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Plant Management & Operations

With a commitment to achieve millions of dollars in energy savings for the petrochemical and refining industry, more

Plant Management & Operations

Our research has proven time and time again that inside-the-box thinking, rather than outside-the-box thinking, can increase employee performance, profitability and sustainable success for companies. more

Training & Human Resources

The turnaround industry is being hit hard by the baby boomer retirement tidal wave. Every day sees another 10,000 skilled workers evaporate from our national talent pool, leaving behind two classes of people: those who are fully qualified... more

Training & Human Resources

Commission decisions critical to health of state, U.S. industry more

Health, Safety & Environmental

In the industrial sector, the most valued asset is people, and the most coveted goal is to ensure safety for all. With this asset and goal in mind, the industry will continue to improve its workplace safety requirements, despite complex dynamics that more

Training & Human Resources

General Electric Co (GE.N) ousted Chief Executive Officer John Flannery in a surprise move, replacing him with outsider and board member Larry Culp. more

Plant Management & Operations

Mitra Kashanchi

Thomas C Calderwood - Chevron

Iranian-born Mitra Kashanchi is the first female general manager (GM) of Chevron's Salt Lake City (SLC) Refinery. more

Plant Management & Operations

Devices must be properly maintained and calibrated to help prevent injury, death, and property damage from explosions resulting from flammable gas and exposure to other gas and oxygen-level hazards. Ideally, a user will test a DRPGM before each use.. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Process facility projects can be very challenging, from a simple unit upgrade to a new greenfield production complex. Process control and automation systems are invariably involved in any type of upgrade or addition, sometimes as the primary item... more

Plant Management & Operations

All one has to do to understand the threat of terrorism is very real -- particularly chemical terrorism -- is "watch the news." more

Plant Management & Operations

The industrial market is rapidly changing, with new technologies and processes challenging the scope of business. The key to surviving and thriving in an industry that has an increasing need to do more with less is an "all in" approach to... more

Maintenance & Reliability

The skills and jobs gaps currently impacting the manufacturing and refining industries are merely a symptom of a greater problem. more

Plant Management & Operations

Over the past few decades, we have made progress in gender equality and women's rights in certain areas, but in many others, progress is rather illusive. more

Maintenance & Reliability

By the time he graduated from the University of Wisconsin with three degrees, Jim Hillier said he had thoroughly been bitten by the petrochemical and polymer bug. more

Refining/Petrochemical

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. more

Plant Management & Operations

Petrotrin

Photographer: chris anderson

Trinidad and Tobago’s Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) on Thursday threatened a general strike if the island’s government does not rescind a decision to shut down the country’s lone oil refinery. more

Refining/Petrochemical

ExxonMobil is taking greenhouse gas reduction measures expected to lead to significant improvements in emissions performance by 2020, including a 15-percent decrease in methane emissions and a 25-percent reduction in flaring. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Building Information Modeling (BIM) sparked the imagination of many since the Rebellion invoked a 3-D model of the Death Star to keep Luke on target. more

Plant Management & Operations

Total is not looking at investing in the U.S. shale oil industry when asked whether peer BP’s $10.5 billion acquisition of U.S. shale assets from BHP Billiton. more

Plant Management & Operations

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