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EPA's proposed eRIN program raises concerns and sparks legislative action

The Environmental Protection Agency is facing criticism over its proposed eRIN program, which could transform the renewable fuel standard and provide undue subsidies for electric vehicles at the expense of biofuels.

Naphtha tank at Calcasieu Refining catches fire due to lightning

A tank containing naphtha at Calcasieu Refining in Lake Charles, Louisiana caught fire due to a lightning strike, local media reported.

Catalytic cracking unit at Venezuela's Cardon refinery shut down

The catalytic cracking unit at Venezuela's Cardon refinery, the country's second-biggest, has broken down and paused operations since the middle of the week.

Rio Tinto's California mine shifts trucks to run on renewable diesel

Rio Tinto Plc said it has converted trucks and other heavy equipment at its California mine to run on renewable diesel, reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 45,000 tons per year, or roughly the equivalent of 9,600 cars.

ExxonMobil signs carbon capture agreement with Nucor Corporation, reaching 5 MTA milestone

ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions’ newest carbon capture and storage agreement – with Nucor Corporation, demonstrates their continued momentum in helping industrial customers reduce emissions.

Emerson helps optimize innovative recycling process

Global software and technology leader Emerson is helping the Swedish cleantech company HaloSep to optimize their unique process that turns hazardous incinerator flue gas residue from waste-to-energy plants into usable materials.

OxyChem to install new electrolyzers at Texas facility

thyssenkrupp nucera is partnering with OxyChem to install the latest generation eBiTAC v7 electrolyzers to support the conversion of its Battleground plant in LaPorte, Texas, from the diaphragm to membrane chlor-alkali technology.

Lummus acquires water and wastewater treatment technologies from Siemens Energy

Lummus Technology announced that it has reached an agreement with Siemens Energy to acquire assets from their water solutions portfolio including intellectual property and copyrights, trade secrets, and research and development properties. The technologies address water and wastewater needs of the oil and gas industry using carbon adsorption, biological treatment and hydrothermal processes.

Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team targets over 60% emissions reduction and 200TCO2 saved through biofuel use for F1’s European season

The Team, PETRONAS and their logistics partners are working together to deliver the aspiration of a fully biofueled European season following a successful trial in 2022 which saw an 89% reduction in CO2 freight emissions.

Syzygy Plasmonics selects Emerson to automate electrification of chemical production processes

Global technology and software company Emerson has been chosen by Syzygy Plasmonics to automate its innovative catalyst reactor technology that uses light instead of thermal energy, such as heat generated from burning fossil fuels, for chemical manufacturing.