Environment & Safety Gas Processing/LNG Maintenance & Reliability Petrochemicals Process Control Process Optimization Project Management Refining


Consider new technologies to raise diesel yield in bottom-of-barrel products

Axens: Morel, F.  |  Duddy, J.  |  Wisdom, L.

The debate continues over adding a new delayed coker vs. a residue hydrocracker upstream of an existing delayed coker.

HP Viewpoint: Age of turbulence: Charting the refining course toward a profitable future

Shell Global Solutions International BV: Ozmen, S. M.

High-performing enterprises draw on external expertise during all project phases, from scouting and front-end engineering and development through to operations.

Redefining reforming catalyst performance: High selectivity and stability

Axens: Le Goff, P.-Y.  |  Lopez, J.
Axens North America: Ross, J.

Highly developed CCR catalysts are more robust to ensure extended service over 7–9 years.

Improve diesel quality through advanced hydroprocessing

Fushun Research Institute of Petroleum and Petrochemicals: Peng, C.  |  Huang, X.  |  Liu, T.  |  Zeng, R.  |  Liu, J.  |  Guan, M.

New upgrading technologies help meet fuel quality specifications

Meeting diesel specifications at sustained production

Shedded Uhde Pty Ltd.: Singh, D.

New approach rethinks operations of crude and vacuum distillation units to recover more distillate

Slurry-phase hydrocracking—possible solution to refining margins

Opportunity crudes require more hydrogen addition to upgrade orphan product streams into higher-value ‘clean’ products

What are the future fungible transportation fuels?

Foster Wheeler, Reading: Stockle, M.

Alternatives hold promises to decrease dependence on crude oil, but they also uncover other challenges in distribution and engine use

Designing atmospheric crude distillation for bitumen service

Fluor Canada Ltd.: Grande, M.  |  Gutscher, M.

Oil sands add complexity to separation units and require a new approach