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Digital Exclusive: Bio-based aromatics give pathway to drop-in 100% SAF

Johnson Matthey: I. Gilmore
Virent: D. Kettner

In this digital exclusive, Iain Gilmore and David Kettner discuss a breakthrough process that provides the missing link to using 100% SAF in current aviation fleets and infrastructure: Bio-based aromatics.

ASTM decision brings 100% SAF certification within reach

Swedish Biofuels AB announced that the ASTM International Committee has accepted the use of C2 to C5 alcohols as feedstock for the alcohol-to-jet pathway as well as a new specification for fully formulated aviation fuel with aromatics.

Cyclic distillation: A novel enhanced technology for processing hydrocarbons and derivatives

University of Manchester: Kiss, A. A.
Maleta Cyclic Distillation LLC: Maleta, V. N.
National University of Food Technologies: Shevchenko, A.  |  Bedryk, O.

Distillation is the most widespread separation method in history.

Driving higher return with fuel-grade butanol at the refinery

Dow: Giles, J.

Since the advent of the combustion engine, gasoline and automobile manufacturers have utilized additives as a means of improving overall fuel characteristics.

Editorial Comment: The impact and response of an industry during trying times

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

On behalf of <i>Hydrocarbon Processing</i>, we hope that you and your families and colleagues are healthy and safe during these unprecedented times.

From olefins to oxygenates: Fuel additives, solvents and more

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG: Streich, T.  |  Kömpel, H.  |  Geng, J.  |  Renger, M.

Oxygenates are hydrocarbons containing oxygen atoms as part of their molecular structure.

OPEC, non-OPEC agree first global oil pact since 2001

VIENNA (Reuters) -- OPEC and non-OPEC producers on Saturday reached their first deal since 2001 to curtail oil output jointly and ease a global glut after more than two years of low prices that overstretched many budgets and spurred unrest in some countries.

HP Editorial Comment: Change is redefining the petrochemical industry

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Romanow, Stephany

The petrochemical industry is embracing more “change” that is largely due to the recent drop in crude oil prices.

HP Viewpoint: Methanol takes on LNG for future marine fuels

Methanol Institute: Dolan, G. A.

As the lifecycle economics of using MeOH compared with other emission compliance options become more evident, we will see the tide rising on the use of MeOH as a marine engine fuel.

HP Editorial Comment: Accessing the value of methane and the North American petrochemical revolution

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Romanow, Stephany

The North American (NA) petrochemical industry is experiencing a renaissance of new project announcements and manufacturing expansions. This wave of activity is supported by abundant, low-cost natural gas supplies. In particular, many ethylene projects are under various stages of development.