Gas Processing/LNG

Japan's IHI to study converting LNG terminals into ammonia-based facilities

Japan's IHI Corp has started studies on possible conversion of LNG receiving and storage terminals located close to gas-fired power plants into ammonia-based facilities, it said on Wednesday.

API unveils plan to make, move and improve American energy

The American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers today released a new report and outlined the policies needed to make, move and improve American energy and prioritize U.S. natural gas and oil.

Germany's energy crisis powers hydrogen switch

From the moment Russian gas exports to Germany were first disrupted in June, German firm Kelheim Fibers began casting around for alternative options to keep its engines running.

Russia freezes Linde assets worth $488 MM

A Russian court has ordered nearly $500 MM of assets belonging to German industrial gases company Linde to be frozen at the request of a Russian joint venture building a gas complex.

Fast ion chromatography analysis for determining biofuel sugars

Shevlin, C., Thermo Fisher Scientific

All industrial processes require reliable, accurate and timely methods for analyzing process chemistry.

Industry Perspectives: Despite reaching $180 B, new project announcements are down year-over-year

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Over the past year, the Global Energy Infrastructure database has tracked more than $180 B in new project announcements.

Freeport LNG provides summary of root cause failure analysis report on June 8 incident

Freeport LNG is today providing the results of an independent, third-party root cause failure analysis (RCFA) report on the June 8, 2022 incident that occurred at its liquefaction facility.

Why sulfur plants fail: An in-depth study of sulfur recovery unit failures—Part 2

Bohme, G. E., Sulphur Experts Inc.

Equipment malfunction or an unplanned shutdown of a sulfur recovery unit (SRU) can have a significant effect on a production company’s profitability, along with an equally serious impact on personnel safety and the environment.

Integrated remote operations drive collaboration and autonomy

Fiske, T., Anderson, G., Yokogawa

Sensors, equipment and devices are becoming more intelligent, opening the door for autonomous operations, which is the ability for machines and processes to run while self-diagnosing and handling problems.

2022 HP Awards Finalists

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication for 100 yr, has announced the finalists for its sixth annual HP Awards, which celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year.