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2022 HP Awards Finalists

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication for 100 yr, has announced the finalists for its sixth annual HP Awards, which celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year.

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.

Japan firms eye ammonia, methanol projects in Canada, Alberta minister says

Japanese companies are looking to invest in the Canadian province of Alberta to produce ammonia and methanol in the effort to build global supply chains of greener energy to fight climate change, a provincial minister said.

Case studies: Evaluation of the soundness and remaining life of PSA vessels with weld defects

Lee, S., SK Energy; Kwon, O., Quest Integrity

Multiple defects were found in pressure swing adsorption (PSA) vessels during an outage of one of four PSA process units.

Chevron New Energies, Crowley lead first close of Series A funding round for Zero Emissions Industries

The new funds are expected to enable ZEI to roll out their next generation fully integrated marine power system and scale quickly to meet the demand within the maritime industry for their zero emission propulsion solutions.

Imperial advances renewable diesel plans, awards hydrogen contract to Air Products

Imperial announced a long-term contract with Air Products to supply low-carbon hydrogen for Imperial’s proposed renewable diesel complex at its Strathcona refinery near Edmonton, Alberta.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 09/02

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week. These articles include announcements from BASF, Shell, Axens, Petronas and many more. Keep up to date with the latest industry news.

History of the HPI: The 2000s: Net-zero, environmental regulations, capacity acceleration and digital transformation

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

This final installment of the History of the HPI series details major events in the refining and petrochemicals industry over the past 20 yr, including stricter regulations/initiatives to curb carbon emissions, a safer and more environmentally friendly way to produce and handle chemicals, significant capital investments to boost production capacity and digital transformation.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 08/19

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