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August 2022

The August issue of Hydrocarbon Engineering begins with a keynote article from the AFPM looking at why collaboration is a key driver of safety improvements in the oil and gas sector. Other topics include LNG, compressor technology, decarbonisation, valves and actuators.

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The secret to safety
Lara Swett, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), USA, explains why collaboration is a top driver of safety improvements in the oil and gas industry.

Big data in catalysis
Christoph Hauber and Tilman Sauer, hte GmbH, Germany, discuss how integrated database designs enable holistic approaches in R&D.

A helping hand on the road to decarbonised operations
Richard Irwin, Bentley, UK, explains how improving reliability strategies and asset information reduces both downtime and carbon emissions.

Manage to mitigate
Stephen Anderson, Daniel Walker and Andrew Jackson, Intertek, examine how to manage the quality risks associated with LNG construction projects.

Leading the way towards LNG safety
Alec Cusick, Owens Corning, USA, details a passive approach to mitigating pool fire risk at LNG facilities.

Keeping your options open
Klaus Brun, Elliott Group, USA, explores the different technology options for hydrogen compression.

Streamlined operations
Luiz Soriano and Dave Winquist, Siemens Energy, USA, consider how to maximise reciprocating compressor efficiency.

Fight the surge
Nabil Abu-Khader, Compressor Controls Corp. (CCC), UAE, explains the effect of a proactive recycle trip response in antisurge control.

Shipping’s new scene
Giacomo Rispoli and Alessia Borgogna, MyRechemical, Italy, discuss the use of low-carbon methanol from waste as a new fuel to help decarbonise the shipping sector.

Controlling combustion for a cleaner future
Keith Warren, Servomex, UK, looks at the role that combustion measurements play in controlling carbon emissions.

Simulating mercaptans and COS removal
Prashanth Chandran, Harnoor Kaur, Nathan Hatcher, Jeffrey Weinfeld and Ralph Weiland, Optimized Gas Treating Inc., USA, detail a new model for carbonyl sulfide (COS) absorption into amines based on mass transfer rates and reaction kinetics.

Keeping things operating smoothly
Dave Godfrey, Rotork, UK, discusses how downstream oil and gas operators can support ageing assets and reduce downtime.

Control valve selection for ethylene plants
Mark Wagner, Emerson Automation Solutions, USA, explains why choosing the right combination of valve style, trim type, materials of construction, and digital positioner is critical for profitable operations.

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