Minimize carbon footprint from Claus tail-gas units

Heisel, M., Linde AG; Rameshni, M., WorleyParsons

Reevaluate emissions efficiencies on sulfur-removal operations

HP Impact: Team overcomes obstacles to cellulosic biofuel production

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

A newly engineered yeast strain can simultaneously consume two types of sugar from plants to produce ethanol, researchers report. The sugars are glucose, a six-carbon sugar that is relatively easy to ..

Designing atmospheric crude distillation for bitumen service

Grande, M., Gutscher, M., Fluor Canada Ltd.

Oil sands add complexity to separation units and require a new approach

BP wants to sell two US refineries

BP announced today that it is looking to sell two of its US refineries. The company has officially put a “for sale” sign in front of its refineries in Texas City, Texas, and Carson, California.

BP says emerging economies will lead energy growth to 2030

World energy growth over the next 20 years is expected to be dominated by emerging economies such as China, India, Russia and Brazil while improvements in energy efficiency measures are set to accelerate, according to BP’s latest projection of energy trends, the BP Energy Outlook 2030.

NPRA says EPA decision on E15 could hurt consumers

Charles T. Drevna, president of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, issued the following statement in response to the decision by the Environmental Protection Agency today approving a 50 percent increase in the amount of ethanol allowed in gasoline used by cars and light trucks manufactured in the 2001-2006 model years.

Eurecat building catalyst processing plant in India

Eurecat SA is building a new, world class catalyst processing plant in India, to be located in the Jhagadiya Industrial Estate, Bharuch District, Gujarat State.

Consider different alternatives for enriching lean acid gases

ZareNezhad, B., Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Semnan University

New developments improve operation of Claus sulfur recovery units

HPIn Europe: European consumers mull their options as

Wright, Tim L., Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Although I’ve watched it coming, it still feels like a historic moment to see the oil industry pack up its things and leave. If you sell catalysts, pumps, inspection services, display ads or anti..

ASTM Petroleum Committee working on ETBE test method

The eventual approval of a proposed new test method currently being developed by ASTM International Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants will allow a recently approved D02 specification to attain full compliance with form and style for ASTM standards.