Engineering & Design

Terra Drone Corporation & NDT CCS performs visual inspection of Adnoc Refining's RFCC facilities

The pilot project this time was carried out to prove that drones can be used for internal visual inspections at RFCC facilities, especially in reactors, cyclones, and boilers.

Phillips 66 announces offer to acquire outstanding publicly held common units of DCP Midstream

Phillips 66 also announced it has submitted a non-binding proposal to the board of directors of the general partner of DCP Midstream offering to acquire all publicly held common units of DCP Midstream for cash.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 08/19

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week.

Raven SR and Howden partner to streamline waste-to-fuels process

The renewable fuels company Raven SR announced it has signed an MoU with Howden to provide more certainty in procuring key components for hydrogen fuel production facilities, including advanced compressors.

Online Exclusive: How chemical manufacturers can navigate inflation

2021 was a bounce back year for chemicals M&A after the challenges of COVID-19. Both deal value and volume returned to historical highs, surpassing pre-pandemic levels.

BASF Venture Capital and Aqua-Spark invest in Sea6 Energy

Biomass from the fast-growing red seaweed is suitable as a raw material for a variety of applications, for example in animal feed and crop protection products, as a gelling ingredient in the food industry or as an ingredient in cosmetics.

Baker Hughes opens new chemicals facility in Singapore

Baker Hughes is expanding its presence in Asia by opening a new oilfield services chemicals manufacturing facility in Singapore, enabling manufacturing optimization and faster delivery of fit-for-purpose chemical solutions.

IIR Energy grants Kpler access to its refinery data

Through the partnership, Kpler obtains the exclusive right to combine IIR Energy’s refinery data with its own flows and inventories data, to create a new benchmark for crude and refined product market analysis.

Mexico's Pemex requests $6.5 B more funding for 'Dos Bocas' refinery

Pemex requested this week almost $6.5 B in additional funding from the government to pay for works at the 'Dos Bocas' refinery this year.

Viewpoint: The pathway towards autonomy: How process automation is building the future plant

Urso, J., Honeywell Process Solutions

Hydrocarbon Processing sat down with Jason Urso (JU), Chief Technology Officer, Honeywell Process Solutions, to discuss the current state of the process automation industry, how new technologies are enhancing efficiency and safety, and what the future holds for automation.