Gas Processing/LNG

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.

China refineries run at record Sept pace

BEIJING (Reuters) — China's oil refineries increased their run rates by 12.7% to a record for September, data showed on Thursday, after a major new state-run refinery launched operations and independent plants came back on stream after maintenance.

China Sept crude oil, gas imports jump ahead of winter fuel demand

BEIJING (Reuters) — China’s September crude oil imports climbed to the second highest level on record, while natural gas imports rose nearly 5%, official customs data showed on Friday, as the world’s top energy consumer shored up fuel supplies for winter.

IEA lifts 5-yr renewables forecast after record 2016

LONDON (Reuters) — The International Energy Agency (IEA) raised its forecasts on Wednesday for renewable energy over the next 5 yr following a record 2016, adding that renewables growth is squeezing natural gas and coal.

Gulf Publishing Company Launches LNG Intelligence Service for Energy Industry

HOUSTON — Gulf Publishing Company, a leading media company and provider of market data for the international energy industry, launches today the Energy Web Atlas to provide the downstream energy sector with easy access to information about the LNG industry.

Show Preview: ADIPEC

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The 20th edition of Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) will take place 13–16 November at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

Global Project Data

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database is tracking more than 1,700 active downstream construction projects around the world.