Natural Gas

India's Reliance stops local petcoke sales, boosts imports

Petroleum coke is a carbon intensive solid residue left over from coking units in oil refineries that break down residual oil into more highly valued products. Petcoke, as it is known, can be used as a coal substitute in both steelmaking and in power plants.

Japan's IHI to study converting LNG terminals into ammonia-based facilities

Japan's IHI Corp has started studies on possible conversion of LNG receiving and storage terminals located close to gas-fired power plants into ammonia-based facilities, it said on Wednesday.

Asia jet fuel set for bumpy ride in 2023 despite some China recovery

A full recovery in jet fuel consumption will boost Asian refiners' margins and crude demand further, lifting global prices.

ADNOC accelerates delivery of low carbon growth strategy to continue responsibly meeting global energy needs

ADNOC is accelerating operationalization of its board mandated low carbon growth strategy, by establishing a new Low Carbon Solutions and International Growth vertical that will focus on renewable energy, clean hydrogen and carbon capture and storage.

Industry Perspectives: Despite reaching $180 B, new project announcements are down year-over-year

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Over the past year, the Global Energy Infrastructure database has tracked more than $180 B in new project announcements.

Why sulfur plants fail: An in-depth study of sulfur recovery unit failures—Part 2

Bohme, G. E., Sulphur Experts Inc.

Equipment malfunction or an unplanned shutdown of a sulfur recovery unit (SRU) can have a significant effect on a production company’s profitability, along with an equally serious impact on personnel safety and the environment.

Dr. Sultan Al Jaber calls for maximum energy, minimum emissions in ADIPEC opening address

ADIPEC is taking place against the backdrop of complexities which the world is facing and H.E. Dr. Al Jaber sought the wise counsel of the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in deciding whether to dwell on the challenges or focus on the opportunities in his remarks.

Online Feature: Modular LNG: Why is it advantageous? Q & A with Bryan Glover, President Honeywell UOP

Hydrocarbon Processing’s Technical Editor, Sumedha Sharma sat down with Bryan Glover, President of Honeywell UOP, the hydrocarbon technology licensing and products business within Honeywell to discuss LNG and its role in the energy mix.

bp accelerates and expands in bioenergy, agreeing to buy leading US biogas company Archaea Energy

In a move that will expand and accelerate the growth of its strategic bioenergy business, bp announced that it has agreed to acquire Archaea Energy Inc., a leading producer of renewable natural gas (RNG) in the US.

2022 HP Awards Finalists

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication for 100 yr, has announced the finalists for its sixth annual HP Awards, which celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year.