http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Minimize energy consumption in water treatment with forward osmosis technology—Part 2 https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/august-2019/water-management/minimize-energy-consumption-in-water-treatment-with-forward-osmosis-technology-part-2 Heavy industries like refining, petrochemicals and mining face concerns about the availability of freshwater, as these are affected by local water scarcities and stringent water discharge regulations. Adapting and prospering in the energy transition https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/sustainability/adapting-and-prospering-in-the-energy-transition The energy transition is gathering momentum as pressure from society leads policy makers and investors to demand faster and deeper cuts to carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from all industrial sectors. 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. Selection of cooling water system for gas, petroleum and petrochemical plants located on coastline—Part 2 https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/may-2019/water-management/selection-of-cooling-water-system-for-gas-petroleum-and-petrochemical-plants-located-on-coastline-part-2 The main options for the cooling water systems of gas, petroleum and petrochemical plants located on coastlines are studied here, and alternatives are compared with the consideration of several technical and economic parameters. Power: Temporary power tips for turnarounds and maintenance activities https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/may-2019/columns/power-temporary-power-tips-for-turnarounds-and-maintenance-activities Maintenance activities and turnarounds often prove challenging to a facility’s electrical power system. Selection of cooling water system for gas, petroleum and petrochemical plants located on coastline - Part 1 https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2019/april-2019/water-management/selection-of-cooling-water-system-for-gas-petroleum-and-petrochemical-plants-located-on-coastline-part-1 Cooling water systems play an important role in today’s industry. Advanced biological treatment removes benzene, phenol from refinery wastewater https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2018/december-2018/water-management/advanced-biological-treatment-removes-benzene-phenol-from-refinery-wastewater Historically, US regulators have not required benzene and phenol monitoring for wastewater from oil refining, petrochemical processing, coking or coal gasification operations. Conceptualizing a mega-integrated refinery and petrochemical complex: A case study https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2018/december-2018/special-focus-plant-design-engineering-and-construction/conceptualizing-a-mega-integrated-refinery-and-petrochemical-complex-a-case-study Integration is the new keyword for sustainability and profit in today’s oil and gas market scenario. Improve refinery production and efficiency with asset monitoring https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2018/november-2018/special-focus-instrumentation-and-automation/improve-refinery-production-and-efficiency-with-asset-monitoring The sheer volume of equipment in a refinery—from vessels, columns, huge structures and mazes of pipes to pumps, valves, controllers and instruments—is staggering. Getting onboard with modernization https://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2018/september-2018/maintenance-and-reliability/getting-onboard-with-modernization While electrical equipment typically has a lengthy lifespan, it is not meant to last, or be relevant, forever.