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Special Report: Maximum energy efficiency, minimum investment and plot space Susanne Pahlén Åklundh, president, energy division, Alfa Laval. (Image courtesy: Alfa Laval)

Special Report: Maximum energy efficiency, minimum investment and plot space

Alfa Laval offers a comprehensive range of heat exchangers for refinery processes, providing state-of-the-art technology to address everyday challenges.

 •   Alfa Laval wins US$16.3 million Middle East order
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Cover story: IMO Sulphur Cap on Marine Fuels - Advantage Middle East

Cover story: IMO Sulphur Cap on Marine Fuels - Advantage Middle East

The modern refineries built in recent years in the Middle East can significantly benefit from the IMO sulphur cap on marine fuels, remarks Mirko Rubeis, partner and managing director, The Boston Consulting Group, Dubai.
 
Analysis: Paving the path to a digital future

Analysis: Paving the path to a digital future

Further digitalisation of established technologies such as condition monitoring and smart sensors could have a revolutionary effect on manufacturing, says Bernie van Leeuwen, director, product management digitalisation, SKF.
 
Analysis: Taking packaging to the next level

Analysis: Taking packaging to the next level

Across the Middle East and Africa, manufacturers are increasingly searching for more innovative solutions to help take their packaging to the next level and give them a competitive edge.
 
Special Report: Environmentally friendly two-stroke engine runs on ethane

Special Report: Environmentally friendly two-stroke engine runs on ethane

In a pioneering technology, positive operational performance expands the MAN B&W alternative fuel possibilities.
 

 

Special Report: Solution for desulphurisation before IMO deadline

Special Report: Solution for desulphurisation before IMO deadline

SOx scrubbers help the shipping industry to conform to environmental rules from International Maritime Organization, binding on 1 January 2020.
 
Special Report: Smart remediation – cleaning up contaminated land across the Middle East

Special Report: Smart remediation – cleaning up contaminated land across the Middle East

Innovative approaches can accelerate the speed at which contaminated sites, used by oil and gas firms, both upstream and downstream, once more become viable for alternative uses, opines Ronnie Theodory, regional environment business director, Arcadis.
 
Cover story: Refining capacity - Middle East on fast track

Cover story: Refining capacity - Middle East on fast track

After two years of cuts in upstream capital expenditures, the global downstream sector is also now being forced to lower its expenditures, reducing the outlook for global refining capacity, reveals John Lorie, chief economist, Atradius.
 
Analysis: Middle East chemical sector steers record Q1 M&A deal value

Analysis: Middle East chemical sector steers record Q1 M&A deal value

The overall Middle East Q1-2017 M&A deal value increased by 61.8 percent compared to Q4-2016 as the region benefits from the US investment in industrials and chemicals sector.
 
Special Report: Asia-Pacific to steer refinery catalyst market growth 

Special Report: Asia-Pacific to steer refinery catalyst market growth 

The global catalyst market, valued at US$6.8 billion in 2015, is expected to total more than US$8 billion by 2021, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 2.8 percent from 2016 to 2021.
 
Special Report: Honeywell UOP develops the next catalyst breakthroughs

Special Report: Honeywell UOP develops the next catalyst breakthroughs

There are immense challenges faced by refiners and petrochemical manufacturers in the Middle East. Honeywell UOP believes that the next breakthroughs in catalytic science will be from the engineers working in the laboratories in the Middle East.
 
Special Report: Catalysts solve refining industry challenges

Special Report: Catalysts solve refining industry challenges

BASF addresses the future challenges for the oil refining industry and proves how a catalyst producer can help solve them.
 
Cover story: Energy efficiency - ENOC's sustainable moves

Cover story: Energy efficiency - ENOC's sustainable moves

ENOC Group plans to invest $15mn on energy efficiency and resource management projects to achieve savings by 2018, reveals Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO, ENOC, in an interview given to Martin Menachery.
 
Duqm Refinery: Striving for sustainable economic growth

Duqm Refinery: Striving for sustainable economic growth

With a capacity to refine 230,000 barrels of crude oil per day, Duqm Refinery will become a key part of the Sultanate of Oman's overall vision for strong and sustainable economic growth.
 
Cover story: New directions in managing corrosion

Cover story: New directions in managing corrosion

Emma Perfect, CEO, LUX Assure, describes how her company will be at the forefront of providing onsite analysis of difficult-to-detect chemicals, such as corrosion inhibitors and thermodynamic hydrate inhibitors, to the global refining sector.
 
Maximising Refinery Profit Margins: The Role of Process Engineering

Maximising Refinery Profit Margins: The Role of Process Engineering

In order to sustain profitability, refineries must focus on leveraging process simulation technology and capabilities to achieve best-in-class operational excellence, explains Sandeep Ram Mohan, product expert, Aspen Technology.
 




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