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Digital Feature: Paraffin wax: A detailed look at its production process

In this article, ExxonMobil provides a walkthrough of paraffin wax production, highlighting the company's DILCHILL™ process.

AVEVA’s integrated EPC 4.0 solutions to drive digital twin for Meridian's new greenfield refinery

AVEVA announced a strategic partnership with Meridian Energy Group to develop a digital twin for the first full-conversion refinery built in the U.S. since 1976, and the first modern "greenfield" advanced technology refinery constructed in the U.S. ever.

Clariant's OleMax 260 catalyst delivers strong performance for EQUATE Petrochemical Co.

Clariant announced one-year of successful operation of its novel OleMax 260 catalyst at EQUATE Petrochemical Company’s world-scale steam cracker in Kuwait.

Lummus and Element Six announce global partnership for PFAS destruction

Lummus Technology and Element Six announced an exclusive global partnership that will leverage a unique solution to address the worldwide challenge of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) destruction. 

Calcasieu Refining shuts Louisiana refinery after chemical overflow

Calcasieu Refining Company has shut down operations at its 135,500-bpd Lake Charles refinery after a chemical overflow caused heavy flaring, according to a local media report on Thursday. 

Renewi, Freepoint Eco-Systems to build waste plastic sorting and treatment infrastructure

Renewi and Freepoint Eco-Systems Intl. Ltd. have announced their intention to enter into a long-term and strategic cooperation to produce feedstock for the advanced recycling of waste plastics.

Rompetrol completes DCU project at Petromidia refinery

Rompetrol has finalized modernizing the delayed coking unit of the Petromidia refinery by implementing a new drilling/cutting system of petroleum coke, as well as the automation of the production flow.

AXION Energy revolutionizes operator training with virtual reality technology

AXION Energy has introduced the use of virtual reality headsets for training their operators at the Campana refinery. This initiative will create immersive spaces to resolve issues in real-time, including the selection and use of tools and enhancing the learning experience.


Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

Senior appointment deepens KBR’s digital engineering expertise

Aslan Energy signs MoU for 35,000 hectares of Mexico land to propel green H2 and ammonia production

A significant step towards sustainable energy production and environmental preservation was taken by Aslan Energy Capital (Aslan Energy), which signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the acquisition of 35,000 hectares (~86,500 acres) of land in Sonora, Mexico.