http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Associations: Integrated vs. non-integrated safety systems: Does it really matter? https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/october-2019/columns/associations-integrated-vs-non-integrated-safety-systems-does-it-really-matter ARC Advisory Group’s 23rd annual Industry Forum included a panel discussion that explored the relative merits of integrated vs. non-integrated safety systems in an increasingly connected world. Reliability: Viewing issues out of context may be a waste of time https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/october-2019/columns/reliability-viewing-issues-out-of-context-may-be-a-waste-of-time An alternative to the above title would be “Test your rotating equipment engineers’ IQ.” From traditional to green refinery: The transformation of Eni’s Gela plant https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/october-2019/sustainability/from-traditional-to-green-refinery-the-transformation-of-eni-s-gela-plant The need for a more sustainable energy mix is setting a challenge for refinery operators. Industry Perspectives—Two events: One to honor, one to learn https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/september-2019/trends-resources/industry-perspectives-two-events-one-to-honor-one-to-learn In this issue, the finalists for Hydrocarbon Processing’s third annual HP Awards are detailed. Reliability: Comparing and updating aeration blower technologies https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/september-2019/columns/reliability-comparing-and-updating-aeration-blower-technologies As the main consumers of electricity in a wastewater treatment plant, aeration blowers can significantly affect the overall cost of plant operation. Are produced water emissions factors accurate? https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/september-2019/water-management/are-produced-water-emissions-factors-accurate Rules of thumb are often required to estimate hydrocarbon emissions from produced water storage tanks due to a lack of sampling or inadequacies of sample analysis—the “1% rule” being the most common. Are there ghosts in your maintenance backlog? https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/september-2019/maintenance-and-reliability/are-there-ghosts-in-your-maintenance-backlog The heart and soul of a maintenance organization is often found in the backlog of identified work. <i>Hydrocarbon Processing</i> Awards https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/september-2019/ihydrocarbon-processingi-awards/ihydrocarbon-processingi-awards Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication, has announced the finalists for its third annual awards. Automatic gauging addresses tank farm challenges https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/september-2019/process-control-and-instrumentation/automatic-gauging-addresses-tank-farm-challenges Tank farms are often found on the premises of large refineries and petrochemical plants, or nearby. Modified shed decks tackle crude tower fouling problems https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/september-2019/special-focus-refining-technology/modified-shed-decks-tackle-crude-tower-fouling-problems Many tray designs have been complicated by the hunt for the “perfect distillation tray” design.