Two Conferences by Wisdom Events

Click on Image to know more.  The 2nd Annual LNG USA Summit will take place on February 27-28, 2018 in Houston, Texas. The Summit speakers and panelists will discuss the challenges and opportunities in the LNG industry and what new exciting projects are looming. The event also facilitates the building of valuable partnerships by providing […]

Upcoming Conferences, February 2018

NAPE Summit Feb 5 – 9, 2018 George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas 69th Annual Oil and Gas Law Conference Feb 15 – 16 JW Marriott Galleria, Houston, Texas Decommissioning and Abandonment Summit Feb 20 – 21, 2018 Royal Sonesta Hotel, Houston, Texas International Polyolefins Conference Feb 25 – 28, 2018 Hilton Houston North, […]

The Future of Crude Oil: Part 4

At this point in the series, I would like to bring attention to why hydrocarbons are so important to the energy industry.  To be blunt, hydrocarbons have large quantities of energy.  The energy is called the heat of combustion. A combustion reaction, in simple terms, is hydrocarbon + oxygen equals water + carbon dioxide + […]

The Future of Crude Oil: Part 3

As was mentioned in previous parts of this series, petroleum refiners go to great lengths to capture as much naphtha as they can.  Two units designed to squeeze out more naphtha are the fluidized catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) and the delayed coking unit. The residue exiting the bottom of the atmospheric tower is sent to […]

Press Release: RICS Summit Series Americas goes to Houston

Conference features “Cost in Space – Valuing the Johnson Space Center” Washington, D.C., January 23, 2018 – Professionals from the Real Estate and Construction sectors will have much to look forward to in Houston on January 30th at the first stop of the RICS Summit Series Americas 2018. The Houston edition will bring together thought […]

Press Release: Naphtha and LNG Outlook

Naphtha and LPG pricing is starting to resemble the market investors in NGL-fed olefins capacity were counting on. According to ESAI Energy’s newly published Global NGL Outlook, an outlook on global NGL markets in 2018, conditions are emerging for global demand for ethane, propane and butane to increase by more than 600,000 b/d. Price movements […]

The Future of Crude Oil: Part 2

As was stated in Part 1 of this series, the first thing that crude oil sees when it arrives at a petroleum refinery is the atmospheric tower.  In order to make gasoline, refiners exert a lot of effort to squeeze as much naphtha out of the crude as possible.  Nevertheless, there is a great quantity […]