Heat Transfer

HP Project Management: Energy efficiency: Getting in early pays off exponentially

There are many situations and circumstances when it makes good sense to pursue energy efficiency for industrial processes. But when is the best time for such action?Better operating practicesIn existi..

HP Innovations

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Corrosion prevention for high-TAN refiningFor petroleum refiners, improving profitability by processing high-total-acid-number (high-TAN) crude oils requires an investment in high-temperature corrosio..

HP Petrochemicals: Update on ethylene tube coating technology

DuBose, Ben, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Improving the efficiency of ethylene furnaces has been a long-time goal for olefin manufacturers. The steam cracking or pyrolysis of hydrocarbons to yield ethylene also coproduces unwanted coke that a..

Multi-faceted approach on energy efficiency methods

The hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) is a high-energy-consuming business. After cost for feedstocks, energy is the next largest operating expense for an HPI facility. Since the first oil embargo ..

Alfa Laval to supply compact heat exchangers for US refinery upgrader

The Alfa Laval compact heat exchangers will be used for heat recovery in the process where heavy crude oil is upgraded to ultra-low sulfur transportation fuels.

Alfa Laval to close Tranter welded heat exchangers complex in Germany

The intention is to close the site in Artern, Germany, by July 31 2015, while consolidating the heat exchangers business with another site in Germany. The change will affect about 70 employees.

Alfa Laval to supply heat exchangers for Korean petrochemical project

The Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers will be used in the production of mixed Xylenes, ingredients in the manufacturing of synthetic nylons and PET bottles.

Triton finalizes GEA Heat Exchangers acquisition

With this closing and with assumption of the activities of GEA Heat Exchangers, Triton takes over all companies in the former group, as well as all staff.

Two approaches to sulfur management

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Sulfur is naturally present as an impurity in fossil fuels. When the fuels are burned, the sulfur is released as sulfur dioxide—an air pollutant that contributes to respiratory problems for human..

Freeport LNG to use Air Products heat exchangers

The sale includes two of Air Products’ main cryogenic coil wound heat exchangers and the associated equipment and technology, which will be vital in the production of LNG at the facility.