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The future of operational excellence: ESG, quality and the energy sector

ESG helps you achieve sustainable business practices, especially in the energy sector. Learn how ESG and quality can help your organisation reach new levels of operational excellence while making positive contributions to the global community.

Published on the 01 October 2021

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How artificial intelligence can improve advanced process control

With the growing adoption of AI in process industries, AI solutions continue to increase their role within production optimisation, pushing sustainability efforts and mitigating risk in a world full of disruptions, commodity fluctuations, and other uncertainties. Read this paper to find out more!

Published on the 01 October 2021

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Precision comparison between ASTM test methods D7039, D2622, and D5453

Using ASTM PTP results from 2019 - 2021, this white paper discusses which of the common test methods – D7039, D2622, and D5453 – demonstrated the best performance and reproducibility.

Published on the 01 October 2021

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Handling increasing yields from asphaltene/pitch streams

A review of the various residue upgrading technologies available for managing asphaltene/pitch streams resulting from BOTB processes such as residue phase hydrocracking and solvent deasphalting.

Published on the 01 September 2021

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Making every molecule matter: The technology journey

Learn how energy producers and resource holders can keep pace with the energy transition over the short, medium, and long term.

Published on the 01 September 2021

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A fresh look at accelerating electrification and the role that thermal plays

The goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement are now playing out, with companies and governments making drastic changes to hit ambitious targets. While investment in clean energy is a huge part of these changes, it must go hand-in-hand with the further electrification of industrial processes. Read this white paper to find out more.

Published on the 08 June 2021

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Capture value by processing resid in the FCC

Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) conversion technology is scaling up, providing more options for competing against a confluence of market and regulatory forces. Many of the options under consideration involve increasing resid conversion through the FCC unit. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated market expansion of chemical building blocks such as propylene. This suggests opportunities for upgrading resid to petrochemicals and marketable fuel components such as high octane alkylate.

Published on the 01 June 2021

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The challenges of maintaining equipment on offshore platforms

In one of the toughest and remote industrial environments, equipment reliability is not only a priority, but also a major challenge. This paper looks at the solutions that can improve both performance and reliability.

Published on the 19 May 2021

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