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October 2015

Is Human Error a Skills Shortage Issue?

The skills shortage and decline of technical expertise are topics frequently discussed within the Hydrocarbon Processing Industry (HPI). Yet, for all the laments and concerns that are raised, there have been limited, if any, measurable actions taken to remedy the situation. It’s time to cast a new light on the situation: it’s time for a […]

Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Expert Witness

Earlier this year, an Exxon Mobile oil refinery exploded in Torrance, California. The explosion, caused by a faulty Fluid Catalytic Cracker Unit (FCCU), wounded four people and damaged costly equipment. Currently, the refinery is only operating at 20 percent capacity, and the company is entrenched in a legal battle that is preventing production levels from […]