Engineering & Design

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 6/10

In case you missed any downstream news, this piece will give you a summary of some of the top stories from last week.

KH Neochem selects Aspen Technology software to accelerate digitalization for the self optimizing plant

Aspen Technology announced that a leading Japanese chemical producer, KH Neochem Co., Ltd. has selected Aspen DMC3 advanced process control software with patented adaptive process control to accelerate the digital transformation journey across its network of plants.

UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure selects Siemens tech to power nation’s electric vehicle charging corridor

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure selected Siemens technology for a nationwide network of ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) chargers which will help reduce carbon emissions.

Low-carbon hydrogen demand in refining could reach 50 Mtpy by 2050

Potential low-carbon (green or blue) hydrogen demand from the global refining sector could reach 50 MMtpy by 2050.

Clariant’s global climate campaign cuts more than 4 MMtons CO2 equivalents annually and wins prestigious ACC Sustainability Leadership Award

The accolade is in recognition of Clariant’s global climate initiative, in which the company offered a free load of its nitrous oxide (N2O) removal catalyst EnviCat N2O-S to ten nitric acid producers who did not have such an abatement technology in place yet.

Sasol and Uzbekistan GTL continue to cooperate for next generation catalysts

Sasol and Uzbekistan GTL’s ongoing cooperation took a significant step forward with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the supply of Low Temperature Fischer Tropsch (LTFT) catalysts.

ABB to support Canadian refiner in transformation of conventional crude oil facility into renewable fuel production site

ABB has been selected by Braya Renewable Fuels to support the transformation of the idled Come By Chance oil refinery in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, into a state-of-the-art renewable fuels production center.

Schneider Electric collaborates with Intel to drive industrial innovation

Schneider Electric announced a collaboration with Intel to extend EcoStruxure Automation Expert by creating a Distributed Control Node (DCN) software framework complimented by an associated Intel processor-based DCN hardware offering.

Claroty and Schneider Electric collaborate to enhance industrial cybersecurity

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced its collaboration with Claroty, the security company for cyber-physical systems across industrial, healthcare, and commercial environments.

Honeywell enhances immersive field simulator to meet broader spectrum of training and development requirements

Honeywell announced a new version of its Immersive Field Simulator (IFS) offering, a virtual reality (VR) and mixed-reality-based training tool that incorporates a digital twin of physical plant operations to provide targeted, on-demand, skill-based training for workers.