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  • ERTC 2018 | Event Highlights
    Here is a round-up of what happened at ERTC 2018 (European Refining Technology Conference) in Cannes, France, with the official support of TOTAL as our Co-Hosts.

  • 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 use and offers a smart alternative to classical D86 testing.

  • Meet the refinery of the future head on
    Now, meet the people who are creating it. Honeywell UOP is helping refiners like you, rethink their business models to meet market demands today, and prepare for tomorrow. Find out how we work with future-forward owners and operators to achieve profitable growth and capture more value ...

  • KBC Petro-SIM
    Petro-SIM is the leading process simulation and optimization platform for driving excellence in facility performance and organizational productivity. At the core of Petro-SIM’s technology, rigorous simulation models generate dependable results in an intelligent, user-friendly environment. ...

  • Packed bed towers - scrubber
    We offer diagnostic solutions to identify bulk level, damaged internal hardware, and distribution, residence time and flow data for scrubbers. By using specialist tracers, we can measure the performance of scrubbers to establish residence time and distribution, carry over and carry under ...

  • John Zink Hamworthy Coan Steam Solutions
    Coen has teamed with Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) to design, manufacture, and install complete turnkey steam generation systems, start to finish.

  • Burckhardt Compression company movie
    Burckhardt Compression is a global market leader in the field of reciprocating compressors. It is the only manufacturer that covers a complete range of reciprocating compressor technologies. Compressor systems are designed and manufactured to meet specific customer requirements in the ...

  • Becht Fired Heaters
    Fired Equipment is integrated into nearly every refining or chemical production process. Heat generated by combustion must be safely and efficiently transferred – typically through costly high alloy coils – to a process stream that may be changing phase or reacting. Fired Heaters usually ...

  • 3 questions to Axens Salindres plant director Henri Thomas
    The Salindres site is one of Axens' 7 industrial sites for catalysts and adsorbents. What are the main issues of the Salindres site today and tomorrow ?

  • Discover Axens catalysts & adsorbents business unit
    Axens Catalysts & Adsorbents Business Unit manufactures and sells catalysts & adsorbents globally for Axens. From challenges to come to Axens values, Axens Executive VP Patrick Sarrazin answers 3 questions in a short interview.

  • Honeywell UOP Parex Process
    Over the last century, the world’s population has quadrupled and the standard of living increased seven-fold. All of this has been fueled by the oil and gas industry — powering our vehicles, homes, factories and offices, furnishing our clothing, purifying our water, and providing ...

  • See inside our Systems Engineering Centers
    With proven experience in sampling systems, watch the Servomex experts at the Houston, TX, engineering center showcase how systems are assembled and tested to optimize performance, reliability and safety.

  • Petra Series Autosampler
    Petra Series Autosampler is an automatic sampler with sample tracking and continuous sample loading. Typical XRF benchtop automatic sampler systems, often known as a “carousel”, require users to manually enter each sample name into the system. This can result in data ...

  • Tackling global challenges
    Watch Chief Executive Robert MacLeod as he explores how we're taking on some of the world's most complex challenges.

  • The ISOALKY process solution
    The ISOALKY process solution offers refiners the ability to produce alkylate using a specialized ionic liquid catalyst that simplifies handling procedures and provides comparable process and economic performance to conventional liquid or solid acid catalysts. The alkylation process upgrades ...

  • Honeywell UOP Flare Pilot Flame Ionization Detector
    The UOP Callidus flare pilot ionization system is designed to detect flame under all-weather conditions and lasts longer than other flame ionization technology.

  • Best practices for measuring sulfur in gasoline to meet tier 3 requirements using MWDXRF
    Is your organization fully prepared for the Tier 3 regulations in effect as of January 2017? Data quality is critical to ensure compliance, and I’ve put together some best practices to help you prepare for what’s coming.   In this webinar video, you will learn about ...

  • Multiphase Level Measurements
    The challenges in the measurement of several phases, so-called multiphase levels, include not only the often not distinctly formed interfaces but also the (sometimes only slightly) different phase densities. With the Multiphase Level Measurements from Berthold, separating layers can be ...

  • Torus™ quench mixer - internals design, reimagined
    As fuel specifications worldwide tightens, the role of reactor internals has become crucial to achieve optimal conditions in hydroprocessing reactors. Even minor irregularities in your mixing operation can result in maldistribution, ultimately leading to off-spec products and loss of profit. ...

  • Experience Sulzer's process plants through augmented reality
    Sulzer Chemtech presents enhanced customer experience. Visit different process plants through augmented and virtual reality. Sulzer specializes in pumping solutions, services for rotating equipment, and separation, mixing, and application technology. The company creates reliable and sustainable ...

  • ERTC 2018 | Interview with Richard de Caux, BP
    Richard de Caux, Head of Refining Analysis, BP was a Keynote Speaker at ERTC 2018 in Cannes. In this interview, Richard tells us more about what factors are driving refining margins, the impact of MARPOL regulations and the long-term future of oil demand. He also speaks about the adjustments ...

  • NAPCON Operator Training Simulator
    NAPCON Simulator is a highly interactive operator training simulator (OTS) that turns your plant into a safe yet intriguing training environment. It offers challenging and motivating training for both beginners and experts.

  • Becht HF Alkylation
    Becht has over a dozen of the top experts from HF operating companies around the world. Our experts have owner operator experience and can help with operational, mechanical and safety issues within the unit.

  • Hoekstra Refcomm 2020 webinar: part 1
    Part 1: Is the refining industry ready for Tier 3 low sulfur gasoline?  This is Part 1 of a 3-part presentation on octane destruction in gasoline desulfurizers.  It says that, contrary to popular opinion, the industry is not ready for Tier 3.  Four key metrics are given ...

  • Grabner Instruments - flashpoint tester
    MINIFLASH TOUCH is the latest addition to the Grabner Instruments line of portable flashpoint testers. Measurements are performed according to the safest flash point methods ASTM D6450 and D7094. The results are rated equivalent to ASTM D93 Pensky Martens Method

  • Multi-Year Mobile Water Services
    Our Multi-Year service provides reliable, cost-effective and adaptable solutions to meet and exceed your longer term continuous needs for treated water, from 1 to 7 years. Why buy when you can rent.

  • Catalyst performance claims for hydrotreating catalysts low sulfur diesel fuel in oil refinery
    How does true catalyst performance measure up to published claims? The answers are in Hoekstra Trading's independent catalyst test report.

  • Reactors - reduce catalyst loss, optimise conversion, and identify critical problems
    Tracerco can help you reduce catalyst loss in your reactor, optimise conversion, and identify the source of critical problems. Using our specialist tracer technology Tracerco can assess vapour and liquid distribution in the reactor. And, we can analyse the reactor’s efficiency ...

  • Honeywell Forge Asset Performance Management (APM)
    See how Honeywell technology is helping customers reduce the environmental impact of their operations.

  • Lasers for safety and process control in fired heaters
    Focusing on the role of the SERVOTOUGH Laser 3 Plus combustion analyzer in fired heaters combustion processes.

  • Working at Axens: 3 questions to Stéphanie Parisse-Faux
    From Axens corporate culture to career development prospects, Axens’ Executive Vice President & In-House Communications Stéphanie Parisse-Faux answers 3 questions in a short interview.

  • Johnson Matthey - Increasing FCC Propylene Supply
    The FCC accounts for up to 35% of the world’s propylene supply.  With this in mind refiners are looking to increase propylene yield while bridging the shortfalls.

  • Clora demonstration
    Chlorine analysis in liquid hydrocarbons, aqueous solutions and catalyst.

  • ERTC 2018 | Interview with Peter Blaser, CPFD
    Peter Blaser, Vice President of Engineering Services, CPFD spoke at ERTC 2018 in Cannes about Simulation as a Risk-Reduction Tool for Turnaround Planning. In this interview, Peter tells us more about CPFD, why it was important for him and his team to attend ERTC, the importance of digitalization ...

  • 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.

  • KBC Co-Pilot
    Just as the co-pilot of an aircraft is there to assist the pilot with additional knowledge, and to step in and help at times of intense activity, the KBC Co-Pilot is there to remotely support your facility with our expertise, insight and technology, supplementing your own capabilities ...

  • Interview with Neil Morris from The Faraday Institution
    Neil Morris, CEO, The Faraday Institution spoke at ERTC 2019 in Warsaw during the EV Keynote and Q&A.

  • Is there a market for standardized, shared-cost catalyst testing?
    Refiners are buying into Hoekstra Trading's independent catalyst test report to help manage their catalyst selection process.

  • John Cooper, Director General of FuelsEurope and Concawe
    We had a conversation with John Cooper, Director General of FuelsEurope and Concawe about how they are working with the European Commission and putting refineries at the heart of the Green Deal. John and Sandil discussed FuelsEurope’s report “Clean Fuels for All” and how the current ...

  • Introducing the worlds smoothest operator
    NAPCON is bringing about the next industrial revolution with products that utilize modern artificial intelligence. And since this is the process industry, where operators are the true stars of any production facility, they are collaborating with the smoothest operator there is - an American ...

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