Environment & Safety

Delta, DG Fuels partner to expand SAF market

Under a new agreement, the low-emissions fuel company plans to establish a new SAF supply stream that could provide Delta with 385 MM gallons of unblended sustainable aviation fuel, while helping to expand availability of SAF in the underserved marketplace.

History of the HPI: The 2000s: Net-zero, environmental regulations, capacity acceleration and digital transformation

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

This final installment of the History of the HPI series details major events in the refining and petrochemicals industry over the past 20 yr, including stricter regulations/initiatives to curb carbon emissions, a safer and more environmentally friendly way to produce and handle chemicals, significant capital investments to boost production capacity and digital transformation.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 08/26

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week.

Sulzer and BASF sign MoU to develop collaboration on enhancing renewable fuels

Sulzer Chemtech (GTC Technology) and BASF have signed a MoU with the goal of advancing technologies for renewable fuels and chemically recycled plastics that will further expand the partners’ portfolio of sustainable solutions.

California's push to ban gas-powered cars nearly finalized

California's transition to electric-powered vehicles could be accelerated after regulators are expected to approve plans to phase out gas-powered vehicles Thursday.

Technip Energies and Agilyx announced the launch of the TruStyrenyx brand, an all-in-one solution for the chemical recycling of polystyrene

TruStyrenyx combines Agilyx’s pyrolysis process and Technip Energies purification technology, yielding a recycled styrene monomer with exceptional high purity.

Birla Carbon selects Aspen Technology to unlock business value by capitalizing on industrial data across enterprise

Aspen Technology announced that Birla Carbon, a leading sustainable manufacturer and supplier of carbon black additives, is scaling its deployment of AspenTech’s software across nine sites globally.

Venezuela's second largest refinery resumes gasoline production

Venezuela's state oil and gas company PDVSA has restarted gasoline production at the country's second largest refinery after repairing a breakdown.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 08/19

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week.

Raven SR and Howden partner to streamline waste-to-fuels process

The renewable fuels company Raven SR announced it has signed an MoU with Howden to provide more certainty in procuring key components for hydrogen fuel production facilities, including advanced compressors.