Biofuels

ASTM D5453 vs. D7039 and the importance of oxygen correction for B100 samples

McHenry, L., X-Ray Optical Systems

The use of biodiesel is rapidly becoming more popular due to growing trends both inside and outside the petroleum industry.

Rolls-Royce CEO says aviation needs to act on net zero pledges

Aviation needs to accelerate the use of biofuels before new technologies like hydrogen and electric-powered aircraft become viable to limit emissions as demand for travel will not abate.

Danish Power-to-X partnership breaks ground on first of its kind green ammonia project

The partners officially started construction of the demonstration plant in Lemvig, Denmark, that will produce green ammonia based on renewable power and electrolysis of water.

Accelerating the transition to renewable fuels

Carugo, M., Valentine, J., Emerson Automation Solutions

The global push to neutralize carbon-based GHG emissions by 2050 not only holds great promise for the future of the planet, but it also stands to create millions of jobs, spur rapid growth and drive technological innovation.

New BASF CircleStar catalyst decreases CO2 footprint for products ranging from jet fuel to plastics

ASF introduces CircleStar, an innovative dehydration catalyst to process renewable feedstocks. The novel star-shaped catalyst achieves a 99.5% selectivity for the ethanol-to-ethylene (E2E) conversion.

HIF Global partners with technology supplier Topsoe for eFuels facility in Texas

Topsoe will deliver technology to HIF Global’s planned eFuels facility in Texas. The plant will produce carbon-neutral fuel – enough to decarbonize over 400,000 vehicles annually.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 09/23

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week.

Neste to establish joint venture for production of renewable fuels with Marathon Petroleum in the U.S.

Neste and Marathon announced an agreement to establish a 50/50 joint venture to produce renewable diesel following a conversion project of Marathon's refinery in Martinez, California.

The Downstream Rundown: In case you missed it 09/16

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week. These articles include announcements from Clariant, Aemestis, Evonik, ADNOC, Technip and more. Stay up to sate with the latest industry news.

Delta Air Lines readies refinery to process biofuels

Delta Air Lines Inc plans to start receiving shipments of renewable fuel feedstocks at its Trainer, Pennsylvania, refinery as part of a strategy that could reduce its environmental liabilities by hundreds of millions of dollars, according to three sources familiar with the matter.