http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing History of the HPI: The 1970s: Crises, clean air, plastic bottles and the DCS http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/june-2022/100th-anniversary/history-of-the-hpi-the-1970s-crises-clean-air-plastic-bottles-and-the-dcs The 1970s were marked by several historical events that affected not only the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) but nations around the world. Xylene-loop scheme for minimized GHG emissions and PX production cost http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/june-2022/special-focus-process-optimization/xylene-loop-scheme-for-minimized-ghg-emissions-and-px-production-cost Molecular management, energy efficiency and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have become major focuses for petrochemical complexes, including aromatics plants. HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1960s: Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/100th-anniversary/hp-flashback-excerpts-from-the-1960s-petrochemicals-rise-in-prominence-and-new-know-how-in-refining-processes Petrochemicals rise in prominence and new know-how in refining processes History of the HPI: The 1960s: Synthetic oils, zeolite catalysts, LLDPE, OPEC and and creation of the PLC http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/100th-anniversary/history-of-the-hpi-the-1960s-synthetic-oils-zeolite-catalysts-lldpe-opec-and-and-creation-of-the-plc During the 1960s, the global refining and petrochemical industries witnessed new processes and products that enhanced the daily lives of millions of people around the world. HP Flashback: Excerpts from the 1950s: Capacity expands after WW2 and technologies and maintenance mature http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/100th-anniversary/hp-flashback-excerpts-from-the-1950s-capacity-expands-after-ww2-and-technologies-and-maintenance-mature The following is a mixture of technical articles, columns and headlines published in the 1950s by Petroleum Refiner, the forerunner to Hydrocarbon Processing. Enhance aromatics production with concurrent reduction of environmental footprint—Part 2 http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/special-focus-petrochemical-technology/enhance-aromatics-production-with-concurrent-reduction-of-environmental-footprint-part-2 Part 1 of this article (October 2021) discussed how catalytic reforming processes produce olefin contaminants in aromatics streams via paraffin dehydrogenation side reactions. HP Flashback: Operations expand and technologies advance during global conflict: Excerpts from the 1940s http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/history-of-the-hpi/hp-flashback-operations-expand-and-technologies-advance-during-global-conflict-excerpts-from-the-1940s This articles details several case studies on the use of x-ray technology for inspection purposes. This includes for the inspection of casings, forgings and welded structures, among others. Industry Pioneers: Polymer science, catalytic cracking, petrochemicals and EPC http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/history-of-the-hpi/industry-pioneers-polymer-science-catalytic-cracking-petrochemicals-and-epc Waldo Semon was an American chemist whose detour with assigned laboratory research at B. F. Goodrich led to the development of vinyl—the second best-selling plastic in the world. Impact of biofeed retrofits, co-processing on refinery amine units, SWSs and SRUs—Part 2 http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/february-2022/bio-based-processing/impact-of-biofeed-retrofits-co-processing-on-refinery-amine-units-swss-and-srus-part-2 Producing diesel with a portion of biologically sourced carbon is being done at an increasing number of conventional crude oil refineries. HP Flashback: Operations, processes and safety evolve and advance: Excerpts from the 1930s http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/february-2022/100th-anniversary/hp-flashback-operations-processes-and-safety-evolve-and-advance-excerpts-from-the-1930s The following is a mixture of technical articles, columns and headlines published in the 1930s by The Refiner and Natural Gasoline Manufacturer, the forerunner to Hydrocarbon Processing.