- Global Energy Infrastructure
Next generation tank lining delivers next-level service lives
Americas / Construction / Engineering & Design / Environment & Safety / Equipment / Maintenance & Reliability
Owners of refined products terminals, crude oil terminals, chemical plants and refineries can encounter several challenges when taking storage tanks out of service for inspection and repair per American Petroleum Institute Recommended Practice 653 requirements.
Carbon capture in syngas-based projects
Construction / Americas / Environment & Safety / Environment / Gas Processing/LNG / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Engineering & Design / Natural Gas
Recent legislation, such as the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (which was passed in the U.S.), provide financial incentives for projects generating power, transportation fuels or other forms of energy to reduce their overall carbon emissions.
Next-generation automation technology paves the way for sustainable H2 manufacturing
Environment & Safety / Process Control / Process Optimization / Project Management / Refining / Carbon Management / Construction / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Information Systems / Natural Gas / Products
In the last few years, sustainability initiatives have started a dramatic shift from hydrocarbon to hydrogen (H<sub>2</sub>) production.
Executive Viewpoint: Carbon capture and storage: The current market, challenges, integrated hubs and where industry goes from here
Carbon Management / Construction / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Process Optimization
Hydrocarbon Processing met with Johan de Villiers, Senior Vice President, Global Energy Accounts, ABB, and Matt Healey, Managing Director, Pace CCS, to discuss the global carbon capture and storage market, the challenges involved in scaling up operations and building integrated hubs.
Solvay to supply technology license for hydrogen peroxide mega-plant in China
Solvay has signed a license agreement with Guangxi Chlor-Alkali Chemical which will enable the Chinese partner to build and operate a hydrogen peroxide mega-plant at Qinzhou designed to support its 300 kilotons propylene oxide production and other units on site.
Digital Feature: Reducing the carbon impact of oil and gas projects toward net-zero with operations science
Carbon Management / Construction / Economics / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / People / Process Optimization / Project Management / Management
This work provides details on how optimized project management can help companies minimize greenhouse gas emissions in capital projects and their supply networks. As explained, this approach is a significant opportunity that can be capitalized to further reduce not only emissions but also the cost and duration of project delivery.
Technip Energies awarded a contract for Juhua’s Greenfield Chemical Complex in China
Technip Energies has been awarded a contract by Ningbo Juhua Chemical & Science Co., Ltd. for a 1,3-propanediol plant with a capacity of 72 kta and a 150 kta polytrimethylene terephthalate plant in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China.
Sempra launches Port Arthur LNG project
Sempra announced that its 70%-owned subsidiary, Sempra Infrastructure Partners, LP (Sempra Infrastructure), reached a positive final investment decision (FID) for the development, construction and operation of the Port Arthur LNG Phase 1 project in Jefferson County, Texas.
ExxonMobil boosts fuel supply with $2-B Beaumont refinery expansion
ExxonMobil announced the successful startup of its Beaumont refinery expansion project, which adds 250,000 bpd of capacity to one of the largest refining and petrochemical complexes along the U.S. Gulf Coast. This is the largest refinery expansion in more than a decade will help meet growing demand for affordable, reliable energy.
LyondellBasell exploring options for EO and derivatives unit
LyondellBasell said it was exploring strategic options for its U.S. Gulf Coast-based ethylene oxide & derivatives business.
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