Methanex-Mitsui complete first net-zero voyage fueled by bio-methanol

Methanex Corporation and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the dual-fuel vessel “Cajun Sun” successfully completed the first-ever net-zero voyage fueled by bio-methanol.

Motiva shuts coker at Port Arthur refinery (U.S.) for repairs

Motiva Enterprises shut down its coker at the 626,000-bpd Port Arthur, Texas, refinery to repair piping.

Colorado refinery outage causing increased fuels pricing

The only petroleum refinery in Colorado shut down in late December after sustaining damage from extremely cold weather, which may tighten gasoline and diesel fuel supplies in the region.

Brazil to resume taxes on fuels

The Brazilian government is set to resume the collection of federal taxes on fuels this week, the Finance Ministry said on Monday.

Ecopetrol selects Honeywell Technology for advanced solvent carbon capture study on FCCUs in Colombia

Honeywell has been selected by Ecopetrol S.A. (Ecopetrol), the largest company in Colombia and one of the main diversified energy companies on the American continent, to develop a prefeed engineering study for an Advanced Solvent Carbon Capture (ASCC) modular demonstration unit, which will be used to evaluate carbon dioxide (CO2) capture from Ecopetrol fluid catalytic cracking units (FCCUs).

Biden administration releases $2.5 B for carbon capture programs

The Biden Administration announced $2.52 B in funding for two carbon management programs to catalyze investments in transformative carbon capture systems and carbon transport and storage technologies.

U.S. crude oil inventories rose as utilization drops

U.S. crude oil inventories rose for the ninth week in a row, surging to their most since May 2021, as refiners ran less oil during a strong maintenance season.

Pemex issued an "all clear" following fire at its Texas refinery

Mexican state oil company Pemex issued an all clear following a fire in a unit at its 312,500-bpd oil refinery in Texas.

ExxonMobil is planning to startup new CDU at its Beaumont refinery

ExxonMobil is planning to start the new crude distillation unit (CDU) at its 369,024-bpd Beaumont, Texas (U.S.), refinery this weekend.

Topsoe's ammonia technology selected for CIP's U.S. blue ammonia project

Topsoe’s ammonia technology has been selected for use at Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners' blue ammonia project along the U.S. Gulf Coast.