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Ed Daniels considers how the "sulphur paradox” affects refining

Industry news

News and events from around the industry


Positive outlook

Multiplatform strategy designed to help refiners address challenges and plan for the long term

Making lighter work of heavier oil

Customised solutions help refiners to meet the residue upgrading challenge

Bridging the zone of uncertainty

Crucial choices lie ahead in uncertain times

Beyond ULSD

Leveraging catalysts and reactor internals to improve distillate product quality further

Optimising the sulphur balance

The art of both meeting stringent product specifications and minimising emissions from a refining complex


Expanding horizons

New high-vacuum unit should help Dushanzi improve margins by recovering more waxy distillate

Exploiting supply and distribution

How Rompetrol is cutting its supply and distribution bill by 20%

Prolonging the operating cycle

Resolving fouling issues for Liaohe Petrochemical

Catalysts, conversions and revamps

How Ukrtatnafta met its cleaner fuels mandate and enhanced its bottom line

Challenges and rewards

The reality of continuous field optimisation in Western Siberia