Greenhouse Gases

ESL Shipping becomes the first shipping company in the world to utilize Neste’s co-processed marine fuel for GHG emissions reduction

Finnish shipping company ESL Shipping will become the world's first shipping company to start utilizing new low-emission Neste Marine 0.1 Co-processed marine fuel in its vessels in Finland and Sweden.

Topsoe Technology to reduce customers’ greenhouse gas emissions by 12 MMt in 2022

Topsoe’s technologies are set to reduce its customers’ greenhouse gas emissions by 12 MMt in 2022 alone. These reductions will not be one-offs but ongoing for the years to come.

Taiwan's CPC buys first crude with carbon offset from SOCAR

Taiwan's state refiner, CPC Corp, said it has received the country's first crude cargo with certified carbon offset from SOCAR Trading, the trading arm of Azerbaijan's state oil company.

History of the HPI: The 1970s: Crises, clean air, plastic bottles and the DCS

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The 1970s were marked by several historical events that affected not only the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) but nations around the world.

Xylene-loop scheme for minimized GHG emissions and PX production cost

Molecular management, energy efficiency and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have become major focuses for petrochemical complexes, including aromatics plants.

ExxonMobil to grow shareholder value by meeting need for energy, essential products and lower-emissions solutions

ExxonMobil said it plans to grow shareholder value by delivering solutions that help meet the global need for energy and for lower greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change.

Chevron to focus on lowering carbon intensity

Chevron Corp Chief Executive Michael Wirth told shareholders the U.S. oil producer plans to focus on lowering the carbon intensity of its operations.

Sustainable refinery of the future: Versatile, efficient and smart

Kigel, A., Briskman, G., Modcon Systems

Greenhouse gas emissions occur alongside an inflection point for global refined product consumption. Since the 1850s—when the first oil refineries were constructed—the world has changed dramatically as refined product demand has continued inexorably upward.

Save energy and reduce CO2 emissions with closed-loop optimization of utilities networks

Lodolo, S., Aspen Technology

Oil and gas, petrochemical and chemical companies face the difficult challenge of maximizing profitability while achieving aggressive decarbonization objectives set for 2030 and beyond.

Overview of decarbonization pathways for the oil and gas and petrochemical industries—Part 1

Buehler, J., Petrogenium, Buehler Consulting

This two-part article will cover the seven pathways to decarbonizing the oil and gas and petrochemical industries.