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August 2018

The August issue of Hydrocarbon Engineering covers LNG, gas processing, sulphur, corrosion protection and rotating equipment. It also includes our annual Compressor Review.

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True north strong and free
Gordon Cope, Contributing Editor, looks at the current status of the oil and gas sector in Alaska and Canada.

Fast-tracking first gas
Ankur Jariwala, Schlumberger, USA, reviews how an integrated gas processing facility delivered product to market in record time for an operator in Egypt.

Special solutions
Andy Shurtleff and Brandon D. Sumners, Airgas, an Air Liquide company, explain the role of industrial and specialty gases in reducing sulfur emissions.

Boosting performance and reliability
Uday Parekh, Blasch Precision Ceramics, USA, discusses how to boost process performance and reliability at hydrogen and sulfur recovery plants using ceramic technologies.

Go with the flow
G. Srivardhan, M. Rajasekhar and Vijay D. Thakare, Engineers India Ltd, discuss the application of computational fluid dynamics when troubleshooting a sulfur recovery unit.

Looking for light relief
Dr Annemarie Ott Weist and Mark J. Roberts, Air Products and Chemicals Inc., along with Laurent M. Brussol, David J. Holzer and Sylvain Vovard, TechnipFMC, discuss a new equipment arrangement and liquefaction process designed to accommodate the emerging need for lighter hydrocarbons.

Improved LNG line-up
Raymond Bergmann and John Specht, Shell Global Solutions International B.V., and Shelby McFarlin, LNG Canada, explain how LNG Canada enhanced the capital efficiency of its major new proposed LNG export facility.

Train to gain
Bobby Ferrell, Owens Corning, USA, outlines the importance of training programmes for proper insulation installations.

Yellow flag
Daniel Meier and Renate Ruitenberg, Nalco Champion, an Ecolab Company, USA, discuss providing water protection with a new yellow metal corrosion inhibitor.

From inspection to monitoring
Dr Tim Stevenson, Ionix Advanced Technologies Ltd, UK, evaluates the role of installed transducers in refineries, and the challenges from moving from inspection to continuous monitoring.

A hybrid approach
Jason DuBose and Matt Walton, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor International Corp., USA, shares a case study of how a first generation syngas steam turbine was modified after catastrophic damage.

Decoding stall and surge
Yousef Jarrah and Sugimoto Kouichi, Nikkiso Cryo, explore how stall and surge occur in rotating equipment.

Compressor review
Hydrocarbon Engineering presents a selection of advanced compressor equipment, technology and services that are available in the downstream oil and gas industry.

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