http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Trip your turbine troubles: Optimize the reliability of steam-driven turbines http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/november-2022/maintenance-and-reliability/trip-your-turbine-troubles-optimize-the-reliability-of-steam-driven-turbines Steam turbines are essential for successful operations in refining and petrochemical plants, such as at the wet gas compressor and regenerator air blower of a fluidized catalytic cracking unit (FCCU). Sustainable steel/chemicals production: Removal of impurities for valorization of steel mill gases http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/october-2022/special-focus-plant-safety-and-environment/sustainable-steelchemicals-production-removal-of-impurities-for-valorization-of-steel-mill-gases Industry faces significant challenges relating to the transition toward cleaner energy and more sustainable feedstocks. Electric drive LNG can grow with the clean energy transition http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/august-2022/bonus-report-gas-processing-lng-industry-spotlight/electric-drive-lng-can-grow-with-the-clean-energy-transition As companies across markets set aggressive decarbonization goals and sustainability commitments to align with changing regulations and consumer demands for greener energy and fuel, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry is searching for ways to lower emissions. Advanced cleaner technology: Leveraging tailored solutions for reliability goals http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/june-2022/special-focus-process-optimization/advanced-cleaner-technology-leveraging-tailored-solutions-for-reliability-goals Operators at refineries, petrochemical plants and power generation companies are under constant pressure to reduce maintenance and operational costs, boost productivity, minimize risk of unplanned outages and maximize time between overhaul periods. 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. Rotating equipment oil systems optimization guideline http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/march-2022/valves-pumps-and-turbomachinery/rotating-equipment-oil-systems-optimization-guideline The industry is moving away from oil shaft seals and hydraulic speed control for turbines to advanced alternatives. Valves, Pumps and Turbomachinery: Be cautious with systems that are not foolproof http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2022/january-2022/columns/valves-pumps-and-turbomachinery-be-cautious-with-systems-that-are-not-foolproof Mechanical systems, especially rotary equipment, are designed to support easy maintenance jobs with less complexity and low chances of incorrect installation. Safety and environmental benefits of reliability engineering http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2021/december-2021/environment-and-safety/safety-and-environmental-benefits-of-reliability-engineering When you boil down the mission of reliability to its bare essence, the job is to deliver maximum operational availability for the least amount of money over the lifecycle of the asset. Impact plant performance by improving the steam system http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2021/december-2021/process-optimization/impact-plant-performance-by-improving-the-steam-system Petrochemical plants and refineries face production and profitability challenges on multiple fronts. Reliability: Taking ownership of problems http://admin.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/magazine/2021/april-2021/columns/reliability-taking-ownership-of-problems Taking ownership of issues during a critical or troubling time is just as important as assuming responsibility during times of opportunity and benefit.