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Petrobras and Braskem complete tests for renewable content chemical product

Petrobras has successfully finished a series of industrial-scale tests to produce a light hydrocarbon stream (LHR) rich in ethylene, incorporating renewable content. Over the past year, this project, in collaboration with Braskem, has developed a viable renewable raw material for the chemical industry.

Methanex and Entropy partner to reduce emissions in methanol production

Methanex Corporation and Entropy Inc. have entered into an agreement to invest in a preliminary front-end engineering and design (pre-FEED) study for carbon capture, utilization and sequestration deployment at Methanex’s Medicine Hat, Alberta facility.

Abraxas Power awards McDermott ECI contract for Canada's first green ammonia plant

McDermott has been awarded an early contractor involvement (ECI) agreement from Abraxas Power Corporation for the Exploits Valley Renewable Energy Corporation (EVREC) project located in Central Newfoundland.

ClearSign Technologies to install 26 burners at U.S. Gulf Coast chemical facility

ClearSign Technologies will retrofit four process heaters with a total of 26 ClearSign Core™ burners to be installed in a U.S. Gulf Coast chemical facility.    

ExxonMobil introduces Enable™ 1617 performance polyethylene

Ideal for thin-gauge hand wrap applications, the new resin is designed to help provide high tenacity and consistent extrusion, as well as help enable the incorporation of high loading levels of post-consumer recycled content.

Neste, Mitsubishi Corporation agree on strategic partnership to develop supply chains for renewable chemicals and plastics

Neste and Mitsubishi Corporation (“MC”) have agreed to establish a strategic partnership focusing on developing value chains for renewable chemicals and plastics for and with Japanese brands. The partners are targeting brands in industries such as food and beverage, apparel, and consumer electronics.

Tecnimont awarded green ammonia plant study in India

MAIRE announced that TECNIMONT (Integrated E&C Solutions), through its Indian subsidiary Tecnimont Private Limited (TCMPL), together with NEXTCHEM (Sustainable Technology Solutions), has been awarded an engineering design study (first phase of the front-end engineering design) contract by Sembcorp Green Hydrogen India Pvt Ltd for a green ammonia plant to be located in India.

Lummus, MOL Group begin engineering execution on Hungary advanced waste plastic recycling plant

Lummus Technology, a global provider of process technologies and value-driven energy solutions, and MOL Group, the leading integrated Central Eastern European oil and gas corporation, have commenced the design phase for the first Lummus advanced waste plastic recycling unit.

Update: Power outages hinder Hurricane Beryl recovery, delay port, infrastructure restarts

About 1.7 MM customers remained without power in Texas on Wednesday morning, two days after Hurricane Beryl made landfall, as progress was slow during the night, hampering efforts to restore critical oil infrastructure.

DNV validates Carbon8’s carbon capture and utilization methodology

DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has validated the methodology developed and used by Carbon8, an innovative cleantech company specializing in helping hard-to-abate industries reduce carbon emissions and landfilling of thermal residues.