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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. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

BP has started up the Thunder Horse Northwest Expansion project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico four months ahead of schedule and 15 percent under budget. Shell Offshore Inc., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc. Read more

Upstream

Air Products unveils new test facility, expansion at Port Manatee, Lower natural gas prices save Appalachian consumers billions, Study: No link, between natural gas production, methane in groundwater, Shell gives green light to invest in LNG Canada Read more

Drilling & Exploration

The truth is the fuel and petrochemical industries haven’t traditionally been great at communicating the positive impacts of their work. These industries also sometimes neglect to emphasize their significance to our modern lifestyles. Read more

Training & Human Resources

When Hurricane Harvey thundered ashore August 2017 and swamped the Houston area, it temporarily knocked out a quarter of the area’s refining capacity and affected numerous sites. Once flooding subsided and operations were able to return to normal Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

DOI finalizes new waste prevention rule. LLOG Exploration brings deepwater Gulf wells on line. Interior proposes oil and gas lease sale for Gulf of Mexico. Interior proposes oil and gas lease sale for Gulf of Mexico. Read more

Upstream

One of Louisianians for Energy's goals is to provide real statistics and real data that will help paint an actual picture of the safety, value and importance of pipelines and their relationship to Louisiana's economy, Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) is the voice of the energy consumer, and its goal is to provide consumers with sound, unbiased information on U.S. and global energy issues. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

When Don Briggs stepped down from his role as president of the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA) earlier this year, a position he held for 26 years, he passed the torch on to his son and LOGA vice president at the time, Gifford Briggs. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

Flint Hills Resources' (FHR's) Pine Bend refinery in Minnesota, construction is well underway for a new $150 million state-ofthe- art Combined Heat and Power (CHP) system that will allow the refinery to operate more efficiently. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Jennifer Abril, president and CEO of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) leads association as part of $300 billion industry. Read more

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

Health, Safety & Environmental

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

Maintenance & Reliability

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

Training & Human Resources

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