TotalEnergies' crude unit shut at Texas refinery

A crude distillation unit, a coker and the alkylation unit are shut at TotalEnergies' 238,000 barrel-per-day Port Arthur, Texas, refinery.

Countdown to 26th World Energy Congress begins with release of Global Energy Leaders Survey

The countdown to the 26th World Energy Congress, to be held in Rotterdam from 22-25 April 2024, has begun as the World Energy Council launches event registration and simultaneously releases the results of its latest Pulse Survey.

U.S. diesel stocks tighten but fear of shortage eases

U.S. inventories of distillate fuel oils such as diesel and heating oil have been depleting since the start of March, reversing some of the accumulation over the previous five months, mostly because of an acceleration in exports.

Neste supplies SAF to Air Canada for flights from San Francisco International Airport

Neste and Air Canada are expanding their collaboration with an additional supply of 2.5 million gallons of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel.

MECS awarded spent acid regeneration plant at Sinopec Zhenhai

Sinopec Zhenhai Refining and Chemical Co., Ltd has contracted with MECS, Inc. and MECS Chemical Plants Equipment Co., LTD. for the license, design, engineering, and equipment for a spent sulfuric acid regeneration plant.

Lummus announces successful startup of world's largest double reslurry paraxylene crystallization unit

Lummus Technology announced the startup of Shenghong Refining & Chemical Co., Ltd.'s 2,800 kMTA paraxylene unit.

Biden administration sees year-round sales of higher ethanol fuel by 2024

A U.S. plan for year-round sales of a fuel blend with more ethanol known as E15 in eight Midwestern states will likely go into effect in summer 2024, a year later than the states sought.

Chevron, Exxon pursue cleaner gasoline as alternative to EVs

The two largest U.S. oil companies are road testing renewable gasoline blends that they say could bring down emissions from conventional autos to levels competitive with electric vehicles.

St. Charles Clean Fuels proposes $4.6-B reduced-carbon ammonia facility in St. Rose

St. Charles Clean Fuels is exploring the feasibility of building a $4.6-B ammonia production and export facility in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana.

Innovation accelerates drive to sustainability

Climate change poses a very real threat to life as we know it, and we must all work together if we hope to address it. For asset-intensive industries, one of the most powerful steps in addressing that threat is the energy transition.