Posts Tagged ‘petrochemical’

Outlook for Chemical and Specialty Chemical Manufacturers

Posted in Chemical on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015. 2 comments so far
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In the news every day we see the changes in economic activity in the upstream oil & gas exploration and production business caused by the significant drop in oil prices over the past several months. But what have been the implications for downstream producers in the chemicals and specialty chemicals businesses? I caught up with […]

On a Path to Four Zeros Operational Goals

Posted in Chemical on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012. One comment so far
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The Industry Forums, scheduled for Monday, October 8, 1:00-2:30pm are always an informative part of the Emerson Exchange technical conference. You can find the industry forum lineup for next week’s conference here. Emerson’s Peter Cox is leading Industrial and Specialty forum. They’ll cover: Challenges to maximize efficiency and reliability while maintaining safety and environmental excellence […]

Bringing the Emerson Businesses Together in Dubai

Posted in Project Services on Friday, January 16th, 2009. No comments yet
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Over the past several years, the Middle East has been a growing source for new process manufacturing facilities such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants and petrochemical complexes. Emerson has increasingly been involved in providing technologies and expertise for these projects. I just saw a news item of the opening of a new Emerson facility […]

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Assessing, Implementing, and Sustaining Reductions in Energy Usage

Posted in Energy, Refining on Monday, April 3rd, 2006. 4 comments so far
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You don’t have to look too hard to find news stories (here, here, here) of rising oil prices and their impact on process manufacturers around the globe. Refineries and petrochemical manufacturing processes can especially require vast amounts of energy to process the feedstocks into intermediate or final products. I spoke recently with Doug White, who […]