Americas

Domestic renewable diesel capacity could more than double through 2025

U.S. production capacity for renewable diesel could more than double from current levels by the end of 2025, based on several announcements for projects that are either under construction or could start development soon.

Emerson launches Ovation Green, a renewable power technology and software portfolio

Emerson has combined its comprehensive power expertise and renewable energy capabilities into the Ovation Green portfolio to help power generation companies meet the needs of customers navigating the transition to green energy generation and storage.

CCS market anticipated to reach a valuation of nearly $10.2 B by 2031

As per industry analysis on carbon capture and storage by Fact.MR, the global market is anticipated to be valued at $2.9 B in 2021, expanding at a high CAGR of 13.4 % over the forecast period of 2021-2031.

Valero JV approves sustainable aviation fuel project at Texas plant

Refiner Valero Energy Corp and Darling Ingredients Inc said on Tuesday that their joint venture had approved a project to upgrade about half of the production capacity of Port Arthur renewable diesel plant in Texas to sustainable aviation fuel.

United Airlines announces JV to develop sustainable fuel using ethanol

United Airlines Holdings Inc this week announced a new joint venture to develop and commercialize an SAF technology that will use ethanol as a feedstock.

Albemarle announces launch of Ketjen Corporation

Albemarle Corporation, a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced the official brand launch of Ketjen, its wholly owned subsidiary that crafts tailored, advanced catalyst solutions for the petrochemical, refining and specialty chemicals industries.

Chevron annual profit doubles to record $36.5 B, but misses estimates

Chevron Corp. on Friday posted a record $36.5 B profit for 2022 that was more than double year-earlier earnings but fell shy of Wall Street estimates, undercut by an asset writedowns and a retreat in oil and gas prices.

U.S. Energy Department to allocate $118 MM to biofuels projects

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) this week will announce over $100 MM in funding to expand U.S. biofuels production, as the Biden administration works to cut greenhouse gas emissions from transportation and meet climate goals.

Chevron's 5th and 6th cargoes of Venezuelan oil soon to depart

Two tankers chartered by Chevron Corp are loading Venezuelan heavy crude at the South American country and should depart in coming days for the United States, according to shipping documents and sources.

Digital Feature: Relief valve sizing for two-phase flow

This article will present the sizing technique for two-phase flow through relief valves and orifices. The procedure is simple but rigorous and generally applicable.