- Global Energy Infrastructure
Business Systems Management
Discover a powerful tool for scheduling in ERM systems
Employing practical cross-functional links between production and financial planning in this process helps to produce effective results
Steady-state online data reconciliation in a crude oil distillation unit
These techniques improved profitability of online optimization
Increase MPC project efficiency using multivariable closed-loop identification
This method reduces test time and improves model quality
Maintenance and Reliability
Magnetic-drive pumps: technology and new applications
Developments in bearings, containment shells, magnets and cooling techniques improve reliability
HP Control: Online monitoring of APC benefits
The December HP In Control editorial, "Automation: moving from a commodity," caught my attention because the benefit of online monitoring of advanced control has been a frequent topic a..
HP Reliability: Storage protection of positive displacement compressors
Preservation or corrosion inhibiting of inactive process machinery depends on the type of equipment, expected length of inactivity and the time required to restore the equipment to serv..
HP Water Management: What do scaling indices mean?
Industry has developed several semi-quantitative measures of the scaling tendency of water. System designers and engineers use these empirical indices to predict the scaling from water ..
HP Automation Safety: Making decisions about risk reduction
Although we all make decisions every day, very few of us use a systematic process. When making decisions about things like risk reduction, a systematic process is essential. The nature ..
Trends and Resources
HP Construction: HPIn Construction
BASF-YPC / Shaw sign contract for construction of steam-cracker BASF-YPC Co. Ltd. has awarded a contract to The Shaw Group Inc. for the engineering, procurement and construction of its ..
HP In Brief: HPIn Brief
Several 'promising' combinations of technology and products for stranded gas utilization are assessed in a new report from Chem Systems (www.chemsystems.com). Technologies for producing middle distill..
HP Impact: HPImpact: Chem Systems petrochemical outlook
Economic supply / demand forecasts vary for different HPI market segments. Recent presentations at the annual Chem Systems petrochemical conference (Houston, Texas, Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2001) featured cu..
HP Impact: HPImpact: Responding to the e-business challenge
What's the fallout and future for buyer-seller e-commerce exchanges in the HPI? A year has passed since the first electronic marketplaces hit the scene. Recently, Leif Eriksen from AMR Research Inc. (..
Information service for the Newly Independent States
Bill Crowley, Contributing Editor Comments? Write: editorial@HydrocarbonProcessing.com Surprise! The boss walked in and asked you to take a trip to Russ..
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Tough times still ahead
Participation in the petrochemical industry is not for the faint of heart. Let's face it; this industry operates in a cyclic nature. We often seek soothsayers that can accurately forete..
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