Gas Processing/LNG

Industry Perspectives: New downstream project announcements drop 14% in 2017

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

According to Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database, more than 770 new projects have been announced over the past 3 yr.

Editorial Comment: Hydrocarbon Processing forecasts $361 B in total HPI spending in 2018

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

What is the state of the global hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI)?

Case histories of amine plant equipment corrosion problems–Part 2

Daughtry, J., Teletzke, E., INEOS Oxide GAS/ SPEC Technology Group

Past corrosion incidents provide insight into the causes of corrosion and the preventive actions required to protect plant equipment and reduce costly plant downtime.

ADIPEC '17: Execs discuss the changing world of LNG

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

ABU DHABI—On the opening day of ADIPEC, executives from the LNG sector gathered for a heavy-hitting "C-Suite Dialogues" afternoon panel discussion to answer the question: "What is the future for natural gas and LNG in a low-carbon, low-cost landscape?"

Shell sells out of Woodside Petroleum for $2.7 B

LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) — Royal Dutch Shell on Monday sold its entire stake in Australia's largest independent oil and gas company Woodside Petroleum Ltd for $2.7 B as it pushes ahead with its vast disposal program.

China Energy Investment signs MOU for $83.7 B in West Virginia projects

BEIJING (Reuters) — China Energy Investment Corp, the world's largest power company by asset value, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to invest $83.7 B in shale gas, power and chemical projects in West Virginia, the US state said on Thursday.

Business Trends: Preparing for a sea change in global refining

Follette, C., Ruiz-Cabrero, J., Boston Consulting Group

The global oil refining industry has been buffeted by many events in recent years.

Case histories of amine plant equipment corrosion problems–Part 1

Daughtry, J., Teletzke, E., INEOS Oxide GAS/ SPEC Technology Group

Lost production from corrosion costs the oil and gas industry more than $1 B/yr.1

Optimize operating parameters for C3 splitters to accommodate feed changes

Sami, M., Contributing Writer

In the oil and gas sector, fractionation is a vital part of every plant.

Optimizing the dehydration process with advanced process simulation

Dyment, J., Aspen Technology

In the operation of natural gas pipelines, a blockage or leak can cause expensive production losses, damage equipment and pose safety hazards.