Gasification

Use dynamic simulation for advanced LNG plant design

Harismiadis, V. I., Hyperion Systems Engineering, Modeling and Simulation; Stavrakas, D., Sood, A., Bhattad, G., Hyperion Systems Engineering; Fantolini, A. M., Pedone, L., D’Orazi, L., Prodan, R., Saipem SpA

The work performed for the project shows that dynamic simulation can be an excellent tool for the support and verification of process design during the engineering, procurement and plant construction (EPC) stages.

PERU LNG: Executing Peru’s largest industrial project

The PERU LNG project includes a liquefaction plant, marine export facilities with an island breakwater, and a 408-km pipeline that connects to an existing pipeline in the Ayacucho mountains. Hunt Oil Co. is the operator.

HP Insight: How long is an economic cycle for the HPI?

Romanow, Stephany, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

As summer takes hold in the Northern Hemisphere, demand for energy in various forms increases. In looking back over the past 90 years, energy demand and pricing cycle through high and low points. In 2..

HP Innovations: Innovations

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

PCHEs boost power from waste heatHeatric recently supplied Echogen Power Systems Inc. with Printed Circuit Heat Exchangers (PCHEs) for Echogen’s Supercritical CO2 (ScCO2) power generation cycle. ..

LNG and GTL drive 50 years of technology evolution in the gas industry

The technologies needed to shape an industry transformation exist and have been proven on a large scale, the authors say.

HPI major events and trends, 1920s to present

1920s: THE FORMATION OF THE MODERN HPIDuring this period, a new industry was evolving focused on the refining of crude oil into fuels and other products. New demand for crude oil-based products, such ..

HP Innovations: HPInnovations

Vessel monitoring system uses thermal cameras   Fig. 1.  This vessel monitoring software shows the exact   locations of imaging cameras. The Critical Vessel Monitoring System ..

Overcome challenges in treating shale gases

Weiland, R., Hatcher, N. A., Optimized Gas Treating, Inc.

Manipulating process plant parameters helps meet pipeline specifications

Innovative APC boosts LNG train production

Taylor, A., Apex Optimisation; Jamaludin, S., Woodside

APC application yields significant operability, economic benefits

HP Viewpoint: Opportunities of abundance: How shale gas changes the energy landscape

Banaszak, S., America’s Natural Gas Alliance

Today’s reality is that the US has enough natural gas to meet growing demand, allowing the country to focus on domestic uses and export possibilities.