Environment & Safety

bp layoffs at Ohio refinery after fire indicate prolonged shutdown

bp laid off most contractors at the approximately 160,000 barrel-per-day Toledo, Ohio, refinery it owns with Cenovus Energy Inc, indicating that the plant will experience a prolonged shutdown following last week's explosion and fire.

Carbon+Intel Forum: Innovations pave the way for cost-efficient CCUS

Technology innovations, partnerships and policy took center stage Thursday morning during the second day of Gulf Energy Information's Carbon+Intel Forum at the Westin Galleria in Houston, Texas, (U.S.)

Transportation and carbon management: The U.S. DOE takes the stage at the Carbon+Intel Forum

Carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) projects have seen rapid growth in recent years, with the U.S. and Canada leading the wave and Europe not far behind.

Shell sees 2024 aviation fuel demand recovering to pre-pandemic levels

Global aviation fuel demand is expected to fully recover to pre-pandemic levels of 300 MMt per year in the next one to two years, the head of aviation at Shell said.

HIF Global partners with technology supplier Topsoe for eFuels facility in Texas

Topsoe will deliver technology to HIF Global’s planned eFuels facility in Texas. The plant will produce carbon-neutral fuel – enough to decarbonize over 400,000 vehicles annually.

TotalEnergies Feyzin refinery shut to at least mid-October

TotalEnergies' 119,000 bpd Feyzin oil refinery in southern France is likely to remain offline until mid-October at the earliest, a CGT union delegate said on Monday.

thyssenkrupp Uhde wins order for low-emission coke oven battery in Japan

thyssenkrupp Uhde has won an order from Nippon Coke & Engineering Co., Ltd. (NCE) to build and supply a new low-emission, top-charge coke oven battery in Japan.

Southeast Asia’s first helicopter flight using SAF takes off from Seletar Airport in Singapore

Bell’s next generation five seater helicopter, the Bell 505, fueled with Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) took off at Seletar Airport in Singapore for a demonstration flight. This is the first ever helicopter flight fueled with SAF in Southeast Asia.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 09/23

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

Woodside joins Aiming for Zero methane emissions initiative

Woodside Energy has signed the Aiming for Zero Methane Emissions Initiative, becoming the first Australasian company to do so. By signing the initiative Woodside is committing to striving to reach near-zero methane emissions from its operated assets by 2030.