http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Bringing treatments to a boil https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/water-management/bringing-treatments-to-a-boil The function of a boiler is simple. It boils water to produce steam, which, in turn, provides energy. 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 Mechanical impact of rerating process equipment https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/special-focus-maintenance-and-reliability/mechanical-impact-of-rerating-process-equipment Process equipment operating in a brownfield environment is often rerated pertaining to the changes in process parameters during debottlenecking. 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. Editorial Comment: Advancing maintenance ultimately leads to increased reliability https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/columns/editorial-comment-advancing-maintenance-ultimately-leads-to-increased-reliability This year, Hydrocarbon Processing is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Throughout this year, the editors are publishing excerpts from past issues. Rotating equipment oil systems optimization guideline https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/valves-pumps-and-turbomachinery/rotating-equipment-oil-systems-optimization-guideline The industry is moving away from oil shaft seals and hydraulic speed control for turbines to advanced alternatives. 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. 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. Valves, Pumps and Turbomachinery: Be cautious with systems that are not foolproof https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/january-2022/columns/valves-pumps-and-turbomachinery-be-cautious-with-systems-that-are-not-foolproof Mechanical systems, especially rotary equipment, are designed to support easy maintenance jobs with less complexity and low chances of incorrect installation. 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.