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Aspen Technology introduces new strategic planning for sustainability pathways solution

Aspen Technology, Inc. introduced AspenTech Strategic Planning for Sustainability Pathways – a new and unique integrated modelling and optimization solution that aims to guide companies in carbon capture utilization and storage decision making and sustainability strategy investments. 

Imperial Oil gets Q1 boost from higher production; refining throughput weighs

Canada's Imperial Oil saw higher profit in its first quarter on as the integrated oil firm was helped by robust production but saw maintenance activities weighing on its throughput volumes.

KBR's phenol technology selected by SABIC Fujian Petrochemicals

KBR announced it has been awarded a contract by SABIC Fujian Petrochemicals to license KBR's market-leading phenol technology in China.

Stranded cargo shows credit challenges at Nigeria's Dangote refinery

Chinese state energy major PetroChina has been waiting to unload a cargo of U.S. crude at Nigeria's giant new refinery for nearly a month due to payment issues.

Low U.S. distillate consumption reflects slow economic activity and biofuel substitution

U.S. distillate consumption so far this year is lower than usual because of warm winter weather, reduced manufacturing activity, and continued substitution of biofuels in place of petroleum distillate on the U.S. West Coast.

Brazil's Timbro to export 40% more sugar, enter ethanol market in 2024

Brazilian international trade platform Timbro expects to increase its sugar exports by more than 40% in 2024 to 2 MMt, while also expanding operations to enter the ethanol market.

Crude and gasoline stocks fell, distillate stocks rose last week, EIA says

Crude inventories fell by 6.4-MM barrels to 453.6 MM barrels in the week ended April 19, the EIA said, compared with analysts' expectations in a poll for a 825,000-barrel rise.

JX to join forces with Sumitomo at large scale SAF/BECCS project in Louisiana (U.S.)

JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation executed consortium agreements to manage investment in the Louisiana Green Fuels BECCS project  at Port of Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana (U.S.).

Haiti fuel terminal operations halted as gangs seize trucks

Operations at Haiti's main fuel import terminal were suspended as armed men seized trucks and demanded the port be shut down, according to a source with information on the matter, likely exacerbating existing fuel shortages.

IOCL selects Lummus' cumene technology

Lummus Technology announced IndianOil Corp. Ltd. selected the Lummus/Versalis cumene technology for a 440 KTA unit in Paradip, India.