http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Business Trends: The acceleration of industrial autonomy and its impact on sustainable manufacturing http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/june-2022/trends-and-resources/business-trends-the-acceleration-of-industrial-autonomy-and-its-impact-on-sustainable-manufacturing In 2020, the author’s company published the results of a survey that highlighted a significant shift to industrial autonomy, with as many as 89% of companies planning to increase the level of autonomy in their operations. Innovations http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/june-2022/trends-and-resources/innovations In a continued effort to serve the corrosion industry, Carboline has launched CarboNext, a program to educate, connect, support and engage with the next generation of engineers and professionals. 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. Sensitivity analysis of a plug flow reactor http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/process-optimization/sensitivity-analysis-of-a-plug-flow-reactor A sensitivity analysis study evaluates uncertainties in a model’s output based on the changes in the input parameters of the model. Save energy and reduce CO<sub>2</sub> emissions with closed-loop optimization of utilities networks http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/digital-technology/save-energy-and-reduce-cosub2sub-emissions-with-closed-loop-optimization-of-utilities-networks Oil and gas, petrochemical and chemical companies face the difficult challenge of maximizing profitability while achieving aggressive decarbonization objectives set for 2030 and beyond. High risk, high stakes: Why digitalization is critical for hydrocarbon processing http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/digital-technology/high-risk-high-stakes-why-digitalization-is-critical-for-hydrocarbon-processing Hydrocarbon processing, by nature, is a high-risk operation. Use straightforward troubleshooting and failure analysis to benefit the HPI http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/special-focus-maintenance-and-reliability/use-straightforward-troubleshooting-and-failure-analysis-to-benefit-the-hpi To operate reliably and profitably, oil refineries, petrochemical plants and gas processing facilities must avoid equipment failures. Blockchain and the downstream segment: Increasing efficiency through technology http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/digital-technology/blockchain-and-the-downstream-segment-increasing-efficiency-through-technology Oil and gas companies are finding creative ways to look for solutions to new problems in the face of climate change and growing environmental awareness. 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. Accelerating and expanding process control benefits http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/process-controls-instrumentation-and-automation/accelerating-and-expanding-process-control-benefits Advanced industrial data analytics has a prominent role to play in process control and automation.