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Maersk secures green methanol for maiden voyage of the world’s first methanol-enabled container vessel

Maersk (Maersk) has successfully secured green methanol for the maiden voyage of the world’s first methanol-enabled container vessel. Achieving this green fuel milestone is a significant step for the company and the industry’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

NextChem awarded a feasibility study by Marcegaglia to decarbonize their Ravenna Steel Plant through Carbon Capture solutions

MAIRE S.p.A. announces that its Sustainable Technology Solutions subsidiary NextChem and Marcegaglia Group (Marcegaglia) have signed a contract for a feasibility study to accelerate the decarbonization of Marcegaglia’s steel plant in Ravenna (Emilia Romagna region, Northern Italy). The study refers to the installation of carbon capture units from flue gases. Upon a successful completion of the feasibility study, NextChem will involve the Group’s Integrated E&C Solutions Business Unit for the execution of the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED).

Dutch Gasunie, ACE Terminal and Spanish Iberdrola join forces for hydrogen corridor between Spain and the Netherlands

Spanish energy company Iberdrola wants to export green ammonia to the Netherlands and supply it to its European customers as hydrogen through Gasunie's national hydrogen network. To establish this green hydrogen chain from Spain to the Netherlands, the Spanish energy company signed letters of intent with Dutch Gasunie’s subsidiary Hynetwork Services and ACE Terminal. In doing so, Iberdrola will export green ammonia to the Netherlands through the planned ACE import terminal at the Port of Rotterdam and transport it as green hydrogen via the Dutch national hydrogen network of Hynetwork Services to European customers.

NEW: Carbon Capture Storage Database is now available!

Addressing the challenges of climate change requires innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology has emerged as a promising approach to mitigate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from energy-intensive industries and power generation. To support the advancement and deployment of CCS, the new Global Energy Infrastructure (GEI) Carbon Capture Storage database provides a comprehensive collection of information and data related to CCS projects worldwide.

Petrofac confirms signing of US$1.5 billion EPC contract in Algeria

urther to the announcement of 18 May 2023, Petrofac today confirms it has entered into a definitive agreement with STEP Polymers SPA (‘STEP’, a 100% subsidiary of Sonatrach) for the design and build of its petrochemical complex in the Arzew Industrial Zone in Algeria.

A Consortium led by Tecnimont Awarded a USD 300 Million EPC Contract for a Fertilizer Plant in Egypt by KIMA

MAIRE S.p.A. announces that a consortium composed by its Integrated E&C Solutions (IE&CS) subsidiary Tecnimont S.p.A and Orascom Construction S.A.E. has been awarded a Lump Sum Turn-Key Engineering Procurement and Construction contract for a Nitric Acid and Ammonium Nitrate plant by KIMA, Egyptian Chemical Industries Company.

Kent Awarded Three-Year Multi-Site Master Services Agreement with TotalEnergies

Kent, a leading engineering services provider in the oil and gas, low carbon energy and chemicals sectors, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a three-year Master Services Agreement (MSA) with TotalEnergies for engineering services in the United States.

Germany Welcomes Construction of Hydrogen-Ready Pipeline with Italy

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday he is pleased that Italy and Germany have agreed to push ahead with work on the construction of a new pipeline to transport gas and hydrogen between the countries. "Strengthened cooperation on diversifying energy supply is very important for me. Expanding supply networks in Europe will benefit us all and certainly increase energy security," Scholz said during a press conference with Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni.

TotalEnergies Steps up Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production at Grandpuits

Ahead of the Paris Air Show held in Le Bourget, TotalEnergies is stepping up production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and low carbon energies of its Grandpuits site.

Plug supplies 8MW of Hydrogen fuel cells to energy vault to displace diesel generators in California wine country

Plug Fuel Cells Will Displace Diesel Generators to Power Microgrid During Wildfires and Other Emergencies in California Wine Country

Fluxys starts building a new natural gas and hydrogen pipeline in the presence of Prime Minister De Croo and Energy Minister Van der Straeten

Infrastructure partner Fluxys Belgium started today, in the presence of Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and Federal Minister of Energy Tinne Van der Straeten, the construction of the first dual-purpose pipeline. Initially this pipeline between Zeebrugge and Brussels will greatly increase the capacity for the security of supply of Belgium and neighbouring countries.

Summit Carbon Solutions announces Absolute Energy as partner Ethanol plant in Iowa

Summit Carbon Solutions is pleased to announce a new partnership with Absolute Energy, an ethanol plant located in Saint Ansgar, Iowa. Absolute Energy, which commenced operations in 2008 and produces approximately 130 million gallons per year of ethanol, joins an expanding network of leading ethanol plants as partners in the transformative carbon capture and storage project led by Summit Carbon Solutions.

Saunders Secures $42 Million Contract for bp Kwinana Renewable Fuels Project

Saunders International Limited ( is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $42 million contract to provide tank refurbishment and modification services for bp at its Kwinana energy hub, in Perth, Western Australia.

Nucor Enters Into Carbon Capture & Storage Agreement with ExxonMobil

Nucor Corporation announced 1 June 2023, that it has signed an agreement with ExxonMobil to capture, transport, and store carbon from the company's direct reduced iron (DRI) plant in Convent, Louisiana. ExxonMobil will capture up to 800,000 metric tons per year of CO2 from the DRI plant and store the CO2 at an ExxonMobil-owned facility in Louisiana.

Enagás becomes industrial partner and co-shareholder of Hanseatic Energy Hub in Stade

Joint goal: securing security of supply and driving forward decarbonisation in Germany Terminal operation planned for 2027 ammonia-ready The final investment decision is expected to be made by HEH´s shareholders throughout 2023 Spanish Transmission System Operator contributes with its global experience in CO2-neutral operation of LNG terminals

CNOOC Limited Announces China's First Offshore CCS Demonstration Project Commissioned

On June 1, CNOOC Limited announced the official commissioning of China's first offshore CCS demonstration project. The CCS project is an auxiliary part of the Enping 15-1 oilfields development. Enping 15-1 oilfield is located in the Pearl River Mouth Basin, about 190 kilometers southwest of Hong Kong, with an average water depth of approximately 80 meters and has a high carbon dioxide content.

Vortex Energy Completes Seismic Interpretation

Vortex Energy Corp. (CSE: VRTX | OTC: VTECF | FRA: AA3) (“Vortex” or the “Company“) along with its contracted consultant partners, RESPEC Consulting Inc. (“RESPEC”) and Hill Geophysical Consulting (“Hill Geophysical”), completed a 2D seismic interpretation on the Robinsons River Salt Project (the “Project”), Newfoundland, Canada locating at least two salt structures prospective for halite exploration, the mineral form of sodium chloride or road salt.

LyondellBasell Announces Delay in Refining Business Exit

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced plans to delay its refining business exit from year-end 2023 to no later than the end of the first quarter 2025. Favorable inspections and consistent performance have given the company confidence to continue safe and reliable operations at the Houston site. LyondellBasell anticipates moderate maintenance spend to support this extension in 2023 and 2024 but remains committed to ceasing operation of its oil refining business. The extension will minimize workforce impacts as the company continues to develop future options for the site and will enable a smoother transition between the shutdown and the implementation of the retrofitting and circular projects.

RWE announces development proposals for three new carbon capture projects across the UK

RWE, the UK’s leading electricity generator, has today announced plans to progress three new carbon capture projects as it leads the way towards helping decarbonise UK power. The company is testing the feasibility of options to retrofit carbon capture technology at its existing combined cycle gas power stations at Pembroke and Staythorpe. It is also developing proposals for a new carbon-capture, gas-fired power station at Stallingborough, close to the Humber Estuary. The proposed development would be up to 800 megawatts enough to power one million homes.

Plug Power makes major strategic move into Finland's Green Hydrogen economy with its proven PEM electrolyser and Liquefaction technology

Plug plans to develop three green hydrogen production plants in Finland for European markets, working with multiple financial and industrial partners

Cushing chosen as new site for Southern Rock Energy Partners Refinery

Southern Rock Energy Partners, LLC (SREP) is developing a 250,000 BPD next-generation, full conversion crude refinery in Oklahoma. The refinery complex will reduce and eliminate 95% of greenhouse gas emissions while producing approximately 91.25 million barrels or 3.8325 billion gallons annually of cleaner transportation fuels including gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel from crudes sourced domestically from the Anadarko, Permian, Denver and Julesburg, and Bakken Basins. The project will be constructed over a 36-month period beginning in 2024 with commercial operations beginning in 2027.

Keppel intensifies efforts in the development of green hydrogen and ammonia production for use in Australia and export to Asia

Joined the Central Queensland hydrogen (CQ-H2) project consortium to develop one of the largest green hydrogen projects in Australia Signed MOU with Incitec Pivot Limited to further the development of a green ammonia production facility in Australia

Delta Biofuel Announces $100 Million Final Investment Decision for Renewable Fuel Facility in Jeanerette

Delta Biofuel has announced a $100 million final investment decision for the construction and start up of a full-scale renewable fuel production facility in Iberia Parish that will convert sugarcane waste into feedstock for low-emissions energy generation.

Constellation Sets Industry Record for Blending Hydrogen with Natural Gas to Further Reduce Emissions

Test confirms hydrogen’s potential to meet nation’s climate goals by reducing carbon emissions from existing natural gas-fired power plants

McDermott Awarded PMC Contract From IOCL

McDermott has been awarded a project management consultancy (PMC) contract from India Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) for the Maleic Anhydride (MAH) unit at the Panipat Refinery and Petrochemical Complex, located 62 miles (100 kilometers) from New Delhi, India.

ABB signs alliance agreement with Bair Energy aiming to develop major green hydrogen complex in Texas

Bair Energy selects ABB to join its Green Hydrogen and Technology Alliance as automation, electrification and digitalization expert Alliance supports development of 1 GW liquified hydrogen facility, set to produce up to 132,000 kg of green hydrogen per day by 2028 Collaboration aims to achieve low-cost hydrogen production and support sustainable transport with a clean fuel source

Carlton Power & Schroders Greencoat establish joint venture to develop Green Hydrogen project portfolio in UK

Carlton Power, the UK independent energy infrastructure development company, and Schroders Greencoat LLP (“Schroders Greencoat”), the specialist investment manager dedicated to the renewable energy infrastructure sector, announce a partnership to roll-out the construction and operation of green hydrogen production schemes in the UK.

Plug lands three electrolyzer deals for European Green Hydrogen Projects in hard to decarbonize industries

Plug will deliver 5MW containerized electrolyzer modules for first-ever use of industrial-scale green hydrogen in glass manufacturing, aluminum recycling, and steel manufacturing processes

Nigeria Commissions the 650,000 barrels per day Dangote Refinery in an Effort to Cease Fuel Imports to the Country

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari performed a commissioning ceremony on Monday to formally announce that the 650,000 barrel per day Dangote refinery had officially begun, with crude refining anticipated for a June startup. The country hopes that this will bring about fuel independence, but securing crude supplies for the project could prove to be difficult.

Dominion Energy Ohio Starts Hydrogen Blending Pilot

Dominion Energy Ohio (DEO) held a ribbon cutting on May 19th, to signify the launch of its hydrogen blending pilot in Boston Heights, Ohio. The start of the pilot is part of Dominion Energy’s vision to become the most sustainable energy company in America. This is the second of three pilots taking place companywide. The other two are in North Carolina and Utah.