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Editorial Comment: Juggling the increasing global demand for thermoplastics vs. reducing their environmental

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

If you were to review any forecast for global thermoplastics demand to 2050—high-density polyethylene (PE), low-density PE, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride and polyethylene terephthalate, among others—chances are that you will see a steady rise in consumption.

CNPC shuffles regional offices to better support global portfolio

China's CNPC has completed a months-long reshuffle with the addition of six regional offices that report to Beijing headquarters to better coordinate and supervise its sprawling global portfolio.

Pemex issued an "all clear" following fire at its Texas refinery

Mexican state oil company Pemex issued an all clear following a fire in a unit at its 312,500-bpd oil refinery in Texas.

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AMPP welcomes new Chair of its board of directors

A scalable mechanical integrity program to accelerate the energy transition—Mobile, visual and dynamic

GE Digital: Nair, V.  |  Vijayaraghavan, R.

As asset integrity and reliability managers, risk-based inspection (RBI) and corrosion analysts, and inspectors and contract inspection firms across asset-intensive industries look to optimize their mechanical integrity programs, there is a paradigm shift to implement a comprehensive, scalable and sustainable fixed-equipment reliability program to meet increasing reliability demands.

bp pulse builds Europe’s first public charging corridor for electric trucks

Six public charging locations with ultra-fast 300kw charge points aimed at E-Trucks have been launched along a 600km stretch of the Rhine-Alpine corridor across Germany.

TotalEnergies CEO says refineries won't be disrupted by Thursday strike day

The chief executive of oil major TotalEnergies said this week that strikes against France's planned pension reform on Thursday should not disrupt operations at refineries, adding that petrol stations were also prepared for the strike action.

Raven SR agrees to supply sustainable aviation fuel to All Nippon Airways

Raven SR Inc., a renewable fuels company, today announced it has sign an MoU to supply SAF to All Nippon Airways for major global routes.

French refinery, metro strikes loom in clash over pension reform

France's CGT trade union called for strikes in the refinery sector against plans to make people work longer before they can retire and Paris metro unions said they would do "everything they can" to stop the pension reform.

Petrobras reinforces security at refineries after threats

Petroleo Brasileiro SA stepped up security at its refineries in a precautionary measure after threats against assets, including Brazil's biggest fuel plant, two company officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity.