Hydrocarbon Processing 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 Cleaning mud oil incineration offgases The sustainable management of petroleum exploration and refining requires appropriate treatment and disposal of the oily waste generated. Gas-side fouling effects on transfer-line exchangers Transfer-line exchangers (TLEs) are specific shell-and-tube heat exchangers installed out of hydrocarbons steam cracking furnaces for olefins production. Sustainability through efficiency: A plan for the refining industry The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will decrease through 2050 in Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development countries (OECD), which includes the U.S.1 Advanced methods for controlling boiler tube corrosion and fouling—Part 2 In Part 1 of this article, the authors covered techniques for minimizing corrosion and contaminant ingress from condensate return and feedwater to industrial steam generators. <ital>Hydrocarbon Processing</ital> 2021 Awards FINALISTS Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication for nearly 100 yr, has announced the finalists for its fifth annual HP Awards, which celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year. Are furnace emissions proving to be your Achilles heel? Furnaces, or fired heaters, provide the source of heat required for major industrial processes. Getting the most out of your process burner tiles It is often incorrectly assumed that the burner tile is simply a piece of refractory or firebrick. Nothing could be further from the truth. Reasons for vibration issues in boilers and furnaces A conversation with a long-time colleague at an industry trade show inspired me to think about one of the most confounding problems that occur in boilers and furnaces: vibration. Optimize the selection of sulfur unit blocks and process technology combinations Since the 1940s, the present form of the Claus sulfur recovery unit (SRU) has been successfully applied in the refining and gas processing industries.