Carbon Management

History of the HPI: The 1970s: Crises, clean air, plastic bottles and the DCS

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The 1970s were marked by several historical events that affected not only the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) but nations around the world.

Worley wins contract for Alfanar’s Lighthouse Green Fuels project in North East of England

Worley has been awarded a FEED services contract by Alfanar for a low-carbon fuels project in Teesside, United Kingdom.

Xylene-loop scheme for minimized GHG emissions and PX production cost

Molecular management, energy efficiency and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have become major focuses for petrochemical complexes, including aromatics plants.

Neste teams up with Circularise to increase visibility along circular polymers and chemicals value chains

Neste and Netherlands-based startup Circularise have announced a partnership to bring Circularise’s traceability software into circular polymers and chemicals supply chains.

Topsoe technology to support Cresta’s renewable diesel and SAF production in Canada

Cresta has chosen Topsoe’s HydroFlex solution for revamping the Braya Renewable Fuels refinery in Newfoundland, Canada.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it

In case you missed any downstream news, this piece will give you a summary of some of the top stories from last week.

Chevron to focus on lowering carbon intensity

Chevron Corp Chief Executive Michael Wirth told shareholders the U.S. oil producer plans to focus on lowering the carbon intensity of its operations.

Sensitivity analysis of a plug flow reactor

Laturkar, K., Facility for Rare Isotope Beams; Laturkar, K., Validation Associates LLC

A sensitivity analysis study evaluates uncertainties in a model’s output based on the changes in the input parameters of the model.

Save energy and reduce CO2 emissions with closed-loop optimization of utilities networks

Lodolo, S., Aspen Technology

Oil and gas, petrochemical and chemical companies face the difficult challenge of maximizing profitability while achieving aggressive decarbonization objectives set for 2030 and beyond.

CO2 energy recycling approach in the petrochemical industries

Ezzat, A. A., Pharos University

Many industrial processes can generate carbon dioxide from fossil fuels. Recently, these processes have contributed to an average annual release of more than 30 Btpy of carbon dioxide into the environment.