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Hungary government to discuss fuel prices again despite recent falls

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's cabinet will discuss fuel prices again despite a recent fall in prices driven by government pressure on traders to align prices with levels elsewhere in the region.

India's use of crude tankers to export diesel slows in May

Indian refiners' use of crude oil vessels to ship refined fuels such as diesel to key European markets has diminished in May after volumes neared two-year high levels last month.

Russia lifts petrol export ban to get rid of surplus fuel

Russia has saturated the domestic market with fuel, which is why it decided to lift a ban on gasoline exports to get rid of surplus.

Ohmium selected to provide electrolyzers for green H2 at the INA Rijeka refinery in Croatia

Ohmium International was selected to equip the first green H2 project in Croatia with a PEM electrolyzer.

Belgium tightens fuel export specifications

The Belgian government plans to publish a royal decree that tightens the minimum specifications of motor fuel exports quality.

LyondellBasell collaborates with CORADIN and Dermalogica to optimize post-consumer resin

LyondellBasell has collaborated with CORADIN and Dermalogica to create a more sustainable solution for the GREENIS® Dispenser, leveraging its innovative CirculenRecover solution for the award-winning packaging.

px Group and Hydrogen Solutions to accelerate the development of low-carbon, renewable fuels in Europe

px Group has developed a partnership with Hydrogen Solutions (HYDS), a leading Norwegian company specializing in developing, building and operating green hydrogen production plants. The collaboration aims to accelerate the development of low-carbon, renewable fuels and power in Europe.

hte wins NEN tender for FCC coprocessing of biogenic feedstocks

hte was contracted by NEN, the Royal Dutch Standardization Institute, for the provision of R&D services in the field of fluid catalytic cracking. This project centered on the assessment of verifiable alternatives to radiocarbon analyses for allocating bio-based carbon contents in refinery coprocessing applications, particularly of fast-pyrolysis bio-oils (FPBO)

Shell shareholders reject investor climate resolution

Shell shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a climate resolution filed by an activist group following a meeting punctuated by protests.

Tackle operational challenges with FCC coprocessing applications

BASF: Vincent, G.  |  Riva, S.
Axens: Barrios, F.  |  Dubois, F.
Technip Energies: Golczynski, S.

Refiners are actively developing new solutions to decarbonize their finished products—such as transportation fuels or commodity chemicals—as part of the energy transition. As a result, refiners are now exploring the co-feeding of alternative feedstocks, including renewable and recyclable crude oils, as a means of lowering the carbon footprint of their products.