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Plant Management & Operations

The company reported a slightly better-than-expected fourth quarter profit amid stronger international sales for its services and equipment, offsetting weakness in North America. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

There are a number of distinct advantages that come with the oil, gas and petrochemical industries being based on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Superheat believes Advancing Heat Treatment is more than just a catchy tagline. With innovative technological advances, the company strives to shift the ideology of what is possible within the industry. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

The SEIGA system provides instant, single- point access to integrated, accurate, reliable, secure data and automated workflow processes. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

Rapidly advancing technologies like augmented and virtual reality are changing the way plants are operated in the digital era. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Preparing the next generation of problem- solvers is essential to building a world where energy is affordable, reliable and ever-cleaner. Read more

Training & Human Resources

BIC Magazine recently held a special roundtable discussion with some of the industry's top operations managers. Read more

Current Issue

Innovation is "not a solo journey," according to Deepthi Bollu, manager of innovation and business development for Shell. Rather, given its "pace and complexity," innovation can more appropriately be regarded as "an ecosystem effort." Read more

Plant Management & Operations

The union had issued a 72-hour strike action notice period to the company on Saturday after the talks reached a stalemate. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

Environmental awareness

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Total said it would reconsider its memberships of these three groups “in the event of lasting divergences.” Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

This system was put in place to supplement the facility's wastewater treatment plant during an emergency outage. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

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Photo courtesy Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)

Refinery management and workers are in a dispute over pension contributions. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

The 120,000 bpd Unit 536 CDU was shut after water was found in the crude being processed in the unit. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

The refinery has been idled due to U.S. sanctions on Citgo’s parent, Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

As a leader at OXEA Bay City, Fred Gaytan feels it should be his goal to support his employees, remove barriers to their success and ensure they have the tools to thrive. Read more

Training & Human Resources

The project began construction in August and will bring a total investment of more than $2.5 billion in Ascension Parish. Read more

Downstream

Maintenance of high-temperature equipment is a challenge the oil and gas industry faces year-round, with increasing pressure to reduce costs and improve plant efficiency. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

Halliburton and its rivals that provide drilling equipment and services have suffered this year due to reduced spending by oil and gas producers amid weak prices. Read more

Training & Human Resources

The union intends to continue negotiations with Phillips 66 under a 24-hour rolling contract that has been in place since the previous deal expired. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental