Utilities

Advanced biological treatment removes benzene, phenol from refinery wastewater

Dale, C., Ekenberg, M., Wenta, R., Veolia Water Americas

Historically, US regulators have not required benzene and phenol monitoring for wastewater from oil refining, petrochemical processing, coking or coal gasification operations.

Conceptualizing a mega-integrated refinery and petrochemical complex: A case study

Chaudhuri, S., Dass, T., Fluor Daniel India Pvt. Ltd.

Integration is the new keyword for sustainability and profit in today’s oil and gas market scenario.

Improve refinery production and efficiency with asset monitoring

Donnangelo, M., Emerson Automation Solutions

The sheer volume of equipment in a refinery—from vessels, columns, huge structures and mazes of pipes to pumps, valves, controllers and instruments—is staggering.

Getting onboard with modernization

Robling, D., Schneider Electric

While electrical equipment typically has a lengthy lifespan, it is not meant to last, or be relevant, forever.

Business Trends: A strategic energy solution

Giglio, R., Foster Wheeler

Refining is the process of separating crude oil into different hydrocarbon groups through distillation.

Hydrocarbon Processing Awards

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

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.

Digital: Maximize return on capital investment with predictive maintenance

Newton, M., Aveva

Oil and gas professionals are well aware of the pressures companies face in the market.

Configuration study and design of sour water stripper units for a refinery revamp

Das, S., Singh, N. K., Fluor Daniel India Pvt. Ltd.

As demand for oil products increases, refiners are expanding the capacity of their crude processing facilities to accommodate higher throughput.

Prevent buckling of tanks with external rafters

Tharakan, J., Suncor Energy Inc.

Most cone roof tanks are designed with roof-supporting structures inside the tank.