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Digital Feature: Enhancing ethylene cracker radiant tube integrity through innovative robotic inspection
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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.
XRG Technologies and BayoTech announced a new partnership to design and build a proprietary high performance reforming furnace.
Of all the fundamental measured process variables, temperature is perhaps the most reliable.
Engineering & Design / Environment / Furnaces / Greenhouse Gases / Middle East / Petrochemicals / Polymers / Process Optimization / Utilities
SABIC has signed an agreement with Coolbrook to assess Coolbrook’s Roto Dynamic Reactor (RDR) technology in support of decarbonizing ethylene production.
Technip Energies wins contract from Chevron Phillips Chemical and QatarEnergy for the Golden Triangle Polymers ethane cracker
Technip Energies has been awarded a contract for the supply of proprietary cracking furnaces for the 2 MMtpy ethane cracker for the Golden Triangle Polymers project.
HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1960s: Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes
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Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes
Environment & Safety / Gas Processing/LNG / Maintenance & Reliability / Process Optimization / Refining / Carbon Management / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Furnaces / Sulfur / Treating
The sustainable management of petroleum exploration and refining requires appropriate treatment and disposal of the oily waste generated.
Transfer-line exchangers (TLEs) are specific shell-and-tube heat exchangers installed out of hydrocarbons steam cracking furnaces for olefins production.
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The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects that carbon dioxide (CO<sub>2</sub>) emissions will decrease through 2050 in Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development countries (OECD), which includes the U.S.<sup>1</sup>
Maintenance & Reliability / Refining / Boilers / Corrosion / Furnaces / Heat Transfer / Loss Prevention
In Part 1 of this article, the authors covered techniques for minimizing corrosion and contaminant ingress from condensate return and feedwater to industrial steam generators.
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