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The world’s first integrated power-to-X-to-power hydrogen gas turbine demonstrator

With the HyflexPower project, a consortium — made up of Engie Solutions (Paris, France), Siemens Gas and Power GmbH & Co. KG (Munich, Germany), Centrax Ltd. (Abbot, England), Arttic, German Aerospace Center (DLR; Cologne, Germany) and four European universities —…

Worley to provide EPC services for consumer-plastics-to-BTX plant in U.S.

Worley (North Sydney, Australia) will provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for Encina’s (Houston) consumer-plastics-to benzene-toluene-xylenes (BTX) processing plant in the U.S. BTX are important building blocks for a variety of widely-used products including pharmaceuticals, clothing, and glues. Regular…

Port of Antwerp consortium outlines ambitious CO2-capture framework

The Port of Antwerp, in consortium with seven leading chemical and energy companies, is launching efforts to reduce CO2 emissions and take practical steps in the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon port. The consortium consists of Air Liquide, BASF, Borealis,…

Dow to scale up polyol production from recycled mattress materials

Dow Polyurethanes (PU), a business division of Dow, Inc. (Midland, Mich.), has announced a breakthrough in its RENUVA Mattress Recycling Program with a plan to install a pioneering industrial-scale production facility at Orrion Chemicals Orgaform in Semoy, France. The RENUVA…

Neste and Covestro enter cooperation related to sustainable plastics production

Neste Corp. (Espoo, Finland) and Covestro AG (Leverkusen, Germany) are starting a strategic cooperation in Europe to promote the use of sustainable raw materials in plastics production. Covestro will be supplied with material from renewable sources to replace a significant…

Stora Enso and Cordenka partner to develop bio-based carbon fiber materials

Stora Enso Oyj (Helsinki, Finland) and Cordenka GmbH & Co KG, a leading producer of premium-quality industrial viscose fibers, have signed a joint development agreement to develop precursors for bio-based carbon fiber. The co-development is driven by the need for…

Phillips 66, Uniper and Vitol enter MOU to develop U.K. decarbonization project

Phillips 66 (Houston, Tex.), Uniper SE (Düsseldorf, Germany) and VPI Immingham (a Vitol company) have entered into a memorandum-of-understanding (MoU) to co-develop Humber Zero, a large-scale decarbonization project that is fully aligned with the wider Humber Industrial Decarbonization Deployment Project…

Cross-industry partnership to develop ambitious hydrogen project in Denmark

In Denmark, A.P. Moller - Maersk, Copenhagen Airports, DSV Panalpina, DFDS, SAS and Ørsted have formed the first partnership of its kind to develop an industrial-scale production facility to produce sustainable fuels for road, maritime and air transport in the…

Aker Solutions starts carbon-capture test program at Preem refinery in Sweden

Aker Solutions ASA (Lysaker, Norway) started operating its mobile test facility for carbon capture at Preem's refinery in Lysekil, Sweden. The test unit is part of the 'Preem CCS' pilot project which will analyze the whole value chain from capture…

Total and Gaussin Developing World’s 1st Full Electric Aircraft Refueller Transporter

Gaussin S.A. (Héricourt, France) and Total S.A. (Paris, France) are jointly developing the world's first full electric ART (Aircraft Refueller Transporter). Planned for the Airbus industrial site in Toulouse, this prototype will be capable of towing two fuel tankers, with…