http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com Hydrocarbon Processing 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.  Trelleborg partners with Airbus on hydrogen-powered air travel http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/trelleborg-partners-with-airbus-on-hydrogen-powered-air-travel/ Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has partnered with Airbus for hydrogen sealing applications, supporting the mission to deliver a hydrogen-powered commercial aircraft by 2035.  Vale, Komatsu and Cummins announce collaboration to develop dual-fuel large trucks, powered by ethanol and diesel http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/vale-komatsu-and-cummins-announce-collaboration-to-develop-dual-fuel-large-trucks-powered-by-ethanol-and-diesel/ Vale and Komatsu have signed an agreement to develop and test, in partnership with Cummins, dual-fuel haul trucks, powered by a mixture of ethanol and diesel. 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. LOTTE Chemical develops high-intensity, flame-resistant PP products for electric vehicle batteries http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/lotte-chemical-develops-high-intensity-flame-resistant-pp-products-for-electric-vehicle-batteries/ LOTTE Chemical has developed high-intensity, flame-resistant polypropylene products that can delay thermal runaway in electric vehicle batteries. Cepsa Química, Persán to transport their supplies using renewable diesel http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/cepsa-quimica-persan-to-transport-their-supplies-using-renewable-diesel/ Cepsa Química and the Persán group, a leading company of home care and personal care products, have signed an agreement so that the supply transportation of chemical products from Cepsa to the Sevillian company will be carried out using 100% renewable diesel. 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. Neste enables North Brunswick to be the first township in New Jersey (U.S.) to transition to renewable diesel http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/07/neste-enables-north-brunswick-to-be-the-first-township-in-new-jersey-us-to-transition-to-renewable-diesel/ Neste announced a partnership with the Township of North Brunswick in New Jersey. The partnership enables all of North Brunswick’s diesel vehicles and equipment to switch to running on renewable diesel, making it the first township in the state to use renewable diesel for its fleet operations. Aramco’s strategic gas expansion progresses with $25 B in contract awards http://hydrocarbonprocessing.com/news/2024/06/aramco-s-strategic-gas-expansion-progresses-with-25-b-in-contract-awards/ Aramco has awarded contracts worth more than $25 B to progress its strategic gas expansion, which targets sales gas production growth of more than 60% by 2030.