http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Managing complexity in engineering and construction projects https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/plant-turnarounds-and-project-management/managing-complexity-in-engineering-and-construction-projects It is widely accepted that new management methods are needed to curb the frequent delays and cost overruns observed in engineering and construction projects. 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 Business Trends: Insights from the <i>2020 Worldwide Fuels Refinery Performance Analysis</i> https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/trends-and-resources/business-trends-insights-from-the-i2020-worldwide-fuels-refinery-performance-analysisi The author’s company recently completed its data analysis for the 2020 Worldwide Fuels Refinery Performance Analysis (Fuels Study). 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. The EPC executive’s challenge and opportunity: Navigating the sustainability shift in capital projects https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/sustainability/the-epc-executive-s-challenge-and-opportunity-navigating-the-sustainability-shift-in-capital-projects According to an industry report published by McKinsey and Co., accelerating the decarbonization of the U.S. economy to achieve net-zero targets by 2050 will require approximately $275 T of cumulative capital spending over the next 30 yr.1 Utilize heavy-duty cable tray systems to improve cable tray designs https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/plant-design-engineering-construction-and-commissioning/utilize-heavy-duty-cable-tray-systems-to-improve-cable-tray-designs This article presents a novel design concept that utilizes a heavy-duty cable tray system to optimize cable tray design, procurement and construction. Construction pitfalls in SRU-fabricated equipment https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/february-2022/plant-turnarounds-and-project-management/construction-pitfalls-in-sru-fabricated-equipment In the hydrocarbon processing industry, sulfur recovery is a well-known process. However, this process uses a variety of equipment. Piping interface type selection https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/february-2022/plant-design-engineering-construction-and-commissioning/piping-interface-type-selection Most oil and gas process plant projects involve multiple work packages executed by different lump sum turnkey (LSTK) contractors executing work within their own package, with a final piping interface connection at an agreed boundary limit to accomplish the interface joint between two parties and successfully close the piping interface. Productivity in process plant engineering: Aspects and examples https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/february-2022/plant-design-engineering-construction-and-commissioning/productivity-in-process-plant-engineering-aspects-and-examples For centuries, division of labor has been the recipe to improve productivity—dividing an organizational set of tasks into smaller tasksets, as assigned to individuals. 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.