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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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A path to the future through holistic and integrated solutions

In this white paper, you will gain a glimpse into the collaborative mindset Shell Catalysts & Technologies adopts when approaching energy transition challenges.

Published on the 04 May 2021

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A Connected Work Checklist for EHSQ Managers and Practitioners in the Oil and Gas Industry

Intelex is excited to share with you the Connected Work Checklist for EHSQ Leaders and Practitioners in the Oil and Gas Industry.

Published on the 15 April 2021

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Simple, Fast, and Accurate Chlorine Analysis in VGO and VLSFO

MWDXRF, a version of X-ray Fluorescence, is becoming an increasingly more common alternative to microcoulometry for the measurement of chlorine in VGO and VLSFO. Learn more in this white paper from XOS.

Published on the 09 March 2021

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The Shell Blue Hydrogen Process

Helping heavy industries, refiners and resource holders to meet their net-zero-emission ambitions through the integration of proven technologies for affordable greenfield blue hydrogen production.

Published on the 01 March 2021

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A Better Way to Plant-Wide Optimization

Trying to apply the standard APC technologies or alternative rigorous modeling techniques to multi-unit optimisation has proved difficult as the problem scale is increased. The performance, veracity and maintainability of these ambitious and well-intentioned solutions suffer. To be successful, one needs a new approach. This paper examines one such approach, Honeywell Forge APC Plant-Wide Optimizer.

Published on the 01 February 2021

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