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GIDARA Energy announces major milestone: environmental permit for advanced methanol facility

GIDARA Energy is pleased to announce that it has secured a key environmental permit for its Advanced Methanol Amsterdam facility, which is a major step forward in the company’s mission of decarbonizing the industry.

Fire burns for third day at Shell Texas chemical plant

A fire burned for a third day on Sunday at Shell Plc's chemical plant in the Houston suburb of Deer Park, Texas, a company spokesperson said.

Next generation tank lining delivers next-level service lives

Owners of refined products terminals, crude oil terminals, chemical plants and refineries can encounter several challenges when taking storage tanks out of service for inspection and repair per American Petroleum Institute Recommended Practice 653 requirements.

Kazakhstan to ban oil products supplies via rail to Russian port of Taman

Kazakhstan Railways will ban transportation of oil products to the Russian Black Sea port of Taman in 2023, according to a document from the state-owned railway operator.

From crude oil to light olefins: Development and industrial application of the next-generation catalyst for catalytic pyrolysis process

SINOPEC Research Institute of Petroleum Processing: Sha, Y.  |  Wang, P.  |  Zhou, X.  |  Zhu, G.  |  Lu, W.  |  Ouyang, Y.  |  Song, H.  |  Lin, W.  |  Luo, Y.

Light olefins, particularly ethylene and propylene, are the most crucial building blocks for the petrochemical industry.

Accelerating the energy transition with advanced self-service analytics

TrendMiner: Daniels, W.

As companies in the manufacturing process industry explore sustainable ways to manage their energy use, engineers are finding that the deadline for drastically reducing carbon emissions is approaching rapidly.

Next-generation automation technology paves the way for sustainable H2 manufacturing

Emerson: Pettus, N.

In the last few years, sustainability initiatives have started a dramatic shift from hydrocarbon to hydrogen (H<sub>2</sub>) production.

Heat exchangers: Understanding the technology and its market

Stratview Research: Patnaik, C.

The laws of thermodynamics include: energy can neither be created nor destroyed, it can only be converted from one form to another; and heat always moves downhill, from hotter objects to the colder objects, unless the direction of heat flow is reversed using external energy.

Wastewater reuse potential for heavy industry

Buecker & Associates LLC: Buecker, B.
ChemTreat, Inc.: Kalakodimi, P.

As fresh water sources diminish in some areas of the U.S. and around the world, water conservation is becoming increasingly important.


Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Rhodes, Mike

For organizations to secure their operations and reduce cyber threats, a successful cybersecurity strategy requires solutions to secure endpoints—any device that is connected to a network outside of its firewall, including laptops, human-machine interfaces (HMIs), switches, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and more.