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Pyrolysis

A promising new FCC feedstock: Heavy-cut pyrolysis oil from post-consumer plastic waste

Grace GmbH: Brandt, S.
W.R. Grace & Co.: Bryden, K.
Braven Environmental: Goellner, J.  |  Huovie, C.

Plastics are an essential material in modern civilization. Their light weight, durability and property flexibility provide benefits in food preservation, medical applications, building and vehicle energy efficiency, and many other areas.

NEXTCHEM (Maire) signs €4-MM grant with the EU to scale up proprietary chemical recycling technology

The grant will support the BOOST project, aimed at implementing the first commercial application of NXRe PMMA technology for the chemical recycling on continuous basis of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) scraps into high quality, added value intermediates

L’OCCITANE en Provence and CARBIOS present a PET bottle made from enzymatic recycling

CARBIOS, L’OCCITANE en Provence and Pinard Beauty Pack join forces to establish an efficient European value chain for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) circularity.

Tackle operational challenges with FCC coprocessing applications

BASF: Vincent, G.  |  Riva, S.
Axens: Barrios, F.  |  Dubois, F.
Technip Energies: Golczynski, S.

Refiners are actively developing new solutions to decarbonize their finished products—such as transportation fuels or commodity chemicals—as part of the energy transition. As a result, refiners are now exploring the co-feeding of alternative feedstocks, including renewable and recyclable crude oils, as a means of lowering the carbon footprint of their products.

Sustainability and the Energy Transition: The pyrolysis of plastic wastes: A techno-economic analysis

Petrochemical Industries Company: Alazemi, E.

Plastics are some of the most vastly used materials in modern life. They are the building block of products manufactured by almost every sector, including packaging, building and construction, textiles, consumer products, transportation, electrical and electronics, and industrial machinery.

INEOS Inovyn launches next-generation recycling pilot plants to strengthen Europe’s PVC recycling

INEOS Inovyn launches two new PVC pilot plants at our Jemeppe-sur-Sambre site in Belgium, to accelerate technologies for recycling PVC which are not mechanically recyclable today.

GCC industry leaders solidify commitment toward plastic circularity

Arabian Gulf industry leaders reaffirmed their commitment to adopting a collaborative approach to develop plastic circularity, invest in Design for Recycling (DfR) and address plastic waste at the 13th annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Plastics Conference.

Clariant introduces new solutions to reduce the environmental impact of plastics

Clariant is launching AddWorks PPA, a perfluoralkyl substances-free polymer processing aid product line, and AddWorks PKG 158, a highly efficient antioxidant solution with outstanding color protection, especially designed for polyolefins containing recycled material

Neste successfully concludes its first processing run with pyrolysis oil from discarded tires

In its efforts to advance chemical recycling, Neste has successfully conducted its first processing trial run with a new challenging raw material, liquefied discarded tires.

Sustainable H2 production through methane pyrolysis

Saudi Aramco: Al-Qahtani, A.  |  Al-Warthan, F.  |  Khani, A.

The methane (CH<sub>4</sub>) pyrolysis process [also known as CH<sub>4</sub> cracking or turquoise hydrogen (H<sub>2</sub>) production] is a thermal (high-temperature) breakdown of CH<sub>4</sub> into H<sub>2</sub> gas and solid carbon.

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