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Carbon Management

Shipping industry faces fuel dilemma in bid to cut emissions

The shipping industry is increasingly pressured to decarbonize, yet the path to achieving net zero is complicated by unclear regulatory guidelines, particularly concerning the types of cleaner fuels large vessels should use, leaving players reluctant to commit to one less carbon-intensive fuel over another for their fleets, be it hydrogen-carriers methanol, ammonia, biodiesel, or LNG.

Capture the full value of waste plastic pyrolysis oil through innovations in hydrocarbon analysis

Lummus Technology: Borny, J. F.  |  Chakraborty, S.

Today, the world produces twice as much plastic waste as it did two decades ago, with the majority ending up in landfills, being incinerated or leaking into the environment.

Global energy giants commit to accelerated transition to low-carbon future

At CERAWeek by S&P Global in Houston, Texas, executives met to network and discuss strategies for scaling technologies of the future. In a panel moderated by Atul Arya, Senior Vice President and Chief Energy Strategist at S&P Global, the panelists discussed the large-scale deployment of various technologies over the next several decades, including renewables, carbon capture, utilization and storage, hydrogen and much more.

Audubon launches unprecedented vapor recovery & reuse system for EPA compliance

Audubon Engineering Company introduced its patented Vapor Upcycle System as a sustainable-energy solution for capturing and reusing hazardous air pollutants.

A novel process for the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane to produce ethylene and acetic acid

Linde Engineering: Bermejo, R.  |  Dörhöfer, T.  |  Kracker, G.

The authors’ company has developed a commercial chemical process<sup>a</sup> for the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane (ODH-E). By means of a heterogeneous catalyst, ethane and oxygen are selectively converted into ethylene and acetic acid, which, after separation and purification, are provided in polymer-grade and glacial quality, respectively.

Cathay Pacific elevates decarbonizing aviation with new SAF target

Cathay has further demonstrated its unwavering dedication to decarbonizing the aviation industry, setting a new target to improve its carbon intensity by 12% from the 2019 level by 2030 using SAF. ​

JERA, ExxonMobil to explore development of hydrogen and ammonia production project in U.S.

JERA, Japan's top power generator, said it has agreed with ExxonMobil to jointly explore the development of a U.S.-based low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia production project.

SAF costs must be lower, ExxonMobil VP says

Costs are the main obstacle to increasing the use of SAF said ExxonMobil Senior Vice President Jack Williams.

U.S. eases tailpipe rules, slows EV transition through 2030

The Biden administration slashed its target for U.S. electric vehicle adoption from 67% by 2032 to as little as 35% after industry and autoworker backlash in the political battleground state of Michigan.

ABEL Energy accelerates Townsville green methanol for Singapore MPA's shipping fuel

ABEL Energy completed the Singapore Port MPA tender for the supply of green methanol and was pleased to hear the recent news from Hon PM Albanese that a green and digital shipping corridor is being established, which will help decarbonize and digitalize shipping routes between Singapore and Australia.