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Connected data improves refinery operations

2017-01-17 08:14:28
 
    Neste Jacobs optimises Borealis PE2 plant 24-10-2013
Technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs was selected to optimize the recovery area of Borealis Borstar PE2 plant in Porvoo, Finland. The PE2......
    PETRONAS selects LyondellBasell Hostalen ACP PE technology 24-10-2013
LyondellBasell today announced PRPC Polymers Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), has selected the LyondellBasell Hostalen......
    SNC-Lavalin awarded five-year extension to GES+ contract with Saudi Aramco 24-10-2013
SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce that SNC-Lavalin Fayez Engineering, an engineering consultancy partnership between SNC-Lavalin and Dr. Zuhair Fayez, has been awarded a......
    Wood Group secures multi-million dollar framework agreement with Saudi Aramco 24-10-2013
Wood Group has secured a five year, multi-million dollar framework agreement to continue to provide engineering and project management services to Saudi Aramco’s onshore capital......
    Success of Axens takeover bid on Heurtey Petrochem shares 24-10-2013
Axens announces the successful outcome of its tender offer on the Heurtey Petrochem shares. The results of this offer were published today by the Autorité des marchés financiers......
    Connected data improves refinery operations
Connecting data with a common knowledge management platform improves visibility, response, and analysis to benefit refinery operations. The transition from board-mounted, pneumatic......
    Reciprocating compressors in a hydrogen plant
A hydrogen producer chose moderate speed reciprocating compressors for its natural gas feed and hydrogen product services. Since the early 1990s, emissions regulations throughout......
    Loss into gain in high-capacity trays Part 2: reverse vapour cross flow chanelling
Systematic troubleshooting diagnosed two complex problems that limited the capacity of an atmospheric crude distillation tower. In the 1990s, Irish Refining Company operated......
    A two stage approach to controlling fouling on preheat trains at OMV’s Schwechat refinery
Fouling in heat exchanger preheat trains is a well-known problem in the refining industry. Fouling reduces exchanger performance, increases furnace duty, reduces cooling......
    Corrosion resistance in tropical environments
Tests at NASA demonstrate how super-duplex tubes provide corrosion resistance at lower cost in a challenging environment. Corrosion problems are creating serious issues for refineries......
    CORAL™ FCC catalysts
Improving residue FCC unit performance through enhanced catalyst accessibility. Mass transfer limitations. Many FCC units experience losses in conversion and bottoms selectivity as......
    AltairStrickland from start-up to success
Even though I’m a Chemical Engineer by education, I found myself veering off into marketing. I worked for Timet, a company that produced Titanium. I also worked for the Polaroid.....
    SVM 3000 Stabinger Viscometer
The SVM 3000 Stabinger Viscometer is a rotational viscometer with a cylinder geometry. It is based on a modified Couette principle with a rapidly rotating outer tube and an inner......
    Ariel Coproration API 618 moderate-speed process compressors
Ariel’s moderate-speed API 618 process compressors are utilized in a wide range of applications around the globe, providing the safety and reliability demanded by today’s refinery......
    Arofining™ - Aromatics purification via selective hydrogenation
An important source of aromatics for petrochemical end-uses originates from high severity, continuous catalyst regeneration (CCR) reformers. The current trend towards high......
    Offsite cleaning cost comparisons
Dunn Heat Exchangers offsite heat exchanger cleaning cost comparisons to onsite cleaning can be misleading. There are many hidden costs associated with onsite cleaning......
    CATnap catalyst removal technology by Cat Tech
CATNap® patented technology eliminates the need for working in dangerous nitrogen filled environment typically created in Hydrotreaters and  Hydrocrackers whilst routine......
    CB&I corporate overview
CB&I is a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the  energy industry. With over 125 years of experience and the expertise of more than 40,000 employees, CB&I provides......
    WirelessHART® remote antenna installation guidelines
This video discusses best practices for mounting the remote antenna for maximum range for different installations......
    GXM1™ high capacity premium granulator
In response to the need for a new generation of formed sulphur to meet the increasingly stringent standards imposed by both environmental considerations and customer preference......
 
 
 
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