Environment & Safety

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 6/10

In case you missed any downstream news, this piece will give you a summary of some of the top stories from last week.

Japan’s first SAF helicopter flight with H215

Airbus Helicopters in Japan and Japan’s leading helicopter operator Nakanihon Air (NNK) have jointly performed the country’s first ever helicopter flight powered with SAF.

UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure selects Siemens tech to power nation’s electric vehicle charging corridor

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure selected Siemens technology for a nationwide network of ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) chargers which will help reduce carbon emissions.

Chevron and KazMunayGas announce collaboration on lower carbon opportunities

Chevron Corporation, through its subsidiary Chevron Munaigas Inc. and KazMunayGas have announced an MoU to explore potential lower carbon business opportunities in Kazakhstan.

Clariant’s global climate campaign cuts more than 4 MMtons CO2 equivalents annually and wins prestigious ACC Sustainability Leadership Award

The accolade is in recognition of Clariant’s global climate initiative, in which the company offered a free load of its nitrous oxide (N2O) removal catalyst EnviCat N2O-S to ten nitric acid producers who did not have such an abatement technology in place yet.

GE Digital achieves AWS energy competency status

GE Digital, the leading software innovator enabling the power generation and energy industries announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Energy Competency status.

Malaysia Airlines flies its first passenger flight with Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel supplied by PETRONAS

In conjunction with World Environment Day, Malaysia Airlines operated its first passenger flight using Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel on flight MH603 from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore.

History of the HPI: The 1970s: Crises, clean air, plastic bottles and the DCS

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The 1970s were marked by several historical events that affected not only the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) but nations around the world.

Bringing treatments to a boil

The function of a boiler is simple. It boils water to produce steam, which, in turn, provides energy.

Considerations for not providing a dedicated spare pressure-relief device

Namilakonda, P. K., Samsung Engineering

Pressure-relief devices play a critical role in the hydrocarbon processing industry.