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Special Report: Liquefied Natural Gas Developments
Improve decision-making for LNG projects via an integrated technology
Gas Processing/LNG / Process Optimization / Americas / Asia/Pacific / Engineering & Design / Europe / Information Systems / Middle East / Natural Gas
This approach to modeling and economics cuts through the complexity of project capital investment
Two-phase fluid cycle efficiently recovers power from FSRUs
Gas Processing/LNG / Process Optimization / Americas / Asia/Pacific / Engineering & Design / Europe / Middle East / Natural Gas
Compact design is efficient and economical
Bonus Report: Maintenance and Reliability
Rethink lubrication and steam issues on emergency equipment
Environment & Safety / Maintenance & Reliability / Americas / Asia/Pacific / Compressors / Environment / Europe / Heat Transfer / Middle East / Safety / Turbines
‘Best available technology’ is a must for backup systems
Run your pumps like a pro
Follow these tips to boost efficiency and avoid failures
Engineering Case Histories
HP Control: Lose the pyramid (and find process control success)
Most people would classify multi-variable control—or advanced process control (APC)—over the past 20 years as a “slam dunk” in terms of process control, automation and optimization..
HPIn Europe: Lesson learned from the US is being applied in Europe’s cap and trade system
The economic pressures that have progressively ring-fenced oil products for the transportation sector over the last 40 years are about to get a significant boost from Europe’s new world-spanning ..
HP Integration Strategies: Future of hydraulic fracturing depends on effective water treatment
Environment & Safety / Gas Processing/LNG / Americas / Asia/Pacific / Environment / Europe / Greenhouse Gases / Middle East
The benefits of using hydraulic fracturing (HF) to stimulate gas and oil flow from both new and existing wells are obvious. However, the downside is that this technique consumes huge quantities (along..
HP Reliability: Pump switching: What is the best practice?
Maintenance & Reliability / Process Optimization / Americas / Asia/Pacific / Engineering & Design / Europe / Middle East / Pumps / Rotating Equipment
From a recent sequence of correspondence, we discern that certain rulings were being made years ago, although the rationale used to make these rulings has not been explained. This example involves a r..
Trends and Resources
HP In Brief: HPIn Brief
US biodiesel market The US biodiesel industry will grow to support more than 74,000 jobs throughout the economy by 2015 while creating some $4 billion in household income, more than doubling current l..
HP Construction: North America
Gas Processing/LNG / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Americas / Construction / Crude oil / Diesel / Engineering & Design / Gasoline
CB&I has been awarded an additional project, valued at approximately $50 million, for storage tanks at an oil-sands project near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. CB&I’s scope of work includes the ..
HP Construction: South America
Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Americas / Construction / Engineering & Design
CB&I has been awarded a storage tank project, valued in excess of $40 million, by Bahamas Oil Refining Co., Intl., Ltd. CB&I’s scope of work includes the engineering, procurement, fabrication and..
HP Construction: Europe
Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Construction / Crude oil / Diesel / Engineering & Design / Europe / Gasoline / Polymers
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has received a contract from Goteborg Energi AB for the GoBiGas project, a 20-MW biomass gasification and methanation project in Goteborg, Sweden. Officials estimate the ..
HP Construction: Middle East
Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Aromatics / Catalysts / Construction / Crude oil / Engineering & Design / Middle East / Polymers
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been awarded the Ras Tanura Refinery Clean Fuels and Aromatics Project, the first major project to be awarded under the Saudi Aramco general engineering and project m..
HP Construction: Asia-Pacific
Petrochemicals / Process Control / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Asia/Pacific / Biofuels / Catalysts / Construction / Crude oil / Engineering & Design / Gasoline / Polymers
Foster Wheeler AG’s Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Thai Oil Public Co., Ltd. for the basic design engineering package and engineering, procurement and co..
HP Construction: Total completes deep conversion project work in Port Arthur, Texas
Three-year, $2.2-billion refinery project includes 50,000-bpd coker, 55,000-bpd vacuum distillation unit and the 64,000-bpd distillate hydrotreater
HP Impact: Canadian oil sands in the US market
A recent report from IHS CERA analyzed the role of Canadian oil sands in the US market. Currently, the US is practically the only market for Canadian crude oil. Although Canadian oil is exported to ma..
HP Impact: NOx control market to reach $7.6 billion
The market for selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems and replacement catalyst will reach a record $7.6 billion this year (Fig. 2). This is according to the latest forecast published by the McIlv..
HP Impact: China overtakes US as top energy consumer
China became the world’s largest energy consumer in 2010, overtaking the US during a year that saw the rebound in the global economy drive consumption higher and at a rate not seen since the afte..
HP Associations: Useful news floats downstream
The mega-gathering known as the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is primarily focused upstream and offshore, but there are nuggets of information that seep out from its yearly proceedings that hav..
HP Innovations: HPInnovations
Environment & Safety / Gas Processing/LNG / Refining / Analyzers / Biofuels / Environment / Loss Prevention / Natural Gas / Safety
Kink-resistant hose provides longer service lifeSaint-Gobain Performance Plastics (SGPPL) has introduced a high-performance solution for transferring bulk corrosive chemicals. A superior flexible and ..
Lean process flow and optimized automation control METTLER TOLEDO offers solutions to streamline production lines, improve equipment effectiveness, increase functionality with no additional cost,..
Instrument offers superior selectivity and best-in-class sensitivity  The Thermo Scientific TSQ Quantum XLS Ultra reportedly delivers increased matrix selectivity for applications requiring lower..
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