Environment & Safety

Crews responding to fire at Valero's Corpus Christi refinery

Crews are responding to a fire within the 290,000 barrel-per-day Valero Energy Corp's Corpus Christi West refinery in Texas, according to a community alert.

Summit Next Gen to use Honeywell Ethanol-to-Jet Fuel technology for production of SAF

Honeywell today announced that Summit Next Gen will create a sustainable aviation fuel production platform using Honeywell Ethanol-to-Jet Fuel processing technology.

One worker dies after fire at Marathon's Texas refinery

A Marathon Petroleum worker has died from injuries suffered in a fire that broke out at the company’s giant Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas.

NextChem Holding's subsidiary Stamicarbon awarded new contracts for a green ammonia plant in the U.S.

MAIRE S.p.A. announces that its subsidiary NextChem Holding, through Stamicarbon, part of the Sustainable Technology Solutions business unit, has been awarded licensing and basic engineering design contracts for a 450 metric tons per day green ammonia plant by a prominent North American fertilizer producer.

Alberta producers restart oil and gas operations as wildfires temporarily ease

A number of oil and gas companies in Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta restarted shuttered production as wildfires that sparked widespread evacuations eased, although officials warned conditions could deteriorate.

Emirates airline creates $200-MM aviation sustainability fund

Emirates airline said it had committed $200 MM to a research fund focusing on reducing the impact of fossil fuels in commercial aviation, because hitting net zero emissions targets would not be possible with currently available options.

Japan's Eneos aims to double profit in 3 years with green energy plan

Japan's biggest oil refiner Eneos Holdings said it planned to more than double net profit to ¥310 B in three years and expand aggressively in green energy and climate-friendlier fuels.

Neste and PetroCard partner to expand access to renewable diesel in the Pacific Northwest

As part of its commitment to help businesses and cities reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector effectively, Neste today announced a new partnership with PetroCard to grow the accessibility of Neste MY Renewable Diesel in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

India govt panel proposes ban on diesel 4-wheeler vehicles by 2027

India should ban the use of diesel-powered four-wheeler vehicles by 2027 and switch to electric and gas-fueled vehicles in cities with more than a million people and polluted towns in order to cut emissions, an oil ministry panel is recommending.

No harmful chemical levels in air after Shell Texas chemical plant fire, company says

Air monitoring around an extinguished fire at the Shell Plc's chemical plant in Deer Park, Texas, showed no harmful levels of chemicals in the air, the company said, added that there was no threat to the surrounding community.