Greenhouse Gases

Neste and Airbus join forces to advance the use of 100% SAF as a key solution to helping reduce GHG emissions in aviation

This collaboration is laying the foundation for Airbus and Neste to explore business opportunities together and jointly promote the production and use of sustainable aviation fuel.

Global climate disclosures to cover full gamut of carbon emissions

Planned new global corporate sustainability disclosures will include the full range of carbon emissions, but with 'relief provisions' on measuring greenhouse gas discharges from a company's suppliers.

Deutsche Bank sets 2030 targets to cut emissions tied to loans

By 2050, the bank said so-called financed emissions tied to the oil and gas sector, including Scope 3 emissions from the use of gasoline and other refined products by end-users, would be reduced by 90%.

Honeywell announces new ethanol-to-jet fuel technology

Honeywell International Inc will roll out technology that could increase supplies of lower-carbon aviation fuel produced from ethanol.

2022 HP Awards Finalists

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication for 100 yr, has announced the finalists for its sixth annual HP Awards, which celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year.

Oil and gas methane emissions could be solved this decade, experts say

Emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from oil and gas infrastructure could be stamped out within the next 10 years, industry experts said this week.

Canada releases draft guidance on new oil and gas project emissions

Canada has released draft guidelines on how new oil and gas projects should demonstrate "best-in-class" greenhouse gas emissions performance, following up on a government announcement first made in April.

Accelerating the transition to renewable fuels

Carugo, M., Valentine, J., Emerson Automation Solutions

The global push to neutralize carbon-based GHG emissions by 2050 not only holds great promise for the future of the planet, but it also stands to create millions of jobs, spur rapid growth and drive technological innovation.

Sustainable steel/chemicals production: Removal of impurities for valorization of steel mill gases

Gentilucci, A., Spagnuolo, L., Dow Europe GmbH; Hughes, A., Ruitenbeek, M., Vanstaen, A., Dow Benelux BV

Industry faces significant challenges relating to the transition toward cleaner energy and more sustainable feedstocks.

History of the HPI: The 2000s: Net-zero, environmental regulations, capacity acceleration and digital transformation

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

This final installment of the History of the HPI series details major events in the refining and petrochemicals industry over the past 20 yr, including stricter regulations/initiatives to curb carbon emissions, a safer and more environmentally friendly way to produce and handle chemicals, significant capital investments to boost production capacity and digital transformation.