Multi-Client Strategic Report Publication date:February 2014 Item#:c01300 Unplanned refinery shutdowns hit company earnings two ways: lost production and potential liabilities for excess flaring and unsafe operations.
Multi-Client Strategic Report Publication date:July 2012 Item#:C01200 The global refining business is pressing forward in a difficult operating environment in which only the best, most sophisticated refineries will be profitable. Complex refineries are considered the ones that can buy the cheapest feeds and convert them into the products the market wants using the most cost-effective processes in the near term with a long-term operational strategy. The cost factor is the key in maintaining profit margins.
Multi-Client Strategic Report Publication date:June 2011 Item#:C01100 At a time of volatile oil prices and crude supply uncertainty, many refiners around the world are again turning their attention to relatively less expensive, unconventional or opportunity crudes (opcrudes). Opcrudes generally include heavy sour grades, oilsand/bitumen, extra heavy oil, high TAN crudes, and oil shale. Refineries without a capability of handling opcrudes will lose out to the competition in the long term.
Worldwide Refinery Processing Review (Quarterly Issues) Publication date:3Q 2010 Item#:B21003 Hydrocracking (HC) has become an integral unit for refiners looking to process lower-quality, (and therefore, lower-cost) crudes into high quality fuels.
Worldwide Refinery Processing Review (Quarterly Issues) Publication date:3Q 2009 Item#:B20903 This issue of the Review includes a thorough evaluation of state-of-the-art commercial technology, plant operations and design, and innovative research and development work for hydrocracking and catalytic reforming technologies.
Multi-Client Strategic Report Publication date:March 2009 Item#:C00901 Report answers the ultimate question of how to allocate resources in future operations based on feed availability, product values, operating costs, financial capability, and carbon footprint.
Multi-Client Strategic Report Publication date:December 2007 Item#:C00701 In-depth and insightful report on technology advances and economic assessments of solutions to secure steady fuel supplies and comply with increasingly stringent environmental requirements especially related to climate change in the next 10-20 years.