http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Save energy and reduce CO<sub>2</sub> emissions with closed-loop optimization of utilities networks https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/digital-technology/save-energy-and-reduce-cosub2sub-emissions-with-closed-loop-optimization-of-utilities-networks Oil and gas, petrochemical and chemical companies face the difficult challenge of maximizing profitability while achieving aggressive decarbonization objectives set for 2030 and beyond. 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 High risk, high stakes: Why digitalization is critical for hydrocarbon processing https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/digital-technology/high-risk-high-stakes-why-digitalization-is-critical-for-hydrocarbon-processing Hydrocarbon processing, by nature, is a high-risk operation. 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. Investigation and diagnosis of startup foaming issues at a new tail gas treater https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/special-focus-maintenance-and-reliability/investigation-and-diagnosis-of-startup-foaming-issues-at-a-new-tail-gas-treater In May 2021, Phillips 66 started up a new methyl diethanolamine (MDEA)-based tail gas unit at its Belle Chasse, Louisiana, refinery. Expect the unexpected: Estimation of uncertainty in custody measurement https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/process-controls-instrumentation-and-automation/expect-the-unexpected-estimation-of-uncertainty-in-custody-measurement Uncertainty in input parameters does not have an identical effect on uncertainty in the output. Business Trends: The economics of reliability: Global chemicals https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/trends-and-resources/business-trends-the-economics-of-reliability-global-chemicals Chemical manufacturers worldwide are navigating an inflection point. Following the pandemic-fueled demand crash of 2020, a strong but stilted recovery unfolded in 2021. Reliability: Valuable trends combine innovation and time management https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/columns/reliability-valuable-trends-combine-innovation-and-time-management These days, regrettably, it is not unusual to encounter shallow thinkers. Business Trends: The big data tools and related professional competencies required in the chemical industry https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/trends-and-resources/business-trends-the-big-data-tools-and-related-professional-competencies-required-in-the-chemical-industry Big data is making tremendous changes in various sectors of the economy, and chemical industries can now leverage these new advancements. 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.