Carbon Management

Neste to participate in Carbon Handprint project development

Neste is cooperating with leading Finnish companies in the development of a new Carbon Handprint tool to create common indicators for assessing environmental measures and communicating them.

Syngas from H2S and CO2: An alternative, pioneering synthesis route?

Manenti, G., Alfa Laval Olmi SpA; Molinari, L., KT-Kinetics Technology SpA; Manenti, F., Politecnico di Milano

Hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide represent major concerns for the hydrocarbon industry. Both species are contaminants and, since their use as feedstock is minor, are considered troubling byproducts.

Trestle Energy and Larksen partner to reduce CO2 from ethanol and coal power

Fuel pathway management platform will enable ethanol producers to substantially reduce their fuel carbon intensity and facilitate the cost-effective use of biomass fuel pellets at existing power plants.

Exxon shareholder vote could see climate activist join board

Voters at ExxonMobil Corp.'s annual meeting on Wednesday approved a measure to let minority shareholders nominate outsiders for seats on the board, meaning a climate activist could eventually become a director at the world's largest publicly traded oil company.

Shell CEO warns on hasty renewables shift

Major investors, including Dutch pension fund PGGM, have criticized Shell's climate change policy in recent months, saying it should do more to mitigate climate change risks.

Climate laws could mean higher refining costs

Curbing increasing levels of greenhouse gas emissions remains a key requirement, and challenge, for global oil refiners and gas producers.

In-depth and preemptive front-end planning yields positive project results

Henre, C., Satterfield, R., Burns & McDonnell; Garris, J., Coffeyville Resources Refining & Marketing LLC

Despite the challenges that major projects can present (short deadlines, budget constraints and overruns, unforeseen problems onsite and tension throughout executive teams), they can also prove to be a win-win for both the owner and the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm.

Major accident and failure of stationary equipment in the RFCCU

Seok, W., Lee, S., SK Energy

The four case studies cover component failures and multiple types of leakage: valve packing, expansion joint and corrosion.

Shell opens Quest CO2 capture project in Alberta

Quest draws on techniques used by the energy industry for decades and integrates the components of CCS for the large-scale capture, transport and storage of CO2.

Praxair to recover CO2 at PBF refinery in Delaware

Praxair will build, own and operate a 450-tpd carbon dioxide purification and liquefaction plant at the refinery, run by PBF Energy in Delaware City, Delaware.