http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing Rompetrol completes DCU project at Petromidia refinery http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/rompetrol-completes-dcu-project-at-petromidia-refinery/ Rompetrol has finalized modernizing the delayed coking unit of the Petromidia refinery by implementing a new drilling/cutting system of petroleum coke, as well as the automation of the production flow. U.S. SAF production forecast to eclipse 50,000 bpd by 2026 http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/us-saf-production-forecast-to-eclipse-50-000-bpd-by-2026/ Production capacity of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the U.S. could increase from around 2,000 bpd to nearly 30,000 bpd in 2024, increasing to more than 50,000 bpd by 2026, if all projects come online. Essar launches hydrogen power plant at Stanlow refinery (U.K.) http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/essar-launches-hydrogen-power-plant-at-stanlow-refinery-uk/ Essar Energy Transition announced the launch of EET Hydrogen Power, Europe’s first hydrogen-ready combined heat and power plant to be built at its Stanlow refinery, with the aim of completing construction in 2027.  Tecnimont awarded green ammonia plant study in India http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/tecnimont-awarded-green-ammonia-plant-study-in-india/ MAIRE announced that TECNIMONT (Integrated E&C Solutions), through its Indian subsidiary Tecnimont Private Limited (TCMPL), together with NEXTCHEM (Sustainable Technology Solutions), has been awarded an engineering design study (first phase of the front-end engineering design) contract by Sembcorp Green Hydrogen India Pvt Ltd for a green ammonia plant to be located in India. Evonik expands sodium methylate production in Argentina to meet growing demand for biofuels http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/evonik-expands-sodium-methylate-production-in-argentina-to-meet-growing-demand-for-biofuels/ Evonik has announced the expansion of its sodium methylate production capacity at its Rosario plant, located in the Sante Fé Province in Argentina. bp Energy Outlook: Two main scenarios see 2025 oil peak, rapid renewables growth http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/bp-energy-outlook-two-main-scenarios-see-2025-oil-peak-rapid-renewables-growth/ bp expects oil demand to peak next year and wind and solar capacity to grow rapidly in both of the two main scenarios in its annual Energy Outlook, a study of the evolution of the global energy system to 2050 the company published on Wednesday. Lummus, MOL Group begin engineering execution on Hungary advanced waste plastic recycling plant http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/lummus-mol-group-begin-engineering-execution-on-hungary-advanced-waste-plastic-recycling-plant/ Lummus Technology, a global provider of process technologies and value-driven energy solutions, and MOL Group, the leading integrated Central Eastern European oil and gas corporation, have commenced the design phase for the first Lummus advanced waste plastic recycling unit. Aslan Energy signs MoU for 35,000 hectares of Mexico land to propel green H2 and ammonia production http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/aslan-energy-signs-mou-for-35-000-hectares-of-mexico-land-to-propel-green-h2-and-ammonia-production/ A significant step towards sustainable energy production and environmental preservation was taken by Aslan Energy Capital (Aslan Energy), which signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the acquisition of 35,000 hectares (~86,500 acres) of land in Sonora, Mexico. Africa could compete in fuel exports, but massive investments are needed http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/africa-could-compete-in-fuel-exports-but-massive-investments-are-needed/ Africa could become a refined fuel exporter, with at least two top-notch refineries due to come on stream within the next five years, but it must overcome its dire infrastructure and a funding crunch. Samsung C&T to build Korea's fist ammonia import terminal for co-firing power generation http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/samsung-ct-to-build-koreas-fist-ammonia-import-terminal-for-co-firing-power-generation/ The terminal will include facilities for storing, unloading, and transporting ammonia. A 30,000-ton storage tank will be used to compress and store ammonia for co-firing power generation. The terminal will also use a fuel blend comprised of at least 20% ammonia for co-firing with coal to reduce carbon emissions.