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Digital Feature: Enhancing ethylene cracker radiant tube integrity through innovative robotic inspection
Analyzers / Automation / Corrosion / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Environment & Safety / Ethylene / Furnaces / Heat Transfer / Loss Prevention / Instrumentation / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Safety / Sensors
Radiant tube failure ranks as a primary cause of unplanned shutdowns in ethylene cracking furnaces. This article examines tube failures via carburization, along with a proprietary technology that provides comprehensive multi-aspect inspection data to mitigate ethylene radiant tube failures.
Asia/Pacific / Catalysts / Construction / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Petrochemicals / Polymers / Process Optimization / Reactors
Clariant announced that its SynDane 3142 LA catalyst will be used in Jiangsu Shenghong Petrochemical Co., Ltd's maleic anhydride production plant in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China.
Asia/Pacific / Construction / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Petrochemicals / Project Management
thyssenkrupp Fertilizer Technology has signed a contract with Saipem to license a urea granulation unit in Karratha, Western Australia.
Americas / Economics / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Catalysts / Cracking / Maintenance & Reliability / Refining
A planned overhaul of the gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracker at TotalEnergies’ 238,000-bpd Port Arthur, Texas refinery is expected to continue into late November, said people familiar with plant operations.
XRG Technologies and BayoTech announced a new partnership to design and build a proprietary high performance reforming furnace.
Iran's National Petrochemical Company to invest $4.2 billion for self-sufficiency, focusing on propylene, methanol, ethylene, aromatics, and butylene production, targeting a capacity increase to 200 MMt in the next decade.
Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company has sufficient stocks of diesel, naphtha, kerosene and fuel oil to meet obligations to local and foreign customers despite an almost complete shutdown of the al-Zour refinery.
Digital Feature: Achieve Water Authority Compliance with Automated Wastewater Treatment for Industrial Facilities with Cooling Towers
Americas / Economics / Engineering & Design / Environment / Environment & Safety / Equipment / Maintenance & Reliability / People
U.S. industrial facilities with cooling towers must meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and local wastewater requirements for effluent, including those under the Clean Water Act. Failing to do so can result in severe fines that quickly escalate.
Americas / Asia/Pacific / Economics / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Information Systems / People / Process Control / Process Optimization / Project Management
Hydrocarbon Processing had the opportunity to speak with Hiroshi Tanoguchi, Vice President and Head of the Yokogawa Products Headquarters, Yokogawa Electric Corp., about the company’s autonomous control artificial intelligence, how this was applied in a project with ENEOS Materials, and how safety is ensured in plant operations.
Carbon Management / Economics / Engineering & Design / Environment / Europe / Equipment / Greenhouse Gases
Rolls-Royce announced that it has successfully completed compatibility testing of 100% SAF on all its in-production civil aero engine types.
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