Petrochemicals

Innovations

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments has introduced the newest version of its SPECTROGREEN inductively coupled plasma optical emissions spectrometry (ICP-OES) analyzer: the SPECTROGREEN TI, featuring SPECTRO’s proven twin interface (TI).

Global Project Data

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

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

Industry Metrics

Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

U.S. refinery margins extended their upward trend for the fifth consecutive month, exhibiting the largest upturn relative to other regions.

Business Trends: A perspective on new technology impacts on the chemical processing industry

Fernandes, S., Yokogawa Corp.

Over the past five years, the industrial evolution has been propelled by the same technologies that have dramatically changed our private lives.

Industry Perspectives

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) is steadily advancing through the energy transition.

Digital: ROI is the secret sauce for sustainable digital transformation

Burke, Z., Radix Engineering and Software

Digital transformation is a broad term that can mean vastly different things to different people.

Regional Focus: Russia looks to double petrochemicals and LPG exports by 2025

Gerden, E., Contributing Writer

Russia hopes to become one of the world’s largest producers and exporters of petrochemicals and LPG by 2025 by doubling its domestic output and exports.

Executive Viewpoint: Interconnected neural networks drive breakthrough optimization

Cohen, G., Imubit

We have all learned that technology alone will not improve our operations.

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

Down with downtime: Repair complex petrochemical components with selective electroplating

Arana, T., SIFCO ASC

The volatile impact of the coronavirus pandemic hit at the same time the petrochemical industry was entering a downcycle.