Hydrogen

Air Products and NICE sign MOU to develop hydrogen fuel projects in China

Air Products and the National Institute of Clean-and-Low-Carbon Energy have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop hydrogen fuel projects in China.

Praxair starts new hydrogen plant at La Pampilla refinery

Praxair started up a hydrogen plant for Repsol's La Pampilla refinery.

Remove sulfur and nitrogen from liquid hydrocarbons with absorption process

Litz, K., Edison, K., Rankin, J., Auterra Inc.

Adsorption is a well-known and simple separation technique finding application in water treatment, specialty chemicals production, gas separation and removal of trace impurities.

Toshiba, Tohoku Electric and Iwatani consider developing hydrogen energy system

A joint proposal by Toshiba Corp., Tohoku Electric Power Co. and Iwatani Corp. on the development of technologies for hydrogen energy systems was today selected for funding by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization.

Anglo American Platinum invests in Greyrock Energy

Anglo American Platinum Ltd. has invested in Greyrock Energy, Inc., a provider of small scale gas-to-liquids technology.

Hydrogen fuel network used to break California electric-vehicle mileage record

The founders of True Zero completed a scenic drive throughout California in a fuel-cell-electric Toyota Mirai, covering 1,438 miles in a 24-hour period, breaking the official Guinness World Record for electric miles driven in 24 hours.

Hydrogen fuel cells vehicles are future of automobile, says report

Worldwide, over 20 MM hydrogen fuel cell vehicles could be sold cumulatively by 2032.

Unlock next-level hydrocracker flexibility in today’s turbulent markets

Baric, J., Shell Global Solutions International BV; Kang, D.-H., Hyundai Oilbank Daesan refinery; Orzeszko, G., Grupa LOTOS Gdańsk refinery

As a critical catalytic conversion unit, the hydrocracker provides refiners with valuable feedstock and product slate flexibility.

Review of the CSB report on the 2010 Tesoro refinery fire

McGovern, S. J., PetroTech Consultants

On April 2, 2010, a catastrophic fire occurred within the naphtha hydrotreating unit in the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes, Washington. The final CSB report, including recommendations, was issued in May 2014, more than four years after the incident that resulted in the tragic loss of seven lives. This work critically reviews the CSB analysis of this incident and several of its resulting recommendations.

Analyze abnormal operations of an HDS reactor loop with dynamic simulation

Garcia, O., Shipman, R., Tong, C., Palmer, R. E., Wood Group Mustang

Hydrodesulfurization units are used in a petroleum refinery to process a variety of feeds to alter composition via the addition of hydrogen.