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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

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

Nov 1, 2017 12:14 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

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

Oct 31, 2017 12:43 PM 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

Oct 3, 2017 10:00 AM 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

Sep 14, 2017 7:00 AM Maintenance & Reliability

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

Aug 1, 2017 3:48 PM Training & Human Resources

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

Aug 1, 2017 7:00 AM Plant Management & Operations

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

Aug 1, 2017 7:00 AM Plant Management & Operations

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

May 3, 2017 12:00 AM 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

May 1, 2017 7:30 AM Plant Management & Operations

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

Mar 6, 2017 1:36 PM Lifting & Transport

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

Jan 17, 2017 8:00 AM Downstream

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

Nov 17, 2016 9:23 AM 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

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM 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

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM 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

Scaffolding continues to be one of the safest means of worksite access and is expected to grow alongside the industry expansions taking place in many areas. more

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

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

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM Plant Management & Operations

Let’s go back in time to 10 years ago. It was a time without smartphones, Internet access was relatively expensive and Wi-Fi technology was just starting to flourish. more

May 1, 2016 12:00 AM Plant Management & Operations

If you haven’t heard yet, one of the world’s leading polymer suppliers has a new identity. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM Plant Management & Operations

The technique isn’t new, but you’ll see the words refracturing or refracking more and more throughout 2016. Margins for the industry have dropped, and operators need to optimize the use of their wells. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM Drilling & Exploration