casings, forgings and welded structures, among others. HP Flashback: Operations, processes and safety evolve and advance: Excerpts from the 1930s https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/february-2022/100th-anniversary/hp-flashback-operations-processes-and-safety-evolve-and-advance-excerpts-from-the-1930s The following is a mixture of technical articles, columns and headlines published in the 1930s by The Refiner and Natural Gasoline Manufacturer, the forerunner to Hydrocarbon Processing. Web-based software for predicting crude compatibility and optimization for increasing heavy oil processing https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/february-2022/special-focus-digital-technologies/web-based-software-for-predicting-crude-compatibility-and-optimization-for-increasing-heavy-oil-processing Refineries in oil-importing nations typically process a blend of crude oils, rather than a single crude oil, to ensure that an optimum product mix can be obtained at the minimum costs. Tips to avoid pitfalls in CO<sub>2</sub> capture projects https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/january-2022/carbon-capturecosub2sub-mitigation/tips-to-avoid-pitfalls-in-cosub2sub-capture-projects In recent years, growing concern about increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels has put mounting pressure on governments and on processing industries to curb carbon emissions.