http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing 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. Bringing treatments to a boil http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/may-2022/water-management/bringing-treatments-to-a-boil The function of a boiler is simple. It boils water to produce steam, which, in turn, provides energy. 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. History of the HPI: The 1950s: Capacity expansion, HDPE/PP, polycarbonate, computers and rocket science http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/100th-anniversary/history-of-the-hpi-the-1950s-capacity-expansion-hdpepp-polycarbonate-computers-and-rocket-science The 1950s marked an evolution in the use of oil by nations around the world. Investigation and diagnosis of startup foaming issues at a new tail gas treater http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/april-2022/special-focus-maintenance-and-reliability/investigation-and-diagnosis-of-startup-foaming-issues-at-a-new-tail-gas-treater In May 2021, Phillips 66 started up a new methyl diethanolamine (MDEA)-based tail gas unit at its Belle Chasse, Louisiana, refinery. Cleaning mud oil incineration offgases http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/environment-and-safety/cleaning-mud-oil-incineration-offgases The sustainable management of petroleum exploration and refining requires appropriate treatment and disposal of the oily waste generated. 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. Web-based software for predicting crude compatibility and optimization for increasing heavy oil processing http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/february-2022/special-focus-digital-technologies/web-based-software-for-predicting-crude-compatibility-and-optimization-for-increasing-heavy-oil-processing Refineries in oil-importing nations typically process a blend of crude oils, rather than a single crude oil, to ensure that an optimum product mix can be obtained at the minimum costs. Corrosion: Maintaining profitability with opportunity crudes while mitigating naphthenic acid corrosion http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2021/december-2021/columns/corrosion-maintaining-profitability-with-opportunity-crudes-while-mitigating-naphthenic-acid-corrosion Refiners are asked to produce products within ever tighter margins in a changing industry.