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Proman and Bahri Chemicals to time-charter two methanol-powered ships

Proman and Bahri have announced a five-year agreement for Bahri Chemicals, a Bahri business unit, to time-charter two methanol-powered ships, Stena Provident and Stena Progressive, to transport various products globally.

INEOS polymer used to create world’s first sustainable gas pipeline

INEOS produced bio-based high-density polyethylene has been used to create the world’s first fully sustainable gas pipeline. Installed by French gas utility network operator, GRDF, the pipeline only uses the low carbon footprint polymer.

Thailand orders traders to suspend diesel exports

Thailand has ordered traders to suspend diesel exports while Thai Oil Plc repairs its No. 3 crude distillation unit in Chonburi province.

AI breakthrough enables refineries to self-diagnose fouling to reduce CO2 emissions

DecarbonX has concluded groundbreaking research into the use of AI in industry, bringing a new level of autonomy to industrial processes and enabling critical equipment to self-diagnose issues.

Solvay expands operations across recycling facilities in Europe to enhance circularity in flue gas treatment

Solvay has announced capacity expansions at its Resolest and Solval units, specifically designed for recycling residues from the flue gas cleaning process using the market-leading SOLVAir solution.

Protesters in Libya threaten to shut down oil and gas facilities

Protesters have threatened to shut down two oil and gas facilities near the Libyan capital Tripoli, with one group that is campaigning against corruption issuing a 72-hour ultimatum.

Motiva to shut CDU, coker at largest U.S. refinery

Motiva Enterprises is scheduled to shut the large CDU and large coker at its 626,000 bpd Port Arthur, Texas (U.S.).

Japan's Toa Oil shuts 70,000 bpd Keihin CDU due to glitch

Japanese refiner Toa Oil, a unit of Idemitsu Kosan, has shut a 70,000 bpd sole CDU at the Keihin refinery, near Tokyo, due to a system glitch.

Executive Viewpoint: A lifecycle assessment on chemically recycling plastics: A conversation with Neste’s Maiju Helin

Neste Renewable Polymers and Chemicals: Helin, M.
Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

HP spoke with Maiju Helin, Head of Sustainability and Regulatory Transformation Renewable Polymers and Chemicals, Neste, regarding Neste’s lifecycle assessment report on chemically recycling waste plastic.

Nigeria's Port Harcourt refinery restart imminent, minister says

Nigeria's oil refinery in Port Harcourt will restart operations "after the Christmas break" following an overhaul, the petroleum minister said, following several delays.