Biofuels

Industry Perspectives: Hydrocarbon Processing honored with industry award nominations

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

In early September, Hydrocarbon Processing staff learned that the publication was nominated for several publishing awards by Folio magazine.

Diversifying the future: Incentives for worldwide adoption of renewable fuels and chemicals—Part 1

Bio-based, renewable fuels and chemicals can reduce the environmental footprint of maintaining global transportation and product demands, while also supplementing traditional fossil fuels in a global environment with increasing energy demand.

Hydrocarbon Processing Awards

Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication, has announced the finalists for its third annual awards.

Editorial Comment: Embracing uncertainty for a better tomorrow

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The downstream processing industry is changing.

Our waste is our resource—An initiative to turn all plastics bio-based

Nyman, T., Pöyry

The vision is fully fossil-free plastics production.

Electric vehicles are coming, but their impact will be evolutionary, not revolutionary

George, S., Routt, M., KBC Advanced Technologies, Inc.

Alternatively fueled vehicles (AFVs) are getting plenty of press these days, but their market penetration is still a long way from critical mass.

Indonesia tests biodiesel in cars amid push for palm oil consumption

Indonesia began testing biodiesel with a bio-content of 30% in cars, its energy ministry said, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes to boost local markets for its vast palm oil crop.

Construction

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Sinochem Hongrun Petrochemical Co. Ltd. will use Honeywell UOP’s ionic liquids alkylation technology to produce high-octane, cleaner-burning transportation fuels.

Business Trends: Sustainability: Clean fuels—The advancement to zero sulfur

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

In April, Hydrocarbon Processing launched the first iteration of its HP Sustainability webcast series.

Industry Perspectives: What topics do you want to hear about?

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Throughout Hydrocarbon Processing’s 97 yr of publishing technical material for the refining and petrochemical industries, the journal has focused on numerous topics to optimize downstream processing facility operations.