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Eight Texas (U.S.) chemical plant workers treated for toxic gas exposure

Eight people were taken to a hospital for treatment after a toxic gas leak at Altivia Chemicals' plant in La Porte, Texas.


Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

Gibson Energy adds two new directors to its board

INEOS completes the acquisition of the Eastman Texas City site

INEOS has announced it has completed the acquisition of the Eastman Texas City site, the 600,000-tpy acetic acid plant and all associated third party activities, from Eastman Chemical Company.

Petrobras CEO replacement being discussed by Brazilian officials

Officials in the Brazilian government have been discussing a possible replacement of the CEO of state-run oil company Petrobras, as they are unhappy with the firm's direction.

Fire at Marathon's Martinez refinery in California (U.S.) injuries one

A fire was reported at Marathon Petroleum Corp's Martinez refinery in California in which one person was injured and 20 facility workers evacuated.

Digital Feature: Achieve Water Authority Compliance with Automated Wastewater Treatment for Industrial Facilities with Cooling Towers

U.S. industrial facilities with cooling towers must meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and local wastewater requirements for effluent, including those under the Clean Water Act. Failing to do so can result in severe fines that quickly escalate.

Digital Feature: The Impact of AI on Industry

Hydrocarbon Processing had the opportunity to speak with Hiroshi Tanoguchi, Vice President and Head of the Yokogawa Products Headquarters, Yokogawa Electric Corp., about the company’s autonomous control artificial intelligence, how this was applied in a project with ENEOS Materials, and how safety is ensured in plant operations.


Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

Axine Water Technologies expands leadership team

Maximizing the advantages of electric actuator diagnostics

Emerson: Gundaboina, B.  |  Kmitta, A.

Driven by stringent greenhouse gas emissions regulations and technical improvements, electric valve actuators are becoming increasingly common in applications throughout the process industry.

Editorial Comment: Celebrating the technologies and people in the global hydrocarbon processing industry

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

On October 11, Gulf Energy Information celebrated the inaugural Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards.