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Cerilon GTL advances engineering work, with FID scheduled for mid-2026

Cerilon announced today that it has successfully completed front-end-loading (FEL 2) for its gas-to-liquids (GTL) facility in North Dakota and is moving into front-end engineering design (FEED), the last stage before the company makes a final investment decision (FID) for its foundational GTL project.

Digital Exclusive-Flare system design: Liquid pockets in flare headers

In this technical article, written by Saudi Aramco and Siemens Energy, the authors focus on areas where major benefits can be achieved early in the front-end engineering design (FEED) stage of flare header piping designs.

Element Fuels readies site for H2-powered refinery in south Texas (U.S.)

Located within the Port of Brownsville, the complex is designed to exclusively process domestic high-gravity shale oil into high-octane, low-carbon fuels and low-carbon hydrogen, produce reliable electricity.

Technip Energies, Turner Industries awarded contract by ExxonMobil for Louisiana CCS project (U.S.)

Technip Energies, in consortium with Turner Industries, has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract by ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions Onshore Storage LLC. Technip Energies will oversee the engineering and procurement while Turner Industries will be responsible for the construction.

Synhelion and Pilatus launch strategic partnership to scale solar fuels

Synhelion and Pilatus Aircraft Ltd enter into a strategic cooperation with the aim of accelerating the scaling of solar fuels for aviation.

DNV and Petronas CCS ventures collaborate to enable CCS value chains across SE Asia

DNV and PETRONAS’ wholly-owned subsidiary, PETRONAS CCS Ventures Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS CCS Ventures), have recently signed a Master Price Agreement for the certification of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites and associated facilities for carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects in Malaysia.

BASF researching CO2-neutral production of bio-based fumarate using bacteria found in cow stomachs

With the bacterium Basfia succiniciproducens, BASF would like to transform sugar and carbon dioxide into fumaric acid, an important intermediate for chemical production.

Nouryon obtains ISCC PLUS certification for green ethylene oxide, ethanolamines and ethylene amines, enabling the production of more sustainable surfactants

Nouryon announced that it is now certified to the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification standard ISCC PLUS to produce green ethylene oxide, ethanolamines, ethylene amines and the surfactants derived from these raw materials at its site in Stenungsund, Sweden.

Stamicarbon awarded process design package for mega-scale urea plant in China

MAIRE announced that NEXTCHEM (Sustainable Technology Solutions), through its subsidiary Stamicarbon, has been selected by Qinghai Yuntianhua International Fertilizer Co., Ltd. to provide the process design package for the revamping of a dual-line urea plant in Qinghai Province, China, with a capacity of over 1,200 tpd each.

Lummus Technology takes lead position in RWDC Industries, accelerating development of first commercial-scale PHA facility

Lummus Technology has taken a lead investor position in RWDC Industries' convertible bond round, further strengthening the partnership between the two companies to bring polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) to the global market.