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 Circular Economy: Innovative recycling, driving circularity while decarbonizing the petrochemical industry https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/columns/circular-economy-innovative-recycling-driving-circularity-while-decarbonizing-the-petrochemical-industry Plastic pollution’s environmental challenges, as well as new government legislation, are having a significant impact on the plastics industry. 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 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. 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. New practice of diameter-transformed fluidized bed reactor in the petrochemical industry https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/special-focus-petrochemical-technology/new-practice-of-diameter-transformed-fluidized-bed-reactor-in-the-petrochemical-industry Motor gasoline standards are becoming increasingly stringent—in particular, the olefins content requirement in motor gasoline is getting lower and lower. Among these standards, China standard motor gasoline VI (B) requires that the olefin content should be < 15 vol%. 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. Advancing processing technologies and refining operations: Excerpts from the 1920s https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/january-2022/100th-anniversary/advancing-processing-technologies-and-refining-operations-excerpts-from-the-1920s The following is a mixture of technical articles, columns and headlines published in the 1920s by The Refiner and Natural Gasoline Manufacturer, the forerunner to Hydrocarbon Processing. Construction https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/january-2022/trends-and-resources/construction Eni plans to launch its 3.4-MMtpy FLNG vessel offshore Mozambique this year. The Coral Sul FLNG vessel is being built by Samsung Heavy Industries.