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ANDREW WHITE, Senior Editor

The LyondellBasell Channelview, Texas, plant’s reliability program has had a direct and sustained impact on equipment availability and overall plant performance. more

Maintenance & Reliability

According to Bob Stokes, president of the Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF), a clean and healthy Galveston Bay is important to everyone. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

It's been more than 20 years since Hinkle first joined Covestro, known as Bayer MaterialScience until 2015. Today, she is the plant manager for Covestro's Channelview, Texas, facility. more

Training & Human Resources

When a small company grows into a global giant with thousands of employees, sometimes communicating to so many people is a real challenge. Therefore, new and innovative ways to deliver messages have to be formed. more

New Products & Services

What does it mean to be moral? According to Alex Epstein, founder of the Center for Industrial Progress and author of “The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels,” this is a philosophical question. more

Drilling & Exploration

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, are being used more and more by the oil and gas industry for its monitoring and inspection operations. more

Lifting & Transport

OSHA's On-site Consultation Program, which has existed in some form since 1975, is one avenue by which OSHA provides the research, information, education and training to employers described in the Occupational Safety and Health Act (passed in 1970). more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Robert Gelinas, plant manager for BioLab Inc.'s Lake Charles, Louisiana, site, has been around the world and back again. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Meridian Energy Group Inc. continues to make progress on its new Davis Refinery in North Dakota, which, when complete, will be one of the most modern, efficient and environmentally compliant refineries that has come along in more than 50 years. more

Downstream

Turnarounds have been a challenging part of the industry for many years. Whether it's work scopes untying, operations failures or shortages of craft, all turnarounds seem to have the same chronic problems. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Reliability is the result of multidisciplinary teamwork, driven by a culture that promotes information sharing across department lines. more

Training & Human Resources

Delivering on the first wave of investments and preparing for the second more

Plant Management & Operations

Hyperzone PE brings 1,000 construction jobs, doubles complex's PE capacity more

Plant Management & Operations

People don’t realize how often fluid seals are used in their everyday lives. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Hexion Inc. believes leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. This same message is carried on through its global team — over 4,300 strong — which includes Hexion’s site leaders. more

Plant Management & Operations

According to Alliance Safety Council National Programs Safety Specialist Duane Smith, if safety were an absolute, the industry would have figured it out by now. more

Downstream

Professionals in business, industry, and government recently discussed the importance of creating improved infrastructure. more

Chemical Processing

According to Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery Manager Darren Cunningham, it’s an exciting time for everyone associated with the refinery. Not only is the refinery undergoing a modernization to its FCC unit, but it is also a steady leader in operational ex more

Plant Management & Operations

For the past 25 years, owners and contractors have been implementing front-end loading and other best practices, but many would claim project performance hasn’t improved by much. Now projects are faced with core issues such as lack of owner/contactor more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

The LyondellBasell Channelview, Texas, plant’s reliability program has had a direct and sustained impact on equipment availability and overall plant performance. more

Maintenance & Reliability

According to William Prentice, chairman and CEO of Meridian Energy Group Inc., the company’s new Davis Refinery in North Dakota will be one of the most modern, efficient and environmentally compliant more

Plant Management & Operations

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