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. 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. 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. Quickly screen catalysts for hydrotreating of vegetable oil using high-throughput micro-pilot plants http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/special-focus-biofuels-alternative-fuels-and-green-petrochemicals/quickly-screen-catalysts-for-hydrotreating-of-vegetable-oil-using-high-throughput-micro-pilot-plants Accurate catalyst evaluation is an important step in optimizing catalytic processes with respect to product yield, energy efficiency and overall product quality. Overview of decarbonization pathways for the oil and gas and petrochemical industries—Part 1 http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/special-focus-biofuels-alternative-fuels-and-green-petrochemicals/overview-of-decarbonization-pathways-for-the-oil-and-gas-and-petrochemical-industries-part-1 This two-part article will cover the seven pathways to decarbonizing the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. Circular Economy: Innovative recycling, driving circularity while decarbonizing the petrochemical industry http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/columns/circular-economy-innovative-recycling-driving-circularity-while-decarbonizing-the-petrochemical-industry Plastic pollution’s environmental challenges, as well as new government legislation, are having a significant impact on the plastics industry. Plastics circularity: How to solve the challenge of retaining quality in recycled polymers http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/green-petrochemicals/plastics-circularity-how-to-solve-the-challenge-of-retaining-quality-in-recycled-polymers Businesses and governments around the world have united behind the vision of a circular economy for plastics. 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).