http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing 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. 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. 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. 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. The greening of the downstream industry: A carbon investment case for clean refining https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/sustainability/the-greening-of-the-downstream-industry-a-carbon-investment-case-for-clean-refining Hydrocarbon Processing was pleased to speak recently with Mark Fonda, Executive Vice President, Engineering and Chief Technical Officer for Meridian Energy Group, which is building two grassroots refineries in the US. Air-cooled steam surface condenser case study: Retrofit vs. revamp https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/june-2019/special-focus-process-optimization/air-cooled-steam-surface-condenser-case-study-retrofit-vs-revamp It is difficult to revamp an existing air-cooled steam surface condenser (ACSSC) for higher throughput, since most ACSSC suppliers have changed to a single-tube row design and have discontinued their multi-tube row design. 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? Construction https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/june-2019/trends-resources/construction Sinochem Hongrun Petrochemical Co. Ltd. will use Honeywell UOP’s ionic liquids alkylation technology to produce high-octane, cleaner-burning transportation fuels. Industry Perspectives: What topics do you want to hear about? https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/june-2019/trends-resources/industry-perspectives-what-topics-do-you-want-to-hear-about Throughout Hydrocarbon Processing’s 97 yr of publishing technical material for the refining and petrochemical industries, the journal has focused on numerous topics to optimize downstream processing facility operations. 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.