http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing 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. Business Trends: Insights from the <i>2020 Worldwide Fuels Refinery Performance Analysis</i> https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/trends-and-resources/business-trends-insights-from-the-i2020-worldwide-fuels-refinery-performance-analysisi The author’s company recently completed its data analysis for the 2020 Worldwide Fuels Refinery Performance Analysis (Fuels Study). 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. History of the HPI: The 1950s: Capacity expansion, HDPE/PP, polycarbonate, computers and rocket science https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/100th-anniversary/history-of-the-hpi-the-1950s-capacity-expansion-hdpepp-polycarbonate-computers-and-rocket-science The 1950s marked an evolution in the use of oil by nations around the world. History of the HPI: The 1940s: Global conflict, FCC, 100 octane, synthetic rubber—Wartime necessitates advancing technologies https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/history-of-the-hpi/history-of-the-hpi-the-1940s-global-conflict-fcc-100-octane-synthetic-rubber-wartime-necessitates-advancing-technologies Hydrocarbon Processing continues its look at the history of the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI). 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. Industry Pioneers: Polymer science, catalytic cracking, petrochemicals and EPC https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/history-of-the-hpi/industry-pioneers-polymer-science-catalytic-cracking-petrochemicals-and-epc Waldo Semon was an American chemist whose detour with assigned laboratory research at B. F. Goodrich led to the development of vinyl—the second best-selling plastic in the world. 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. History of the HPI: The 1930s: Catalytic cracking, polyethylene, synthetic fibers, resins and jet engines https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/february-2022/100th-anniversary/history-of-the-hpi-the-1930s-catalytic-cracking-polyethylene-synthetic-fibers-resins-and-jet-engines The hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) has a rich history of discovery, challenges, breakthroughs, trial and error, collaboration and success. Hydrocarbon Processing continues its reflection on the history of the HPI. IMO 2020 impact assessment study on KIPIC Al Zour Refinery future operations https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/january-2022/special-focus-sustainability/imo-2020-impact-assessment-study-on-kipic-al-zour-refinery-future-operations What is IMO 2020?