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The future of automation

2017-01-24 10:40:33
 
    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries expands North American oil & gas business 24/1/16
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has established a specialized Oil & Gas Division within Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA), its Houston-based U.S. subsidiary......
    Praxair signs long hydrogen supply agreement with Marathon Petroleum 23/1/16
Praxair, Inc. has signed a long-term contract to supply hydrogen to Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s refinery in Garyville, Louisiana. The company will use the hydrogen to......
    Siemens to supply compressor trains for natural gas processing plants in Iran 23/1/16
Siemens has received a major order for 12 compressor trains for two onshore natural gas processing plants in Iran. The company Palayesh Parsian Sepehr will operate the plants......
    Petrotechnics to provide a digital approach to Saudi Aramco’s Jazan refinery 23/1/16
Petrotechnics, the developer of Proscient, the hazardous industries’ first software platform for Operational Excellence, has been selected by Accenture to deliver its solution for Saudi......
    Shell to sell stake in SADAF chemicals JV in Saudi Arabia to SABIC 22/1/16
Shell and SABIC have signed an agreement whereby SABIC will acquire Shell’s 50% share in the petrochemicals SADAF joint venture, located in Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for......
    The future of automation
The Industrial Internet of Things promises to be the biggest influence on plant automation systems since the advent of distributed control systems. The hype around the Internet of......
    Handling delayed coker disturbances with APC
An advanced process control system provides automatic detection of disturbances during drum switch in a delayed coker to raise performance levels. A delayed coker unit (DCU) is an......
    Troubleshooting standpipe aeration
Standpipe aeration plays a critical role in smooth catalyst circulation in the riser and reactor of a FCC unit. A refiner details guidelines for effective aeration. Fluidisation of catalyst is most......
    SRU simulation getting the properties right
Reliable, predictive simulation software for SRUs requires recognition of many of the unique properties and behaviours of sulphur. There are several commercially available tools for......
    Adjusting gas treatment strategies to resolve methanol issues
It is not uncommon today for producers to introduce methanol into their hydrocarbon systems, either as a means of hydrate inhibition, as an additive blended with H2S scavengers, or......
    Multi-stage reaction catalysts (MSRC)
BASF has introduced its latest FCC catalyst manufacturing innovation, the MSRC platform. This breakthrough manufacturing development takes advantage of staged reactions with......
    BLASCH HexWall™
For sulfur recovery, sulfuric acid plant sulfur burners and spent recovery furnaces. BLASCH HexWall™ is a versatile, mechanically stable system consisting of a series of stackable......
    Selecting the best solvent for gas treating
Selecting the best amine/solvent for gas treating is not a trivial task. There are a number of amines available to remove contaminants such as CO2, H2 S and organic sulfur......
    Burckhardt valve service
Reduce operating costs of all your reciprocating compressors. For best compressor performance – get a complete solution from the OEM. Burckhardt Compression has its own, leading......
    Making your plant work smarter
Cat Tech is at the forefront of new technologies. After years of research we are now unloading and loading catalysts from petroleum processing units faster, safer and more economically......
    We are Fluor
Fluor takes on some of the toughest challenges in engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, maintenance, and project management around the globe......
    Grabner Instruments distillation unit
MINIDIS ADXpert is a portable, true atmospheric und automatic distillation analyzer for the analysis of hydrocarbons, solvents and other liquids. Designed for laboratory and field......
    HyOctane™ - squeeze more value out of your FCC gasoline
Do you ever wonder why there is so little competition in the FCC gasoline post-treatment catalyst market? Well, we did, and now there’s a better choice......
    A standardized activity test for diesel hydrotreating catalysts
This standardized pilot plant test has been used to test and rank 40 catalysts from all major vendors......
    Hydrogen purification technology
Honeywell UOP has been a leader in hydrogen purification and management for more than 50 years. Explore Honeywell UOP's hydrogen purification solution - PSA......
 
 
 
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