Maximizing profitability by operationalizing performance criteria

Parbhoo, R., Seeq

In the hydrocarbon and other process industries, engineering and operations teams have a fundamental responsibility to maximize asset profitability.

Maintenance and Reliability: Non-standard flanges for catalytic cracking units

Knauf, M., Garlock

In more complex petroleum refineries, a secondary processing step may be implemented to produce more usable end products.

Steam-surface condensers: Lessons from the field

Lines, J., Graham Corp.

Steam-surface condensers are used throughout the refining, petrochemical and chemical industries.

Chinese refiner Chambroad set to start bitumen plant in Hainan

China's Chambroad Petrochemicals is set to start operating a refining unit in the southern province of Hainan in May to produce mainly bitumen with an aim to export the material used to pave roads.

Neste completed second series of runs at its Porvoo refinery

Neste has successfully concluded its second series of industrial-scale processing runs with liquefied waste plastic at its refinery in Porvoo, Finland.

Qantas, Airbus to invest in Australian biofuel refinery

Qantas Airways Ltd and Airbus SE will jointly invest $1.34 MM in a biofuel refinery being set up in Australia's Queensland state that would convert agricultural by-products into sustainable aviation fuel.

Honeywell to support world’s largest renewable fuels plant in Panama

Honeywell announced that SGP BioEnergy will implement Honeywell’s Experion System Technology at its Golden City Biorefinery in Colón, Panama.

CIB to invest C$277-MM in Shell-Suncor biorefinery in Quebec

Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) said on Monday it would invest C$277-MM in a carbon recycling facility in Quebec run by a joint-venture backed by Shell and Suncor Energy Inc.

French strikes keep record crude volumes on the water, crash storage levels

French strike action has led to record amounts of crude and condensate sitting idly offshore while the country's crude stocks have plummeted.

Saudi Aramco to open new China refinery-petchem complex in 2026

Saudi Aramco and its Chinese partners aim to start full operations at a refinery and petrochemical project in northeast China in 2026 to meet the country's growing demand for fuel and petrochemicals.