Construction

Why compact actuation solutions are ideal for constrained space installations

Rakita, M., Emerson Automation Solutions

Many oil and gas industry applications face space constraints. This limitation requires more compact solutions providing the same performance as traditional alternatives, and this is particularly true in many valve installations, where actuators often require an inordinate amount of space.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 08/05

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week.

Hydrocarbon Processing announces finalists for the 2022 Awards Program

The HP Awards celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year.

Nextchem awarded FEED contract for an advanced mechanical recycling plant of municipal waste in Europe

NextChem has been awarded a FEED contract by a market leader in plastics and chemicals for an advanced mechanical recycling plant of municipal plastic waste in Europe.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 7/22

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week.

Austria to tap fuel reserves again during refinery outage

Austria said it plans to release fuel from its national reserves for a second time since an accident at the country's biggest refinery in June prolonged an outage that is set to continue at least for another month.

Developing and utilizing a novel, toughened epoxy adhesive

Wade, I., Belzona Polymerics Ltd.

When identifying solutions that can offer assurance and longevity, the maintenance and reliability of asset repairs can be challenging.

History of the HPI: The 1980s: Oil spike/collapse, liquid crystals, conducting polymers and the rise of AR/VR

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Several major impactful events took place in the global oil and gas and petrochemical industries in the 1980s.

Enabling a circular economy delivery model through truckable modularization

Villegas, M., Koch Modular Process Systems

As resources become scarcer, and as costs continue to rise, companies are looking for new methods to reduce their material feedstock costs and remain competitive.

Storage tank settlement and soil-side corrosion assessment with optimized repair strategy

Alsaiari, M., Alghamdi, F., Saudi Aramco

Aboveground storage tanks are used in several industries with different fluid services. These