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Carbon Management

Biden administration (U.S.) says to finalize SAF climate model revisions within weeks

The Biden administration (U.S.) will finalize revisions to its climate model for SAF feedstocks in the coming weeks, a White House official said.

Biden-Harris administration (U.S.) allocates $366 MM to reduce energy costs and boost security in rural areas nationwide

As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy announced more than $366 MM for 17 projects across 20 states and 30 Tribal Nations and communities to accelerate clean energy deployment in rural and remote areas across the country.

European airlines secure supplies of low-carbon jet fuel

European airlines are signing SAF deals needed to meet carbon-reduction targets set by the European Union.

Yokogawa releases OpreX carbon footprint tracer to support decarbonization in the process manufacturing industries

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announced the development and release of OpreX Carbon Footprint Tracer, a solution in the OpreX Transformation lineup that targets the carbon footprint management needs of companies in the process manufacturing industries.

MAMII expands membership with Chevron, Seapeak, and TotalEnergies joining the initiative

Leading energy companies TotalEnergies and Chevron, and major gas carrier Seapeak, have joined the Methane Abatement in Maritime Innovation Initiative, led by SafetyTech Accelerator.

Vietnam aims to produce 100,000-500,000 tons of hydrogen a year by 2030

Vietnam aims to produce 100,000-500,000 metric tons of hydrogen a year by 2030 as part of its energy transition efforts, according to the country's hydrogen development strategy adopted earlier this month.

Spain's Cepsa, Apical begin work on Southern Europe's biggest biofuels plant

Spain's Cepsa and Apical Group's Bio-Oils unit began building what will be Southern Europe's largest biofuels plant able to produce 500,000 metric tons of renewable diesel and SAF per year, the companies said.

Digital Feature: A novel process to help refinery operations comply with the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard

This article, exclusive to Hydrocarbon Processing, details a novel refinery processing technology that enables refineries to produce fuels that adhere to the U.S. RFS.

thyssenkrupp Uhde awarded ammonia revamp project in Egypt

thyssenkrupp Uhde Egypt has signed a contract with Egypt-based Delta Company for Fertilizer and Chemical Industries to revamp an existing ammonia plant complex located in Dakahlia, Talkha, Egypt.

BASF launches ChemCycling in the U.S.

BASF is offering customers ISSC+ certified advanced recycled building blocks from the BASF TotalEnergies Petrochemicals facility in Port Arthur, Texas. ChemCycling utilizes recycled feedstock that is derived from plastic waste in the conventional production process, thereby partially replacing fossil resources.