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Reliability: Know the pitfalls of excessively high oil viscosity

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Bloch, Heinz P.

Since its inception in June 1990, more than half of the 347 “HP Reliability” columns published in Hydrocarbon Processing have incorporated consulting experiences and communications that span the globe.

Industry Perspectives: What topics do you want to hear about?

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Throughout Hydrocarbon Processing’s 97 yr of publishing technical material for the refining and petrochemical industries, the journal has focused on numerous topics to optimize downstream processing facility operations.

Separate fine solid particles from dusty air with a uniflow cyclone

TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd.: Sakthivel, S.
Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi: Pitchumani, B.

Fine particles are usually collected by dry collectors, wet collectors, electrostatic precipitators and filters, at the commercial level.

Pump sealing for low-temperature hydrocarbons and liquefied atmospheric gases

John Crane Inc.: Savage, M.

Pumping of low-temperature and cryogenic fluids requires specific and unique engineering technologies for the shaft sealing system.

Case study for a high-performing refinery loss control program

Emerson Automation Solutions: Valentine, J.
YPF: Videla, R.

Most refineries have some sort of mass balance and loss control program in place for accounting, planning and scheduling, as well as for financial and operational evaluation purposes.

Cloud-based condition monitoring solutions optimize reliability of rotating equipment

India Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative, Phulpur: Mishra, G.
Nanoprecise Sci Corp.: McClatchie, D.  |  Vedula, S.

Hydrocarbon processing (HP) companies are seeking opportunities to improve productivity, optimize equipment availability and increase process uptime.

Equipment reliability: Critical to protecting margins in a volatile environment

ExxonMobil: Donlon, A.

For any hydrocarbon processor, margin is king.

Editorial Comment: Where some see roadblocks, we see opportunities

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

In the January issue of Hydrocarbon Processing, the editorial comment focused on the roadmap to advancing ideas.


Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

Engineers tasked with finding a green solution to waste gas emissions from hydrocarbon storage tanks during loading and unloading operations will find that the ST100 series thermal flowmeter from Fluid Components International (FCI) supports tank vapor recovery systems, which help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Petrochemicals: Which network can fulfil the petrochemical sector’s desire to exploit Industry 4.0?

Rajant Corp.: Smith, G.

The global petrochemical industry has not been short of success.