Environment & Safety Gas Processing/LNG Maintenance & Reliability Petrochemicals Process Control Process Optimization Project Management Refining

Nichols, Lee

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

History of the HPI: The 1990s: Clean fuels and emissions mitigation, M&A, GTL and the fieldbus wars

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Much like several initiatives passed in the 1970s and 1980s, the 1990s were a decade heavily focused on environmental issues, with many new regulations being enacted to not only mitigate industrial and vehicle emissions but also to advance the production of clean fuels globally.

HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1980s: Energy efficiency, advanced process controls, improved maintenance and a focus on the environment

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Can a computer reduce your maintenance?

History of the HPI: The 1980s: Oil spike/collapse, liquid crystals, conducting polymers and the rise of AR/VR

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Several major impactful events took place in the global oil and gas and petrochemical industries in the 1980s.

Editorial Comment: No flow, no go: Stressing the importance of flow control technologies

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

One of the most critical aspects of plant operations is controlling the flow of liquids and gases throughout refining and petrochemical process units.

Industry Perspectives

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

In 1H 2022, new capital projects have declined 19% vs. 1H 2021.

Industry Perspectives: Hydrocarbon Processing’s Mid-Year Update webcast to be held in late June

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Over the past several years, the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) has been engaged in a whirlwind of peaks and valleys.

Editorial Comment

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

The hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) is filled with unique and innovative people that stive to provide technologies, processes and services to better the industry in which they work.

HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1970s: Maintenance, optimization, safety and digital technologies

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Maintenance, optimization, safety and digital technologies

History of the HPI: The 1970s: Crises, clean air, plastic bottles and the DCS

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

The 1970s were marked by several historical events that affected not only the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) but nations around the world.

HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1960s: Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes