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.

Italy's Eni involved in five UK carbon capture projects

Italy's Eni said it was involved in five carbon capture projects selected by Britain in a first group of initiatives worth $25-B of government funding.

Neste completed second series of runs at its Porvoo refinery

Neste has successfully concluded its second series of industrial-scale processing runs with liquefied waste plastic at its refinery in Porvoo, Finland.

DCC Energy and Oberon Fuels to boost renewable dimethyl ether production to reduce emissions of European LPG market

DCC plc, the leading international sales, marketing and support services group, has partnered with Oberon Fuels, to advance the design, construction and operations of multiple renewable DME production plants in Europe.

CNOOC, Shell JV sign $5.6-B agreement to expand ethylene plant in China

CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Ltd signed a framework agreement worth $5.6-B with China’s Huizhou city government to expand its ethylene project in the city.

Portugal's EDP to stick with EV charging target after EU e-fuel compromise

Portugal's largest utility, EDP, said a compromise by the European Commission to allow the sale of cars running on e-fuels after 2035 would not impact the company’s target to roll out electric vehicle charging stations.

With strict targets looming, European aviation races to make green fuel

Energy giant Repsol has bought into Europe's drive for green jet fuel but believes the $217-MM plant it is building in southeast Spain faces a bumpier ride than if it was on the other side of the Atlantic.

French strikes keep record crude volumes on the water, crash storage levels

French strike action has led to record amounts of crude and condensate sitting idly offshore while the country's crude stocks have plummeted.

Evonik Catalysts invests in capacity expansion to support Activated Nickel Catalysts market

Evonik Catalysts is fully on track to expand its production capacities for activated nickel powder catalysts marketed under the KALCAT and Metalyst brands at its production sites in Germany, and India.