Process Optimization

Neste and CargoAi partner to offer freight forwarders, clients an option to reduce the carbon emissions of their air cargo transports

As of November 2022 onwards, CargoAi offers the possibility to purchase Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel when booking a cargo transport. This can be done in the booking flow - either after a booking is confirmed or when the cargo is being tracked.

Honeywell and Aramco partner for new intelligent operations software solution

Honeywell and Aramco have announced the signing of a joint venture agreement to provide a set of end-to-end business process automation solutions, under the Aramco Namaat Industrial Investments Program.

Neste and Sunweb Group announce partnership to reduce Sunweb customers’ flight emissions with SAF

The partnership follows Sunweb’s earlier announced decision to stop CO2 compensation; instead, the company invests in reducing CO2 emissions of its organized travel with Neste’s SAF that will be used by Sunweb’s partner airlines.

BMDV-funded M2SAF development project for the production of SAF from methanol successfully launched

The demand for hydrocarbon-based aviation fuel, which is currently almost exclusively produced conventionally from crude oil (Jet A1), will increase significantly in the next few years as airline operations continue to grow.

Decarbonizing your fired heaters with hydrogen fuel

Hydrogen has long been considered a high-value product, but not typically as a fuel for fired equipment.

Why sulfur plants fail: An in-depth study of sulfur recovery unit failures—Part 2

Bohme, G. E., Sulphur Experts Inc.

Equipment malfunction or an unplanned shutdown of a sulfur recovery unit (SRU) can have a significant effect on a production company’s profitability, along with an equally serious impact on personnel safety and the environment.

Implement advanced level control techniques to improve crude distillation unit stabilizer performance

Mandal, K. K., Nayara Energy Ltd.

The performance of refinery operations depends on the stable operation of the plant.

Reliability analysis of analyzers bridges the gap between assessing and addressing risk

Taylor, B., Anvil Corporation; Martin, S., CHS

For most refinery facility managers, the demands of running plants efficiently, meeting environmental regulations and maximizing returns on product specifications challenge even the most disciplined professionals.

Integrated remote operations drive collaboration and autonomy

Fiske, T., Anderson, G., Yokogawa

Sensors, equipment and devices are becoming more intelligent, opening the door for autonomous operations, which is the ability for machines and processes to run while self-diagnosing and handling problems.

Shift focus to more open control technology

Chow, M., Crews, A., Emerson Automation Solutions

Plant control system modernizations that are necessary to meet today’s goals and strategies often come with organizational hurdles.