Hydrogen

Raven SR and Howden partner to streamline waste-to-fuels process

The renewable fuels company Raven SR announced it has signed an MoU with Howden to provide more certainty in procuring key components for hydrogen fuel production facilities, including advanced compressors.

Pressure swing adsorption vessels fatigue analysis

Kittur, A., Saudi Aramco

The hydrogen (H2) plant in a refinery produces high-purity (99.9+ vol%) H2 products using a licensed pressure swing adsorption (PSA) purification process to fulfill the H2 makeup needs of refinery hydroprocessing facilities.

Evaluate options for decarbonizing petroleum refineries

Singh, R., Bechtel India

The energy transition requires rebuilding the energy supply infrastructure for a lower-carbon economy and renewable energy generation for industry and transportation that run more on electricity and hydrogen and less on fossil fuels and provide a circular path for consumer plastics. The growth in global oil demand is predicted to end within 10 yr, but it is still too early to foresee a rapid decline in that demand.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 7/22

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Technip Energies and National Petroleum Construction Company create joint venture to accelerate energy transition

The new joint venture NT ENERGIES LLC aims to support energy transition in the UAE, the broader Middle East region and North Africa by providing added value services in blue and green hydrogen and related decarbonization projects

Green Fuels for Denmark receives IPCEI status

The funding will help enable the consortium behind Green Fuels for Denmark to develop the first phases of the project as part of the industrialization of renewable hydrogen and green fuels needed to compete with fossil-based alternatives.

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Fouling in hydrogen recycle gas compressors

Zardynezhad, S., TurboTech Consulting Corp.

Hydrogen recycle gas compressors are one of the most significant rotating equipment in oil refineries, petrochemical plants and upgraders.

Lummus and Clariant unveil start-up of world's largest CATOFIN PDH unit

Lummus Technology and its catalyst partner Clariant, announced the successful startup and acceptance of Qingdao Jinneng New Material Co.'s 900,000 MMtpy CATOFIN propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant.

Howden supplies hydrogen compression solution to refinery expansion mega project

Howden, has signed a contract to supply hydrogen reciprocating compressors for MSB Unit for the Numaligarh Refinery Expansion Project (NREP) in India.