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Exxon says its decarbonization business could outgrow oil, in multi-trillion market

Exxon Mobil Corp's Low Carbon business has the potential to generate hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue and outperform the company's traditional oil and gas as soon as a decade from now.

Cummins to invest over $1 B to upgrade U.S. facilities to new clean energy tech

Cummins Inc said it would invest more than $1 B across its U.S. engine manufacturing network to upgrade some facilities to support new clean energy technologies.

thyssenkrupp Uhde to cooperate with IDIP on fabrication of new modular plants for green ammonia

thyssenkrupp Uhde and Idesa Industrial Plants S.l.u. have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on developing and fabricating modules for green ammonia projects.

Biotrend Energy to build the first commercial-scale advanced plastics recycling facility using Honeywell upcycle process technology

Honeywell announced that Biotrend Energy signed equipment supply, production license, and warranty agreements to build Turkey’s first commercialized advanced waste recycling plant using Honeywell UOP UpCycle Process Technology.

How Bluetooth® technology extends the capabilities and connectivity of wired instrumentation

Emerson: Wiens, M.

One day at a refinery, operators call an instrument tech to the control room and point to the screen.

VOC reduction at Raffineria di Milazzo’s SRU complex—Part 2

Raffineria di Milazzo: Falzone, S.  |  Licandro, G.  |  Lagana, F.  |  Tarantino, M.  |  Arces, I.  |  Grillo, R.

Based on new environmental regulations focusing on volatile organic compounds (VOCs) at the emissions point of a refinery’s sulfur recovery unit (SRU), Raffineria di Milazzo—a JV between Eni and Kuwait Petroleum Italia—carried out troubleshooting activities to identify and implement suitable actions to minimize the concentration of VOCs at the emissions point of the SRU complex.

Maximizing profitability by operationalizing performance criteria

Seeq: Parbhoo, R.

In the hydrocarbon and other process industries, engineering and operations teams have a fundamental responsibility to maximize asset profitability.

Japan's carbon pricing scheme being launched in April

Japan, the world's fifth-biggest CO2 emitter, will begin a carbon pricing scheme in stages from April to encourage companies to curb emissions and achieve its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.

Norway awards offshore licenses to explore for CO2 storage

Norway said it has awarded two licenses to explore for carbon dioxide storage sites in the North Sea - one to Aker BP and a partner, and another to Germany's Wintershall Dea and its partner.

Carbon storage projects across Europe

Efforts to remove carbon dioxide emissions from industry and store them underground have gathered pace across Europe over the past few years as countries scramble to meet climate goals.