Russia's Urals crude supply to EU via southern Druzhba rises

Russia's piped supply of Urals crude to the European Union via the southern spur of the Druzhba pipeline is set to rise 6% on a daily basis in the first quarter from the three months before.

Italy poised to decide whether to block Lukoil refinery sale

Italy's cabinet is expected to decide next week whether to use its anti-takeover powers to block the sale of a Lukoil-owned refinery to Cypriot private equity firm G.O.I. Energy.

Germany to provide 1.9 B euros for development of biofuels and e-fuels

The German Transport Ministry is providing 1.9 billion euros ($2.02 billion) for the further development and production of biofuels and e-fuels.

VPR Energy and XRG Technologies partner to halve refinery NOx emissions through new Xceed system

VPR Energy and XRG Technologies deploy new technology to halve NOx emissions from VPR’s European refinery in a world-first.

Catom’s subsidiary OK Oliecentrale to sell Neste MY Renewable Diesel in the Netherlands

Neste is partnering with Catom in the Netherlands to increase the supply and distribution of Neste MY Renewable Diesel and to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emission in the transport sector.

MAN Energy Solutions ships world’s largest salt bath reactors to China

MAN Energy Solutions supplies three salt-powered reactor systems for the production of biodegradable plastic to a leading Chinese chemical company.

TotalEnergies and Paprec develop the first French value chain for advanced recycling of plastic film

TotalEnergies and Paprec, leader in plastic recycling in France, have signed a long-term commercial agreement to develop a French value chain for advanced recycling of plastic film wastes.

Saudi Aramco and Linde Engineering to develop ammonia cracking technology

Aramco, one of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals companies, and Linde Engineering, a global leader in the production and processing of gases, announced that they have signed an agreement to jointly develop a new ammonia cracking technology.

Sulzer develops gas turbine solution for Chinese powerplant

Sulzer has developed and implemented a modular retrofit solution to help a gas turbine powerplant in Jiangsu Province, China, reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions and comply with a stringent new emissions standard.

TFG Marine targets 20% bunker sales rise through expansion

TFG Marine, majority owned by commodities trader Trafigura, aims to increase its marine fuel sales volume by up to 20% this year through expansion in Africa, the UK and the Mediterranean, a senior company executive said.