http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing German oil refiner to halt diesel deliveries after lightning strike http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2022/06/german-oil-refiner-to-halt-diesel-deliveries-after-lightning-strike German oil refiner Bayernoil GmbH plans to halt deliveries of diesel and heating oil to customers for several days from Thursday after a lightning strike. Marr Contracting switches to renewable diesel from Neste in Australia http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2022/06/marr-contracting-switches-to-renewable-diesel-from-neste-in-australia The switch to Neste-produced 100% renewable diesel comes after significant consultation with Marr clients and leaders within Australia’s construction industry on the best solution for transitioning away from fossil fuels. Worley to work with Heartwell on a greenfield renewable diesel plant http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2022/06/worley-to-work-with-heartwell-on-a-greenfield-renewable-diesel-plant Worley has been awarded a contract by Heartwell Renewables LLC, a joint venture between The Love’s Family of Companies and Cargill, for a greenfield renewable fuels plant in Hastings, Nebraska. The downstream rundown: In case you missed it http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2022/05/the-downstream-rundown-in-case-you-missed-it In case you missed any downstream news, this piece will give you a summary of some of the top stories from last week. 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. Business Trends: Insights from the <i>2020 Worldwide Fuels Refinery Performance Analysis</i> http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/trends-and-resources/business-trends-insights-from-the-i2020-worldwide-fuels-refinery-performance-analysisi The author’s company recently completed its data analysis for the 2020 Worldwide Fuels Refinery Performance Analysis (Fuels Study). Combating naphtha reflux section corrosion mechanism and production losses in a CDU http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/process-optimization/combating-naphtha-reflux-section-corrosion-mechanism-and-production-losses-in-a-cdu Corrosion is one of the most important challenges that refineries face (FIG. 1).1 Industry Pioneers: Cracking technology, catalysts, polymers and zeolites http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/100th-anniversary/industry-pioneers-cracking-technology-catalysts-polymers-and-zeolites Donald Campbell, Eger Murphree, Homer Martin and Charles Tyson—often called the ‘Four Horsemen’—are credited with the landmark invention of fluid catalytic cracking (FCC). 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.