Enviornment/Safety

Maximum fill volume in propane, butane and LPG pressurized storage tanks

6/19/2024

This article details the maximum fill volume for propane, butane and LPG storage tanks at processing facilities.

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.

Insight hub: Pipeline data assessment and analysis

6/18/2024

This article examines how an operator's pipeline data can be used to add efficiencies to operations.

Freeport LNG sues three contractors over defects at Texas plant

U.S. LNG exporter Freeport LNG filed a lawsuit in April against three contractors, alleging that installation defects in electric motors at its $14-B Texas export plant caused prolonged outages and costly repairs.

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.

DNV and Petronas CCS ventures collaborate to enable CCS value chains across SE Asia

DNV and PETRONAS’ wholly-owned subsidiary, PETRONAS CCS Ventures Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS CCS Ventures), have recently signed a Master Price Agreement for the certification of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites and associated facilities for carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects in Malaysia.

Siemens accelerates hydrogen ramp-up with generative artificial intelligence

To accelerate the hydrogen ramp-up, the technology company Siemens will be supporting companies in the hydrogen industry with software tools based on generative artificial intelligence.

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.

Decarbonizing the Pilbara-to-Asia export trade route: Joint study demonstrates pathway to net-zero emissions

A recent joint study revealed that well-to-wake emissions in the Pilbara-to-Asia iron ore export trade route can be reduced by over 90% by 2050 through the use of liquefied methane (LNG).

Japan, EU agree to work on creating hydrogen demand and supply

Japan and the European Union agreed to work together on policies related to creating demand and supply for clean hydrogen as well as to cooperate in advancing technologies to develop the new fuel

OPW separates into two business units: Clean Energy Solutions and Propane Energy Solutions

OPW announced that its OPW Clean Energy Solutions business unit will be divided into two distinct business units: the existing Clean Energy Solutions and the new Propane Energy Solutions.

Hawai'i Gas selects Eurus Energy America, Bana Pacific for hydrogen and renewable natural gas projects

Hawaiʻi Gas, the state’s only regulated gas utility, announced the selection of two projects from its 2023 request for proposals (RFP) for renewable hydrogen and renewable natural gas (RNG), key resources that will enable the company to shift away from its reliance on fossil fuel.

API's new standard sets guidelines for pipeline public engagement

API RP 1185, Pipeline Public Engagement, was recently published, and it’s a significant standard in every respect-primarily as it engages the public in every phase of the pipeline lifecycle. In this article, API executive Anchal Liddar explains the significance of the document and how it will help shape energy policy.

Woodside gets $1 B in funding for Scarborough LNG project

Woodside will receive $1 B in funding for its flagship Scarborough LNG project from state-owned Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

German cabinet approves bill to accelerate hydrogen power expansion

Germany's cabinet approved a bill to fast-track the construction of hydrogen infrastructure, import and production facilities as Berlin bets on the fuel to help decarbonize Europe's biggest economy.

RWE to build hydrogen-fired power plants in Germany

RWE is planning to build hydrogen-ready gas-fired power plants at the company's power plant sites in Germany to contribute to a successful coal phase-out by 2030.

Southeast Asia's $220-B gas expansion plans to boost power/LNG capacity

Southeast Asia has more than $220 B in projects that could raise Southeast Asia's gas-fired power capacity by more than 100 GW, doubling the current level, and raise LNG imports into the region by 80%.

China plans CO2 emission cuts in key sectors by 1% of 2023 level

China aims to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions of key industries by an amount equivalent to about 1% of the 2023 national total through efficiency gains in everything from steel production to transportation.

Oceaneering conducts Freedom AUV pipeline inspection pilot for TotalEnergies

TotalEnergies and Oceaneering International, Inc. announced that the Freedom™ autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) has completed a pipeline inspection industrial pilot, demonstrating its capabilities for sustainable commercial pipeline inspection missions.

Norway's Nyhamna gas plant evacuated due to fire

Norway's Nyhamna natural gas processing plant, which supplies Britain through a pipeline under the North Sea, was evacuated on Tuesday following a fire.

EU approves law to hit gas imports with methane emissions limit

European Union countries approved a law on Monday to impose methane emissions limits on Europe's oil and gas imports from 2030, pressuring international suppliers to cut leaks of the potent greenhouse gas.

Ohmium selected to provide 10-MW PEM electrolyzers for green H2 project in Croatia

Ohmium International was selected to equip the first green H2 project in Croatia with a PEM electrolyzer.

Youth climate-change lawsuit targets Alaska LNG project

Eight young Alaska residents sued the state on Wednesday seeking to block a major natural gas project, the latest in a string of climate-change related lawsuits by youths arguing that government policies promoting fossil fuels violate their rights.

Deltamarin and ECOLOG collaborate on LCO2 carrier design

Deltamarin and ECOLOG have collaborated on LCO2 carrier design for the purpose of tendering at shipyards worldwide. The new design is intra-EU, short range, low pressure, and shallow draft.

KECO unveils new gas analyzer for real-time, continuous oxygen analysis

KECO introduces the OXYHOUND, a highly-efficient process gas analyzer that conducts real-time and continuous oxygen analysis of natural gas, biogas and other gas streams.

Shell says fire near Nigeria's Gbaran gas facility has been extinguished

Shell has confirmed a fire that broke out near its Gbaran Ubie gas facility in Nigeria's coastal Bayelsa state on Tuesday has been put out.

How Europe reduced its greenhouse gas emissions in 2023

The European Union's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions fell by 5% last year, continuing a trend of declining emissions in Europe.

STATS Group and National Gas win IGEM Product of the Year Award for innovative pipeline isolation technology

STATS Group and National Gas have been awarded the prestigious IGEM/EUA Gas Industry Award for Product of the Year for their collaborative work on substantially reducing emissions on a strategically important pipeline replacement project.

Fortescue’s dual-fueled ammonia-powered vessel, The Green Pioneer, named a winner at World Hydrogen 2024 Awards in Rotterdam

The Green Pioneer, Fortescue’s world-leading, dual-fueled ammonia-powered vessel has been awarded the Hydrogen Transport award at the World Hydrogen 2024 Awards.