http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Industry Perspectives: <i>HP</i> Awards—Honoring the industry’s best https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/trends-resources/industry-perspectives-ihpi-awards-honoring-the-industry-s-best In late June, Hydrocarbon Processing announced the finalists for its third annual awards. Executive Viewpoint: Now and into the future: Challenges and solutions for the global processing industries https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/columns/executive-viewpoint-now-and-into-the-future-challenges-and-solutions-for-the-global-processing-industries Hydrocarbon Processing sat down with senior-level executives of Merichem Company, Cyndie Fredrick (CF) and Kathy Young (KY), Senior Vice Presidents and General Managers of Merichem’s two business units, to discuss the state of the downstream industry, where it is heading in the future and how their company is helping operators meet their sustainability goals. Editorial Comment: Embracing uncertainty for a better tomorrow https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/columns/editorial-comment-embracing-uncertainty-for-a-better-tomorrow The downstream processing industry is changing. An evolving approach to digitalization https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/the-industrial-internet-of-things/an-evolving-approach-to-digitalization Much has been written in recent years about the need for refineries to embrace the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Adapting and prospering in the energy transition https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/sustainability/adapting-and-prospering-in-the-energy-transition The energy transition is gathering momentum as pressure from society leads policy makers and investors to demand faster and deeper cuts to carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from all industrial sectors. Editorial Comment: The true essence of optimization https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/june-2019/columns/editorial-comment-the-true-essence-of-optimization What is the first thing that comes to mind when we hear the word optimization? The new normal in petrochemical revamp projects https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/june-2019/project-management/the-new-normal-in-petrochemical-revamp-projects You have made the decision to increase plant capacity—with a change in feed—in the existing facility. Case study for a high-performing refinery loss control program https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/may-2019/process-optimization/case-study-for-a-high-performing-refinery-loss-control-program Most refineries have some sort of mass balance and loss control program in place for accounting, planning and scheduling, as well as for financial and operational evaluation purposes. Onsite https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/may-2019/trends-resources/onsite Opening Gulf Energy Information’s 2019 Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC) in Cyprus was the Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry for the Republic of Cyprus, H. E. Yiorgos Lakkotrypis. Industry Perspectives: The evolution of the downstream https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/may-2019/trends-resources/industry-perspectives-the-evolution-of-the-downstream In Hydrocarbon Processing’s April issue, the editorial comment focused on advancing ideas in the downstream processing industries.