Middle East

Editorial Comment

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Over the past several decades, the hydrocarbon processing industry has invested heavily in new processing units to produce low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur (ULS) transportation fuels.

Global Project Data

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

According to Gulf Energy Information’s Global Energy Infrastructure database, new capital project investments have increased each month since November 2020.

Global Project Data

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

After a tumultuous year, many active capital projects have been deferred, delayed or even abandoned.

Editorial Comment: Petrochemicals: Changing technologies and configurations to satisfy future demand

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

For nearly a decade, capital investments in new petrochemical capacity have skyrocketed. This

Strategies to minimize piping thermal maintenance system cost without compromising performance

Forbes, B., AMETEK

Where process fluid must be maintained within a certain operating temperature window, the piping will likely require the application of a thermal maintenance system.

Valves, Pumps and Turbomachinery: Using 3D metallic printing for manufacturing refinery pump impellers

Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D metallic printing, is identified as one of the game-changing technologies in recent years for the oil and gas industry.

Global Project Data

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database is tracking nearly 1,400 projects around the world.

Construction

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

TechnipFMC has begun construction on Assiut National Oil Processing Co.’s new hydrocracking complex in Egypt.

Resolving a chronic water injection pump high vibration through a shaft-lifting technique

This article explores the investigation into the chronic high vibration issues of a particular water injection pump.

Hydrocarbons face toughest challenge yet

Ketelaars, F., DNV GL Oil and Gas

Over the next 30 yr, the globe’s energy ecosystem—where fossil fuels dominate and renewables play catch-up—will evolve exponentially, as efforts intensify to curb carbon emissions and mitigate the detrimental impact of climate change.