http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Industry Metrics https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/trends-resources/industry-metrics The US gasoline market received a boost from a gasoline supply outage on the East Coast, despite overall supply-side pressure resulting from higher regional refinery intakes. Global Project Data https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/trends-resources/global-project-data Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database is tracking more than 1,300 projects around the world. Business Trends: The new petrochemical market—Adapting to demand https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/trends-resources/business-trends-the-new-petrochemical-market-adapting-to-demand A bit of advice for players in the petrochemical market: Hold on to your hats! 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. Editorial Comment: A shift in capital? Petrochemical projects take lead in active project market share https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/columns/editorial-comment-a-shift-in-capital-petrochemical-projects-take-lead-in-active-project-market-share In mid-June, I joined Thad Pittman, Senior Research Analyst, Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database, to provide Hydrocarbon Processing subscribers with a global analysis on the downstream processing industry’s capital projects landscape. Chemistry modeling system—A key to increased steam system reliability https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/water-management/chemistry-modeling-system-a-key-to-increased-steam-system-reliability Oil refineries and petrochemical plants rely on steam systems to maintain utility and process unit operations. Advantages of using TDL analyzers for safety monitoring in combustion within HPI applications https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/environment-and-safety/advantages-of-using-tdl-analyzers-for-safety-monitoring-in-combustion-within-hpi-applications From refining to chemical production processes, heaters play an essential role in hydrocarbon processing applications. Projects as programs: A vision for long-term project success https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/process-control-and-instrumentation/projects-as-programs-a-vision-for-long-term-project-success Process industries across the globe grapple with producing dozens or even hundreds of different products. Benefits of close-coupled flush rings https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/special-focus-valves-pumps-and-turbomachinery/benefits-of-close-coupled-flush-rings The chemical industry uses flush rings for diaphragm seals. Specify the pressure drop of a vent silencer https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/special-focus-valves-pumps-and-turbomachinery/specify-the-pressure-drop-of-a-vent-silencer Industrial facilities, such as refineries and petrochemical plants, have many systems and equipment that must relieve steam or gases through discharge piping to the atmosphere to avoid overpressure and protect the installation.