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Verbio commences biorefinery conversion project in Indiana (U.S.)

Verbio has begun converting its South Bend ethanol plant into a cutting-edge biorefinery. With a groundbreaking ceremony, Verbio aims to integrate renewable natural gas (RNG) and bioethanol production through innovative methods.

Belgium tightens fuel export specifications

The Belgian government plans to publish a royal decree that tightens the minimum specifications of motor fuel exports quality.

LyondellBasell collaborates with CORADIN and Dermalogica to optimize post-consumer resin

LyondellBasell has collaborated with CORADIN and Dermalogica to create a more sustainable solution for the GREENIS® Dispenser, leveraging its innovative CirculenRecover solution for the award-winning packaging.

Vietnam's Binh Son refinery plans new share issue to fund $1.5-B expansion

Vietnam's Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical said it plans to issue new shares as part of its efforts to fund a $1.5-B project to expand and upgrade its Dung Quat refinery. 

GAIL to invest $6 B in new ethane cracker in India

GAIL India plans to invest $6 B in a new 1.5-MMtpy ethane cracking unit in Sehore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Tackle operational challenges with FCC coprocessing applications

BASF: Vincent, G.  |  Riva, S.
Axens: Barrios, F.  |  Dubois, F.
Technip Energies: Golczynski, S.

Refiners are actively developing new solutions to decarbonize their finished products—such as transportation fuels or commodity chemicals—as part of the energy transition. As a result, refiners are now exploring the co-feeding of alternative feedstocks, including renewable and recyclable crude oils, as a means of lowering the carbon footprint of their products.

Sustainability and the Energy Transition: The pyrolysis of plastic wastes: A techno-economic analysis

Petrochemical Industries Company: Alazemi, E.

Plastics are some of the most vastly used materials in modern life. They are the building block of products manufactured by almost every sector, including packaging, building and construction, textiles, consumer products, transportation, electrical and electronics, and industrial machinery.

Malaysia to cut diesel subsidies, saving $852 MM/yr

Malaysia will begin cutting fuel subsidies to bolster its fiscal position starting with diesel, a move that will save about 4 $852 MM/yr.

Repsol: Renewable fuels are key to the transformation of the refining industry

Along with hydrogen production, the production of renewable fuels and gases from organic waste is one of the main examples of the transformation of the industry, which will generate employment and decarbonize the sector. Here, Repsol discusses several pathways the company is taking to produce additional renewable fuels, while decarbonizing operations.

Pemex is delivering only a fraction of feedstock to new Olmeca refinery

Mexican state energy company Pemex started sending 16,300 bpd of crude oil to its new Olmeca refinery this week, less than 5% of its total capacity, signaling another delay.