Petrotechnics’s 2017 Operational Risk and Process Safety Management survey results suggests that only 6% believe their companies are up-to-date with scheduled safety critical maintenance.
Changing quality mix is affecting crude oil price differentials and refining decisions, according to the US Energy Information Administration.
Quebec’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources has published the proposed regulations to govern oil and gas activities in the province.
W. R. Grace & Co. explains how refiners can meet the need for higher octane gasoline while ensuring sulfur content remains within regulations.
Honeywell UOP and Crystaphase provide a case study in how refineries can proactively protect against unexpected silicon poisoning.
Honeywell UOP provides an overview of the solutions that can help meet carbon disulfide specifications for petrochemical grade naphtha products.
As part of the Heat Technology Q&A, Hydrocarbon Engineering questioned a number of downstream heat technology experts about R&D, testing and design, efficiency improvements and the overall market outlook
Tina Edvardsson, Linde Engineering North America, USA, outlines the challenges that must be overcome to unlock the potential value in shale rock.
Philip McCusker, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc, UK, explains how advanced data analytics has helped gas processing plants improve reliability and maximise operating efficiency.
Ankur Pariyani, Nancy Zarrow, Ulku Oktem and Deborah Grubbe, Near-Miss Management LLC, USA, discuss methods to reduce cognitive bias in industrial operations.
Jim DeLee, Fluid Components International, USA, discusses how natural gas fractionation process facilities rely on flow switches for relief valve leak monitoring.