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). 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. High risk, high stakes: Why digitalization is critical for hydrocarbon processing https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/digital-technology/high-risk-high-stakes-why-digitalization-is-critical-for-hydrocarbon-processing Hydrocarbon processing, by nature, is a high-risk operation. 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. Raising the alarm: Understanding the operator’s perspective on refinery process alarms https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/environment-and-safety/raising-the-alarm-understanding-the-operator-s-perspective-on-refinery-process-alarms As refineries and petrochemical complexes worldwide are moving toward more automated operations, plant operators are increasingly becoming dependent on process alarms for safe, smooth and continuous operation. 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. History of the HPI: The 1940s: Global conflict, FCC, 100 octane, synthetic rubber—Wartime necessitates advancing technologies https://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/history-of-the-hpi/history-of-the-hpi-the-1940s-global-conflict-fcc-100-octane-synthetic-rubber-wartime-necessitates-advancing-technologies Hydrocarbon Processing continues its look at the history of the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI). 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.