Refining & Processing - Margins

Hydrotreating Synbit Exemplifies Need For Technical Innovations

Refinery challenges to monetize opportunity feedstocks include access to cost-effective solutions.

Rene Gonzalez
Dec 20, 2016

Operational Excellence Key To Navigating Downturn

Implementation of corporate operational excellence strategies can offer refining and petrochemical companies a sustainable competitive advantage in a downcycle.

Abdelghani Henni
Dec 16, 2016

Refinery Output Increasing To Supply Diversified Markets

Real increases reported in fuel and petrochemical capacity and utilization continue unabated.

Rene Gonzalez
Dec 12, 2016

Energy Forum Sees Higher Crude, Resilient Refiners And Growing LNG

Gary Ross, executive chairman and head of global oil at consultancy PIRA, said that the OPEC move put an end to the period that has been marked by the expression, “lower, longer.” He stated flatly that “crude prices were too low for too long.”

Gregory DL Morris
Dec 9, 2016

What An Aircraft Carrier Can Teach Us About Performance Excellence

Most people’s experience with an aircraft carrier is probably a few video clips seen on the evening news. They tend to think of aircraft taking off in after-burner on a mission relevant to daily operations.

Jim Weynand, Contributor
Dec 6, 2016

Can Egypt’s Downstream Sector Make The Economic Leap?

Amid the political turmoil affecting Egypt’s economy, and the soaring local consumption of refined and petrochemical products, the Egyptian government is facing a tough challenge to meet the local demand first and then move to export to generate much needed foreign currency to offset the growing budget deficit. 

Abdelghani Henni
Oct 28, 2016