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Tank side-entry jet mixer design, arrangement and applications

L&T Energy Hydrocarbon: Laxmi Advani

Side entry mixers, or jet mixers, are commonly used to achieve mixing in storage tanks and reactors. Impellers are another conventional device used for mixing in industry, but they are expensive for large storage tanks and underground tanks, so jet mixers have proven to be a better alternative.

Maximum fill volume in propane, butane and LPG pressurized storage tanks

Pasargad Energy Development Co.: Safamirzaei, M.

Large volumes of flammable hydrocarbons are stored inside different storage tanks in gas, oil and petrochemical plants. In addition to maximizing profitability, the optimum design of process units and storage facilities must consider safety concerns to avoid catastrophic accidents.

Editorial Comment: Digital transformation: The many pathways to operational and project excellence

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Throughout the history of the modern refining and petrochemicals industries, asset owners, project developers, and equipment and service companies have devoted countless expenditures in the research and development of new technologies.

Foundation stone laid for Qatar’s $6-B Ras Laffan petchem complex, production to rise to 14 MMtpy by 2026

His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar, laid the foundation stone for the Ras Laffan Petrochemical Complex, one of the largest in the world, which will raise Qatar’s overall petrochemical production capacity to about 14 MMtpy by the end of 2026.

Russia's Ilsky refinery plans to restart damaged unit this week

Russia's export-oriented Ilsky oil refinery plans to resume operations at its damaged primary processing unit this week.

Mexico orders expropriation of Air Liquide plant at Pemex oil refinery

Mexico's government has ordered the expropriation of a hydrogen plant at a Pemex oil refinery that was sold to French company Air Liquide during the previous administration, after officials ordered a temporary occupation of the facility last December.

LLumin and eschbach partner for integrated team communications in enterprise asset management and plant maintenance

LLumin and eschbach announce their partnership to deliver the first rules-based, action-triggering, bi-directional communicating CMMS solution that seamlessly integrates with Shiftconnector, a comprehensive plant process management solutions for process manufacturers.

Russia's Tuapse oil refinery will not resume operations this month

Rosneft-owned Tuapse oil refinery on the Black Sea will not resume operations this month, at the very least.

Technip Energies Norwegian entity KANFA awarded Carbon Centric’s first carbon capture project in Norway

Technip Energies, through its Norwegian entity KANFA, together with Shell Catalysts & Technologies, has been awarded the EPF contract by Carbon Centric for a carbon capture unit project in Rakkestad, Norway.

ITT to provide highly engineered pump systems and aftermarket services

ITT Inc. announced the company has signed a three-year agreement for the supply of API-610 centrifugal pump systems and related products and engineered services to ExxonMobil, one of the world’s largest international energy and petrochemical companies.