Enviornment/Safety

DuPont to drive PPE innovation, sustainability with stronger customer collaborations

DuPont says it will strengthen collaborations with existing and new customers to propel innovation and sustainability in personal protective equipment (PPE).

Wood awarded concept study for Greater Sunrise LNG development

Wood will deliver a comprehensive concept study, considering engineering, technology, financing, commercial structures, fiscal, environmental, health & safety and socioeconomic drivers including local content.

TES, Itochu Corp. team up for decarbonization efforts via e-NG

TES announced a strategic collaboration with Itochu Corporation aimed at driving forward the adoption of e-NG to decarbonize hard-to-abate sectors.

BKV sells new carbon-neutral natural gas product to Kiewit

BKV Corp. has signed a contract for the sale and purchase of carbon sequestered gas (CSG) with Kiewit Infrastructure South Co., a subsidiary of Kiewit Corp.

FLIR unveils ADGiLE to detect and locate methane leaks with continuous monitoring, advanced analytics

FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Inc., has released unveiled ADGiLE™, a fixed-mounted methane monitoring solution. Featuring optical gas imaging (OGI) with comprehensive edge detection analytics, ADGiLE is the oil and gas industry’s solution to meeting environmental stewardship and efficiency goals.

New DNV survey highlights oil and gas sector paradox

The latest DNV survey, “The Paradox of Petroleum—How the oil and gas sector is transforming through uncertainty,” gathered insights from nearly 450 senior oil and gas professionals to examine rapidly evolving trends and the near-term outlook for the sector.

Air Liquide selected to invest up to $850 MM in largest low-carbon oxygen production in the Americas

Air Liquide plans to invest up to $850 MM to build, own and operate four large modular air separation units as well as related infrastructure in the framework of a long-term binding agreement with ExxonMobil for its planned low-carbon hydrogen (H2) project in Baytown, Texas.

Air Liquide, Dunkerque LNG CO₂ infrastructure project receives support from the EU

Air Liquide and Dunkerque LNG have announced they welcome the decision of the European Commission to support the D'Artagnan project. This carbon dioxide (CO₂) transportation and exportation infrastructure is part of the “Cap Décarbonation” initiative, which aims to reduce CO₂ emissions by 1.5 metric MMtpy in the industrial basin of Dunkirk and its surroundings.

EU approves $3.2 B in German hydrogen pipeline support

The European Commission has signed off on about €3 B ($3.2 B) of planned German state aid for building a system of hydrogen pipelines known as the Hydrogen Core Network.

Russia ministry seeks end to $13 B/yr gas waste

Russia's resources ministry asked the new prime minister to approve its plan to make oil firms spend billions of dollars on cutting the amount of gas wastefully flared off during oil production.

Wood Mackenzie: E-fuels offer long-term solution to key energy transition transport sectors, but journey needs to start now

The widespread development and use of synthetic fuels is still at least a decade away and depends on the successful deployment of other technologies, but companies that position themselves now are best positioned for success, according to the latest “Horizons” report by data and analytics company Wood Mackenzie.

Maximum fill volume in propane, butane and LPG pressurized storage tanks

6/19/2024

This article details the maximum fill volume for propane, butane and LPG storage tanks at processing facilities.

Carbon formation and removal in the steam reforming process

6/19/2024

This article documents research by various recognized authors and sources on the basis of reforming carbon formation and removal, how catalyst potassium promotion can help to remove the carbon laydown and reduce the steam-to-carbon ratio, as well as the calculation basis of the steam-to-carbon ratio over the steam reforming process.

Insight hub: Pipeline data assessment and analysis

6/18/2024

This article examines how an operator's pipeline data can be used to add efficiencies to operations.

Freeport LNG sues three contractors over defects at Texas plant

U.S. LNG exporter Freeport LNG filed a lawsuit in April against three contractors, alleging that installation defects in electric motors at its $14-B Texas export plant caused prolonged outages and costly repairs.

CO2next project achieves important milestones for developing a liquid CO2 terminal in Rotterdam

CO2next aims to build a liquid CO2 terminal at the Maasvlakte in the port of Rotterdam, that can be used by customers not connected to a CO2 pipeline to ship liquid CO2.

DNV and Petronas CCS ventures collaborate to enable CCS value chains across SE Asia

DNV and PETRONAS’ wholly-owned subsidiary, PETRONAS CCS Ventures Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS CCS Ventures), have recently signed a Master Price Agreement for the certification of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites and associated facilities for carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects in Malaysia.

Siemens accelerates hydrogen ramp-up with generative artificial intelligence

To accelerate the hydrogen ramp-up, the technology company Siemens will be supporting companies in the hydrogen industry with software tools based on generative artificial intelligence.

Nu:ionic Technologies, XRG Technologies announce a novel electrified furnace platform for low-carbon hydrogen production

Nu:ionic Technologies and XRG Technologies announced a jointly-developed novel electrified furnace platform for low-carbon hydrogen production.

Shell awards Ceres contract for phase 2 of SOEC module to produce green hydrogen

Ceres has been awarded a further contract for the second phase of its collaboration with Shell, to cooperate in the design of a solid oxide electrolyzer (SOEC) module, for use in large-scale industrial applications such as synthetic fuels, ammonia and green steel.

Decarbonizing the Pilbara-to-Asia export trade route: Joint study demonstrates pathway to net-zero emissions

A recent joint study revealed that well-to-wake emissions in the Pilbara-to-Asia iron ore export trade route can be reduced by over 90% by 2050 through the use of liquefied methane (LNG).

Japan, EU agree to work on creating hydrogen demand and supply

Japan and the European Union agreed to work together on policies related to creating demand and supply for clean hydrogen as well as to cooperate in advancing technologies to develop the new fuel

OPW separates into two business units: Clean Energy Solutions and Propane Energy Solutions

OPW announced that its OPW Clean Energy Solutions business unit will be divided into two distinct business units: the existing Clean Energy Solutions and the new Propane Energy Solutions.

Hawai'i Gas selects Eurus Energy America, Bana Pacific for hydrogen and renewable natural gas projects

Hawaiʻi Gas, the state’s only regulated gas utility, announced the selection of two projects from its 2023 request for proposals (RFP) for renewable hydrogen and renewable natural gas (RNG), key resources that will enable the company to shift away from its reliance on fossil fuel.

API's new standard sets guidelines for pipeline public engagement

API RP 1185, Pipeline Public Engagement, was recently published, and it’s a significant standard in every respect-primarily as it engages the public in every phase of the pipeline lifecycle. In this article, API executive Anchal Liddar explains the significance of the document and how it will help shape energy policy.

Woodside gets $1 B in funding for Scarborough LNG project

Woodside will receive $1 B in funding for its flagship Scarborough LNG project from state-owned Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

German cabinet approves bill to accelerate hydrogen power expansion

Germany's cabinet approved a bill to fast-track the construction of hydrogen infrastructure, import and production facilities as Berlin bets on the fuel to help decarbonize Europe's biggest economy.

RWE to build hydrogen-fired power plants in Germany

RWE is planning to build hydrogen-ready gas-fired power plants at the company's power plant sites in Germany to contribute to a successful coal phase-out by 2030.

Southeast Asia's $220-B gas expansion plans to boost power/LNG capacity

Southeast Asia has more than $220 B in projects that could raise Southeast Asia's gas-fired power capacity by more than 100 GW, doubling the current level, and raise LNG imports into the region by 80%.

China plans CO2 emission cuts in key sectors by 1% of 2023 level

China aims to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions of key industries by an amount equivalent to about 1% of the 2023 national total through efficiency gains in everything from steel production to transportation.