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Australian researchers testing SAF production from landfill gases

Australian researchers have developed a chemical process using non-thermal plasma technology that could produce sustainable aviation fuel from landfill gases.

Topsoe secures first SAF project in China

Topsoe has signed an agreement with Guangxi Hongkun Biomass to provide its HydroFlex™ technology to produce SAF at the company’s plant in the Qinzhou Port Area Free Trade Pilot Zone of Guangxi, China.

Atlas Copco: Cut the carbon

This article details Atlas Copco's Cut the Carbon solutions initiative and how they it is supporting decarbonization efforts around the world.

U.S. Treasury Department issues new guidance for SAF tax incentives, boosting high-emitting crop-based biofuels

U.S. Treasury Department issues new guidance for SAF tax incentives, boosting high-emitting crop-based biofuels

Business Trends: Global chemicals industry outlook for 2024

Deloitte: Yankovitz, D.  |  Hardin, K.  |  Kumpf, R.  |  Christian, A.

After a challenging end to 2022, many in the chemical industry anticipated a modest rebound in production in 2023. However, by mid-2023, several chemical companies significantly lowered their expectations.

Global Project Data

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Gulf Energy Information’s Global Energy Infrastructure (GEI) database is tracking more than 1,200 active projects in the hydrocarbon processing industry.

Low U.S. distillate consumption reflects slow economic activity and biofuel substitution

U.S. distillate consumption so far this year is lower than usual because of warm winter weather, reduced manufacturing activity, and continued substitution of biofuels in place of petroleum distillate on the U.S. West Coast.

Brazil's Timbro to export 40% more sugar, enter ethanol market in 2024

Brazilian international trade platform Timbro expects to increase its sugar exports by more than 40% in 2024 to 2 MMt, while also expanding operations to enter the ethanol market.

BHP says it aims to receive first ammonia-fueled bulk carrier in 2026

Australia's BHP Group is planning to receive its first ammonia-fueled bulk carrier in 2026 as part of the company's plans to cut shipping emissions.

Biofuels refiner Ecoceres expects Malaysia unit to start up in second half 2025

Biofuels refiner Ecoceres is aiming to start up its Malaysia-based biofuels production unit in the second half of 2025.