Sustainability

How tech is laying the foundation for future LNG success and compliance

3/7/2024

This work details some of the ways LNG operators are embracing and deploying technology to close the gaps that exist in their ESG compliance infrastructures and emerging operational needs.

Mitigating methane emissions: Digital strategies for the energy industry

3/7/2024

As the world continues to prioritize solutions to curb climate change, more digital tools will help scale innovation and assist hard-to-abate industries with accelerating their GHG mitigation efforts. This article dives into how digital technologies are helping to mitigate emissions.

Navigating the complex LNG value chain

3/7/2024

Capturing efficiency and visibility across the LNG value chain is possible with modern technologies. This article examines how boundless automation is managing data seamlessly from the field to the edge and into the cloud. This includes a move toward holistic, seamlessly integrated energy logistics software solutions that help operators visualize and manage the LNG value chain from end-to-end.

The race for clean energy: LNG and LH2 as the next frontier in fuel technology

11/30/2023

This article presents a comparison of LNG and LH2 as fuels, and discusses the properties and characteristics of both, including energy density, transportation, storage, safety, environmental impact, availability and cost.

India announces phased introduction of biogas blending for domestic use

India will start blending compressed biogas with natural gas to boost domestic demand and cut reliance on natural gas imports, the government said in a statement on Saturday.

Optimizing waste heat recovery systems for more efficient, sustainable operations

11/2/2023

In the natural gas sector, recovering available waste heat from processing operations and converting it into carbon-free electricity can represent a significant opportunity to reduce emissions and increase energy savings.

The story behind engineering the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture plant

9/1/2023

VPI—a power generator and owner of a 1,260-MW combined-cycle natural gas power plant based in Immingham, UK, adjacent to the Humber Oil refinery—is set to play a pivotal role in decarbonizing the region, as it plans to transform its existing facility into the largest post-combustion carbon capture plant of its type in the world.

Fuel gas blending: Follow the H2 signal

6/13/2023

In some cases, it may be practical to blend hydrogen (H2) into the local natural gas distribution network via an agreement with local utilities, but regardless of the strategy, blending must be carefully controlled. This article examines these challenges.

How tech is laying the foundation for future LNG success and compliance

5/19/2023

This article details some of the ways LNG operators are embracing and deploying technology to close the gaps that exist in their ESG compliance infrastructures and emerging operational needs.

Helleniq Energy says close to final decision on green hydrogen investment

Helleniq Energy, Greece's biggest oil refiner, said it is close to a final decision on a pilot green hydrogen investment at its Elefsina refinery.

European gas spike risk lingers says Equinor CEO

The risk of price spikes lingers on the European gas market, depending largely on weather during the peak demand heating season later this year and LNG supplies.

New York State bans natural gas in some new construction

New York has become the first U.S. state to pass legislation banning the use of natural gas for heating and cooking in some new buildings, a plan designed to reduce carbon emissions but opposed by industry groups as excessive and costly.

The role of natural gas in the Asia-Pacific energy transition

In Southeast Asia, coal-fired and diesel-fired power generation are still significant parts of the energy and electricity systems. ANGEA believes that gas must play a significant role in the region’s future.

The rapid expansion of carbon capture technologies

Gas Processing & LNG had the opportunity to speak with Matthew Stevenson, Chief Revenue Officer for Svante, about their Series E fundraiser, deal with Chevron New Energies and metal-organic frameworks.

Energy firms bet big on carbon capture projects in U.S., Canada

Many energy companies in North America are investing in carbon capture technologies/projects. The following are several that are being implemented in the region.

Natural gas essential to the energy transition says Australian PM

New gas projects will play a role in the energy transition, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said, as his administration seeks to pass a reform to an emissions reduction bill amid growing pressure to ban new fossil fuel projects.

Chesapeake Utilities to develop its first RNG facility in Florida

FPU Renewables announced plans to construct, own and operate a dairy manure renewable natural gas facility at Full Circle Dairy in Madison County, Florida.

Graforce to introduce plasmalysis technology that converts LNG into hydrogen

Graforce to introduce methane electrolysis (plasmalysis), which converts LNG into hydrogen. This allows large gas users to switch to clean-burning hydrogen without changing their energy supplier or method of transporting.

Chevron opens second CNG station in California

Chevron U.S.A. announced the opening of its second compressed natural gas station in the state of California, increasing availability of lower carbon fuels to heavy duty vehicles.

ABB and Pace CCS partner to drive carbon capture and storage growth

ABB and Pace CCS join forces to deliver a solution that reduces the cost of integrating carbon capture and storage (CCS) into new and existing industrial operations

Japan to emphasize natural gas/LNG and clean fuels at G7 summit

Japan plans to emphasize the importance of investments in natural gas, LNG and cleaner fuels at the G7 summit later this year.

WFW advises Hoegh LNG on refinancing options for German FSRUs

Watson Farley & Williams advised Höegh LNG on the refinancing of the Höegh Esperanza and Höegh Gannet FSRUs that will service Germany’s new FLNG terminals in the North Sea ports of Wilhelmshaven, Lower Saxony and Brunsbüttel, Schleswig-Holstein.

Chevron announces lower carbon LNG fleet modification project with Sembcorp Marine

Chevron will install new technologies aboard Chevron vessels to support their energy transition goals. The changes are also in alignment with decarbonization targets set by the International Maritime Organization.

TES and Energie 360° partner to supply renewable synthetic methane to customers

Energie 360° and TES are working together to supply eNG (renewable synthetic methane) to customers from 2027.

Tokyo Gas to free up funds to focus on decarbonization

Japan's Tokyo Gas will cut shareholder returns from the next financial year and use freed up funds to invest in technology to slash its carbon emissions.

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners acquires Envo Biogas project in Tønder, Denmark

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has acquired the biogas project Envo Biogas in Tønder, Denmark from Anaergia. The project will produce green gas/fuels from organic waste.

Shell completes acquisition of renewable natural gas producer Nature Energy

Shell Petroleum NV has completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Nature Energy Biogas A/S.

Linde Engineering inks agreement to build a synthesis gas plant for BASF in China

Linde Engineering has signed an agreement with BASF for the engineering, procurement and construction of a synthesis gas plant in Zhanjiang, China.

Sapphire Gas Solutions delivers over 100 MMg of LNG to the asphalt pavement industry

Sapphire Gas Solutions has helped producers nationwide meet their environmental, social and governance goals by drastically reducing emissions from asphalt plants using purified methane in the form of LNG as the primary fuel source.

A comparison study of water disposal methods in a gas project—Part 2

2/1/2023

Produced water refers to water associated with the production of oil and/or natural gas from a well.