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AXION Energy revolutionizes operator training with virtual reality technology

AXION Energy has introduced the use of virtual reality headsets for training their operators at the Campana refinery. This initiative will create immersive spaces to resolve issues in real-time, including the selection and use of tools and enhancing the learning experience.

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Carl Hyltin named Conval Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Aslan Energy signs MoU for 35,000 hectares of Mexico land to propel green H2 and ammonia production

A significant step towards sustainable energy production and environmental preservation was taken by Aslan Energy Capital (Aslan Energy), which signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the acquisition of 35,000 hectares (~86,500 acres) of land in Sonora, Mexico.

Russia tests armored plating to protect energy infrastructure from drones

Russia's state-owned Rostec corporation said on Thursday it has successfully conducted trials of armored plating designed to protect critical infrastructure from drone attacks, grenades and bullets.

DuPont to drive PPE innovation, sustainability with stronger customer collaborations

DuPont says it will strengthen collaborations with existing and new customers to propel innovation and sustainability in personal protective equipment (PPE).

Hurricane Beryl knocks out power as it churns across Texas, slows refinery activities, impels port closures

Hurricane Beryl lashed Texas with strong winds and heavy rain on Monday as it churned inland, forcing the closure of oil ports, cancellation of hundreds of flights and leaving nearly 2 MM homes and businesses without power.

Samsung C&T to build Korea's fist ammonia import terminal for co-firing power generation

The terminal will include facilities for storing, unloading, and transporting ammonia. A 30,000-ton storage tank will be used to compress and store ammonia for co-firing power generation. The terminal will also use a fuel blend comprised of at least 20% ammonia for co-firing with coal to reduce carbon emissions.

Fire breaks out at Idemitsu's Chiba refinery

A fire broke out at Idemitsu Kosan's Chiba refinery early Tuesday afternoon, a company spokesperson said, adding that no further details were available for now.

Mammoet completes heavy haul for Portugal's Sines Industrial Complex's ALBA project

The ALBA project will see significant expansion of the Sines Industrial Complex in Portugal. This large facility includes a linear polyethylene plant and a polypropylene plant.  

New DNV survey highlights oil and gas sector paradox

The latest DNV survey, “The Paradox of Petroleum—How the oil and gas sector is transforming through uncertainty,” gathered insights from nearly 450 senior oil and gas professionals to examine rapidly evolving trends and the near-term outlook for the sector.