Safety

Selecting flare gas recovery system for a greenfield refinery

Chaudhuri, S., Sengupta, S., Fluor Daniel India Pvt. Ltd.

Overall energy management and operational conservation have become crucial factors for profitability in today’s refining segment.

Hydrocarbon Processing Awards

Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication, has announced the finalists for its second annual awards.

Six considerations for turbomachinery control upgrades

Egbuna, C., Rockwell Automation

Increasing competitive pressures in process industries, including oil and gas, are driving dramatic changes in the operational needs of process plants, utilities and pipelines.

A brief guide to fire zone analysis

Kadam N., IBI Chematur Engineering

Every process plant has a dedicated disposal system to ensure that gases from equipment, instruments and pressure safety valves are flared to follow environmental norms for the gases vented to the atmosphere from the flare stack.

No excuse for cutting corners on monitoring corrosion

Yule, P., Cosasco

Corrosion is a major challenge and risk to contain for any oil and gas operator.

How APM in LNG operations can lower TCO and boost ROI

As the world’s hydrocarbon appetite continues its rapid turn toward lighter fare (e.g., natural gas for power generation, transportation and industry), massive, near-term investments in global, capital-intensive, fully digitalized LNG infrastructure are needed.

Digital: Looking to boost safety? Reliable operations are the key

Carugo, M., Emerson Automation Solutions

Equipment failures are the thorn in every industrial plant’s side.

Creating a ‘win-win’ between construction contractor and project owner—Part 2

Berg, J., Shahani, G., ShureLine Construction

For large projects, construction represents the biggest cost component and the greatest risk.

Simplification reduces risks and cuts costs

Bozick, A., Victaulic

A facility’s ability to operate safely is the determining factor in its success or failure.

Reliability: Preserve what worked well in 1980

Bloch, Heinz P., Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The second CCC implementation strategy involved so-called “shirt sleeve seminars.”