CEP: September 2008 The Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA) and the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) recently hosted 350 attendees at the 2008 Chemical Sector Security Summit... Share IGCC Power Generation - Down But Not Out September2008News FeatureSuzanne ShelleyMany technology advances are underway to address cost, CO2 and reliability issues and expand the use of integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC), a cleaner way to generate electricity from coal. Exploring Instrumentation Alternatives September2008InstrumentationRobert BakerSalvaged, remanufactured, refurbished or new-surplus equipment may be a cost-effective option. Here's how to recognize when such devices may no longer meet safety or regulatory requirements. Implementing Fire and Gas Detection and Mitigation Systems September2008InstrumentationLawrence BeckmanA properly selected, configured and installed fire and gas safety instrumented system can reduce a facility's risk and maintain operational integrity. Solving Phase Equilibrium Problems September2008Reactions and SeparationsTerrence L. Chambers, James R. ReinhardtUse this optimization-based approach to analyze multi-component, multi-phase Equilibria. Evaluating Toll Manufacturers September2008ManagementOsman Aboul-NasrThis alternative production approach can offer significant time and capital cost savings. The key is to choose a qualified toller. Getting to Win-Win September2008Career CatalystRyland W. Musick Jr., Eldon R. LarsenConflict is an almost unavoidable part of life and work, and it can lead to surprisingly constructive opportunities. Here is a discussion of how to manage conflicts— and how to make the most of them when they occur. 50 Chemical Engineers of the "Foundation Age" September2008Centennial Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine? It’s easy to request permission to reuse content. Simply click here to connect instantly to licensing services, where you can choose from a list of options regarding how you would like to reuse the desired content and complete the transaction.