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  • Mobile Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Reuse Solutions

    Wastewater Treatment: A challenge and an Opportunity. Plant operators face numerous challenges that require innovative solutions to improve the efficiency and reliability of wastewater treatment at their sites. With a steadfast commitment to address these concerns, NSI Mobile Water Solutions emerges as a leading ally for industrial sites. Our modular plug-and-play wastewater treatment systems not only enable rapid response when urgent action is required, but also empower businesses ...

  • ISOMALK - moving forward ahead of global trends

    Changes in trends in the world and regional markets of motor fuels are sometimes completely unpredictable. A few years ago, it seemed that the development of massive «dieselization» trend, so dominant in the EU, would lead to a drop in demand for gasoline. It seemed that diesel engines solved both the problem of reducing CO2 emissions and increasing efficiency, making the diesel fuels the trade-off solution that would allow the world's motor vehicle to survive quite well ...

  • Servomex Expert Solutions – Volume 41

    Welcome to Issue 41 of our Expert Solutions (ES) magazine, which focuses on our innovative, industryleading gas analysis solutions for the industrial gas market. Among the key applications in this market are air separation units and medical gases, and in this magazine we showcase our expertise and range of solutions for each of these important processes. Of particular interest to the industrial gas market, our SERVOPRO MonoExact analyzers – the DF150E and DF310E – provide ...

  • Herzog OptiFlash® Pensky Martens

    Easy, safe and accurate flash point determination. PAC’s Herzog OptiFlash is the new benchmark in flash point analysis, fully designed to meet today’s expectations on user convenience, quality and safety compliance. The Optiflash accurately detects flashpoint up to 400°C for petroleum products, biodiesels, solvents, chemicals, fluxed bitumen and food and beverages. The OptiFlash is fully compliant with leading global standards.

  • New design features enhance separation performance

    The Shell Schoepentoeter™ is a vane-type inlet device for feeding high momentum gas-liquid mixtures into separators or distillation columns. The Schoepentoeter has two main functions: separating the liquid from the vapor and evenly distributing the vapor in the gas compartment of the vessel. While Schoepentoeters have been recognized as the primary choice of radial inlet device in many separator vessels, performance in distillation columns has been challenged by proponents ...

  • Processing heavy Canadian crude

    Reducing crude oil cost is the major incentive driving crude and vacuum unit projects to handle heavy Canadian crudes. But such crudes–Albian Heavy, Christina Lake, MacKay River and others derived from oil sands–today present refiners with a unique set of problems not just because of extra-low API gravity, but also because of asphaltenes, vanadium and nickel, high solids content and extremely high viscosity vacuum residues. To process such crudes reliably over a 4-5 ...

  • VFF Power-Pak®

    The VFF Power-Pak®, a VFF-patent, is a completely newly designed high-performance tower packing in ceramic with a similar profile to structured packings but which retains all the many benefits of random packings. Its innovative shape developed by VFF leads to an extremely low pressure drop with an impressive mass transfer! VFF Power-Pak® is a high-performance random packing designed for maximum capacity. Compared with a conventional random packing with an equivalent rated value ...

  • Gas/Liquid separation technology

    Sulzer is a major player in the field of gas/liquid and liquid/liquid separation technology, offering a full range of innovative products and related services. Our commitment to development of technology, combined with application knowhow and consistent fabrication standards ensures that a well-engineered solution is available for most separation problems. Our expertise gained from hundreds of successful installations in a broad spectrum of applications ensures that the best ...

  • MD FCC Catalysts - boosting middle distillates production in FCC

    Maximizing middle distillates in FCC units. A range of catalysts is available from Ketjen for increasing the production of middle distillates in the FCC process while retaining the many other attractive features of this versatile bottom-of-the-barrel upgrading process. The key to success is to adjust the catalyst properties for maximum production of LCO while maintaining maximum bottoms (slurry oil) destruction and good product quality. The middle distillate catalyst family ...

  • ELIMINOx™ - flexible combustion promotion with lower NOx emissions

    ELIMINOx™ is Ketjen’s most widely used non-platinum-containing combustion promoter. More than 20 refineries around the world have used it to provide excellent carbon monoxide (CO) oxidation and to control afterburn with significantly lower NOx emissions when compared with traditional platinum promoters. ELIMINOx is used by refineries in the USA to meet the lower NOx emission regulations resulting from consent decree agreements with the United States Environmental Protection ...

  • Optimise crude processing with the Profiler™

    The Challenge: Refiners aim to optimise feedstock blends to improve margins, but variability can bring significant operational challenges during the process. One critical need is the efficient removal of solids, salts and water from crude feedstock. It is essential that washing of the crude is effective at removing high levels of these, and the oilcan be efficiently separated prior to crude distillation. Efficient separation needs accurate and reliable interface control to manage ...

  • Profiler™ TGA

    The Profiler™ TGA provides extremely reliable liquid level and interface measurements for alkylation units and other harsh service environments. The Profiler™ TGA is specifically designed to measure the vertical distribution of multiple interfaces in real time and at high resolution. Key features - Extremely reliable - Low maintenance Benefits - Reduces possibility of acid runaway - Increases production throughput - Optimises acid recirculation - Provides real-time ...

  • GEA MDI Splitting Process

    Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) is an organic chemical which is one of the main components for the production of polyurethanes. Crude MDI is still only commercially produced via the phosgene route and contains three diisocyanate isomers, oligomeric polyisocyanates (tri,tetra,penta ,etc isocyanates), byproducts and impurities. The present market requires separate products or blends thereof to make polyurethanes with a wide range of properties. The MDI splitting plant is responsible ...

  • Beyond processbook & PI vision: Exploring today’s industrial analytics tools

    In the Manufacturing 4.0 era, industrial organizations have more data at their fingertips than ever, offering the promise of higher production rates, more consistent quality, and reduced costs through data-driven strategies. Standing between many businesses and this promise of process optimization are questions surrounding the right tools to harness this data effectively – a choice complicated by the shifting status of longtime standard OSIsoft’s ProcessBook and PI Vision ...

  • The progress of SAF solutions for the decarbonisation of aviation

    As the world increasingly commits to steeper decarbonization targets, the aviation industry is determined to develop sustainable solutions to produce cost-competitive, high-yield jet fuel with minimal environmental impact. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) estimates that the 2024 production volume of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) will triple from 2023 levels – soaring to 1.5 million tonnes. This is in line with larger SAF production trends, as 2023 levels ...

  • Optimising the efficiency of shutdowns and turnarounds to improve processes

    Tracerco’s diagnostic techniques provide you with the invaluable insights you need to reduce your turnaround times and costs by identifying operational process problems and mechanical integrity of internals in real-time and whilst online. Tracerco’s level, density, interface and multiphase nucleonic instrumentation provides invaluable insights to help you make informed decisions to increase profits, manage risks and reduce costs. Making data-driven decisions can significantly ...

  • Decarbonizing process heat with industrial heat pumps and steam compressors

    Industrial energy consumption accounts for about 25% of energy demand and CO2 emissions worldwide, with process heat being the most common application. Hydrocarbon and basic chemical processing plants are particularly process heat-intensive. Heat demand for basic operations distillation and heating of fluids in US industry is about as energy intense as all other industrial heat applications combined. At the same time, there is a vast, unused potential for waste heat in many plant ...

  • Proven decarbonisation pathway for sustainable biofuels and chemicals production from waste

    The flexibility to make use of varying waste streams as feedstocks to replace primary fossil resources is a common goal in operations today. You may be looking at sources such as woody and agricultural biomass, MSW, RDF, SRF, sewage sludge, or non-recyclable plastic to produce bio or circular chemicals or sustainable fuels: Bio Syngas, green hydrogen, SAF, sustainable maritime fuels, or BioMethanol. The key question is how to decarbonize these assets to meet sustainability and ...

  • Introduction to Sinopec Steam Cracking Technology

    Sinopec has been committed to the development and application of steam cracking technology for almost 40 years, and has mastered advanced and complete ethylene technology which can process a variety of feedstocks, including CBL cracking furnace technology, 3 major ethylene recovery technologies (LECT, ART and AERP) and WAO. This webinar will introduce the technology and its applications, with an emphasis on how it can be applied in a variety of plants. By attending, you will ...

  • Introduction to the Sinopec Closed Coke Handling System

    The Sinopec Closed Coke Handling System (S-CCHS) is a safe and eco-friendly closed petroleum coke removal, conveying, and storage system with remote intelligent operation for pollution-free coke removal. This webinar will introduce the technology and its applications, with an emphasis on how it can be applied in your delayed coking unit operations. By attending, you will gain insights into: - Components and operation of the S-CCHS technology - How S-CCHS can eliminate ...

  • Innovative solutions to shape the hydrogen economy

    View this webinar for an insightful journey into the future of sustainable energy with Honeywell H₂ Solutions. In this exclusive webinar, we'll delve into cutting-edge innovations in hydrogen technology, focusing on Blue Hydrogen solutions and Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers (LOHC). Attending will offer these valuable benefits: - Discover how Honeywell is leading the way in transforming the energy industry through Blue Hydrogen, a game-changing process that reduces carbon ...

  • Covering your streams with gas chromatography: Analytical technique and key applications

    Gas Chromatography is a critical part of any analytical lab in the refining process. It is such a standard that operators take for granted all the ways it is used. Join us as we will be touching on the importance of GC in the lab, what goes into selecting a unit, and three key applications seen in many labs: Refinery Gas Analysis, Group type Analysis with Reformulyzer pre-frac, and Simulated Distillation. In this webinar we will: - Give an overview of the importance of GC ...

  • Overcoming roadblocks to decarbonisation

    Reducing global CO2 emissions and limiting the increase in global average temperature to 1.5°C is probably the greatest challenge humanity has ever faced. The continuous increase in strength and frequency of natural disasters accompanied with record-high temperatures have drastically accelerated the need to take action to reduce our carbon impact. There is a global consensus between governments, companies, and the public that there is a need to decarbonise our societies and, ...

  • Biofilm: A hidden threat to refining and petrochemical operations

    Did you know that a seemingly insignificant amount of biofilm can negatively affect heat exchanger reliability and efficiency and, as a result, significantly limit production? Attend this webinar from Solenis to gain valuable insights into risks and solution methodologies for biofilm issues. • Learn how biofilm can affect your profitability and production efficiency • Explore novel technologies from Solenis that mitigate the risks posed by biofilm • Hear about a leading ...

  • Mission critical electric heat tracing solutions to support the energy transition

    Around the globe, clean fuels are helping reduce carbon emissions. And world leaders have pledged to invest in technologies such as carbon capture and hydrogen to help accelerate the clean energy transition. Biofuels, hydrogen, liquefied natural gas and carbon capture technologies are driving the transition to clean fuels and CO2 reduction. This webinar gives you the opportunity to learn how nVent RAYCHEM solutions for the energy transition markets can enable and optimize your ...

  • New digital tools to improve operational profitability in refineries

    View this webinar to learn how you can leverage new digital tools as part of the Honeywell UOP upgraded PremierPLUS Performance Services offering to avoid unplanned downtime, optimize process performance, manage personnel changes, and reduce energy and emissions. The PremierPLUS Performance Services offering addresses these challenges and can improve operational profitability by an average of $1M to $5M per year. Attending this webinar will give you an overview of Honeywell ...