carbon management

FERC ordered to review Louisiana (U.S.) LNG project's emissions impact

A U.S. court has ordered federal regulators to reassess the impact of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Commonwealth LNG's Louisiana liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, potentially slowing full approvals for the venture.

Ryze partners with ZeroAvia as hydrogen demand increases

7/17/2024

Clean fuel supplier Ryze announced that it is partnering with ground-breaking zero-emissions aviation firm ZeroAvia to provide hydrogen for use in engine and flight testing at its UK base at Cotswold Airport.

Optimizing gas analysis in carbon capture, utilization and storage

7/16/2024

As with many industrial processes, the ability to accurately measure the concentration of bulk gas—in this case CO2 (carbon capture, utilization and storage)—along with any impurities within it, provides significant benefits. This article details the latest technologies in gas analysis for these types of applications.

bp Energy Outlook: Two main scenarios see 2025 oil peak, rapid renewables growth

bp expects oil demand to peak next year and wind and solar capacity to grow rapidly in both of the two main scenarios in its annual Energy Outlook, a study of the evolution of the global energy system to 2050 the company published on Wednesday.

EIA: US natgas output to decline in 2024, while demand rises to record high

U.S. natural gas production will decline in 2024 while demand will rise to a record high, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO).

EnviTec Biogas announces market entry in Sweden

The EnviThan gas upgrading system from EnviTec Biogas AG is a tried and tested technology that can now demonstrate all its advantages in Sweden for the first time.

Norway keen to explore hydropower, CCS projects in Indonesia

Norway is seeking to form a stronger partnership with Indonesia and explore investment opportunities in renewable energy such as hydropower, and carbon capture and storage (CCS).

BASF and ENGIE sign long-term biomethane purchase agreement in Europe

BASF and ENGIE signed a 7-yr biomethane purchase agreement (BPA). Under the BPA, ENGIE will supply BASF with 2.7-3 terawatt hours of biomethane throughout the term of the agreement.

UECC chooses Titan for major liquefied biomethane deliveries

United European Car Carriers (UECC) and Titan Clean Fuels (Titan) are collaborating on a series of major liquefied biomethane (LBM) bunkering operations in the Port of Zeebrugge.

Vitol invests in future of LNG bunkering by securing three LNG bunkering vessels

Vitol has secured three LNG bunkering vessels. The vessels were secured via a 7 yr-10 yr time charter agreement with Avenir LNG Limited and CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering Co. Ltd shipyard in Nantong, China.

TES, Itochu Corp. team up for decarbonization efforts via e-NG

TES announced a strategic collaboration with Itochu Corporation aimed at driving forward the adoption of e-NG to decarbonize hard-to-abate sectors.

BKV sells new carbon-neutral natural gas product to Kiewit

BKV Corp. has signed a contract for the sale and purchase of carbon sequestered gas (CSG) with Kiewit Infrastructure South Co., a subsidiary of Kiewit Corp.

New DNV survey highlights oil and gas sector paradox

The latest DNV survey, “The Paradox of Petroleum—How the oil and gas sector is transforming through uncertainty,” gathered insights from nearly 450 senior oil and gas professionals to examine rapidly evolving trends and the near-term outlook for the sector.

Shell to build carbon capture and storage projects in Canada

Shell announced the final investment decision (FID) for Polaris, a carbon capture project at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park, Scotford in Alberta, Canada. Polaris is designed to capture approximately 650,000 tpy of CO₂ from the Shell-owned Scotford refinery and chemicals complex.

Summit Carbon Solutions granted approval by IUB for CO2 pipeline project

Summit Carbon Solutions is partnering with 57 ethanol plants in the U.S. to capture carbon dioxide from the fermentation process of biorefineries, such as ethanol plants, compress the captured CO2 and channel it to North Dakota where it will be permanently and safely stored underground in deep geologic storage locations.

IEEFA: LNG is not displacing coal in China’s transition to renewable power

Evidence from China, the world’s largest coal consumer, shows that LNG is unlikely to materially displace coal-fired power generation, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

Air Liquide selected to invest up to $850 MM in largest low-carbon oxygen production in the Americas

Air Liquide plans to invest up to $850 MM to build, own and operate four large modular air separation units as well as related infrastructure in the framework of a long-term binding agreement with ExxonMobil for its planned low-carbon hydrogen (H2) project in Baytown, Texas.

Air Liquide, Dunkerque LNG CO₂ infrastructure project receives support from the EU

Air Liquide and Dunkerque LNG have announced they welcome the decision of the European Commission to support the D'Artagnan project. This carbon dioxide (CO₂) transportation and exportation infrastructure is part of the “Cap Décarbonation” initiative, which aims to reduce CO₂ emissions by 1.5 metric MMtpy in the industrial basin of Dunkirk and its surroundings.

Gasunie, Vopak to explore possibilities for LNG, H2 and CO2 at EemsEnergyTerminal in Eemshaven

In partnership with the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Gasunie and Vopak are exploring options to utilize the EemsEnergyTerminal for longer than initially planned at the port of Eemshaven.

Heidelburg Materials, Linde start construction on large-scale carbon capture facility

Heidelberg Materials and Linde have started construction of one of the world’s first large-scale carbon capture facilities in the cement industry.

Russia ministry seeks end to $13 B/yr gas waste

Russia's resources ministry asked the new prime minister to approve its plan to make oil firms spend billions of dollars on cutting the amount of gas wastefully flared off during oil production.

Carbon formation and removal in the steam reforming process

6/19/2024

This article documents research by various recognized authors and sources on the basis of reforming carbon formation and removal, how catalyst potassium promotion can help to remove the carbon laydown and reduce the steam-to-carbon ratio, as well as the calculation basis of the steam-to-carbon ratio over the steam reforming process.

McDermott awarded ECI contract for Canada's first green hydrogen/ammonia facility

McDermott has been awarded an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) agreement from Abraxas Power Corporation for the Exploits Valley Renewable Energy Corporation (EVREC) project located in Central Newfoundland.

Vast and Mabanaft advance Port Augusta green methanol project in Australia

Vast Renewables Ltd., a renewable energy company planning to power green fuels production with its concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) energy systems, announced it has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with global energy company Mabanaft to advance Solar Methanol 1 (SM1), a CSP-powered green methanol reference plant.

Wood completes the preliminary engineering for carbon capture and sequestration hub in Saudi Arabia

Wood has completed the FEED scope for the first phase of Aramco’s accelerated carbon capture and sequestration (ACCS) project in Saudi Arabia, expected to be the world’s largest carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) hub, upon completion.

CPGC and BASF sign framework agreement on carbon capture technology onboard LNG carriers

CSSC Power (Group) Corp. Ltd. (CPGC) will install its advanced Onboard Carbon Capture System (OCCS) on multiple LNG carriers and utilize BASF’s OASE® blue technology.

CO2next project achieves important milestones for developing a liquid CO2 terminal in Rotterdam

CO2next aims to build a liquid CO2 terminal at the Maasvlakte in the port of Rotterdam, that can be used by customers not connected to a CO2 pipeline to ship liquid CO2.

Bio-CNG-fueled fleets in California (U.S.) achieved carbon-negativity for fourth straight year

The Transport Project (TTP) and Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) – with partner California Renewable Transportation Alliance – announced that California fleets fueled with bio-CNG achieved carbon-negativity in their transportation operations last calendar year for the fourth straight year.

Nu:ionic Technologies, XRG Technologies announce a novel electrified furnace platform for low-carbon hydrogen production

Nu:ionic Technologies and XRG Technologies announced a jointly-developed novel electrified furnace platform for low-carbon hydrogen production.

Shell awards Ceres contract for phase 2 of SOEC module to produce green hydrogen

Ceres has been awarded a further contract for the second phase of its collaboration with Shell, to cooperate in the design of a solid oxide electrolyzer (SOEC) module, for use in large-scale industrial applications such as synthetic fuels, ammonia and green steel.