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Esterification: the essential processes and what they entailJune 6, 2017

Esterification is the equilibrium reaction of acids and alcohols to form esters and is one of the most practiced technologies in the chemical industry. Brian Tarbit takes a closer look at the processes behind esterification and what must be considered
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Front end loading in a phased project-approval processFebruary 15, 2017

Peter Marsh outlines the key stages in a phased project-approval process, which is best practice for efficient implementation of major projects in hydrocarbon processing. The process is also applicable to many other industries in the manufacturing sector