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Asahi Kasei opens new hydrogen pilot plant in Japan

Asahi Kasei celebrated the official opening of a new hydrogen pilot plant in Kawasaki, Japan.

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.

Investments surge on strong demand outlook for LNG bunkering

Drewry projects more than 1,000 LNG-fueled vessels to be in service by 2027. However, development of the bunkering infrastructure appears to be lagging in comparison to the growth in fleet as well as the potential demand, which could take a leap of 30 MMtpy by 2028.

Air Products to build network of H2 refueling stations in Alberta, Canada

Air Products announced in late April that it intends to build a network of permanent, commercial-scale multi-modal hydrogen refueling stations stretching from Edmonton to Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Japan aims for zero-carbon electricity generation

Over the last several years, the Japanese government has announced energy policies aimed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 by lowering emissions in the electric power, industrial, and transportation sectors.

Carbon Clean achieves fabrication milestone on FlagshipONE with the project’s first carbon capture unit module

Carbon Clean, a leader in revolutionizing carbon capture solutions, has achieved a fabrication milestone on Ørsted’s FlagshipONE project, Europe’s largest commercial-scale eMethanol facility under construction.

Drive energy efficiency and reduce emissions with dry gas sealing solutions

4/16/2024

Centrifugal compressors play a critical role in efficiently transporting the large volumes of natural gas used as a feedstock and fuel source in industries ranging from oil and gas to petrochemicals to liquefied natural gas (LNG). An effective sealing system is crucial to keeping a compressor running at peak efficiency. This article details the benefits of utilizing dry gas seals in these operations.

How tech is laying the foundation for future LNG success and compliance

3/7/2024

This work details some of the ways LNG operators are embracing and deploying technology to close the gaps that exist in their ESG compliance infrastructures and emerging operational needs.

Enhance efficiency and decarbonize gas operations with the organic Rankine cycle

3/7/2024

In the gas sector, recovering the waste heat available from processing operations and converting it into carbon-free electricity represents a good opportunity with effective outcomes for emissions reduction and energy savings. This article explores using the organic Rankine cycle to captured waste heat for power generation.

Mitigating methane emissions: Digital strategies for the energy industry

3/7/2024

As the world continues to prioritize solutions to curb climate change, more digital tools will help scale innovation and assist hard-to-abate industries with accelerating their GHG mitigation efforts. This article dives into how digital technologies are helping to mitigate emissions.

Optimized high-pressure injection system design

3/7/2024

This article details an optimization opportunity that was taken in a high-pressure injection system after a thorough evaluation during the Hawiyah Unayzah Gas Reservoir Storage (HUGRS) project in Saudi Arabia.

Spain's gas demand falls for second year, down 11% as renewables hit record

Spain's consumption of natural gas dropped for the second year in a row in 2023, falling almost 11% as the country used more renewable sources to produce electricity.

The race for clean energy: LNG and LH2 as the next frontier in fuel technology

11/30/2023

This article presents a comparison of LNG and LH2 as fuels, and discusses the properties and characteristics of both, including energy density, transportation, storage, safety, environmental impact, availability and cost.

India announces phased introduction of biogas blending for domestic use

India will start blending compressed biogas with natural gas to boost domestic demand and cut reliance on natural gas imports, the government said in a statement on Saturday.

EU poised to propose extending energy crisis measures - official

The European Commission wants to extend emergency energy measures passed last year to cope with Europe's gas crisis to guard against future price shocks and quickly build-out renewable energy.

Optimizing waste heat recovery systems for more efficient, sustainable operations

11/2/2023

In the natural gas sector, recovering available waste heat from processing operations and converting it into carbon-free electricity can represent a significant opportunity to reduce emissions and increase energy savings.

European LNG: The current market and its future

10/18/2023

The European LNG market is often characterized as a single homogenized LNG market. However, there are several distinct LNG markets within Europe, and LNG plays different roles and has different strategic and geopolitical importance in different parts of the continent. This article examines the current state of Europe's LNG market.

Italy's Eni, Britain agree to rules for carbon capture project

Italy's Eni said it had reached an agreement with Britain's government on the key terms and conditions for providing services in one of the carbon capture and storage projects under development in the country.

Fuel gas blending: Follow the H2 signal

6/13/2023

In some cases, it may be practical to blend hydrogen (H2) into the local natural gas distribution network via an agreement with local utilities, but regardless of the strategy, blending must be carefully controlled. This article examines these challenges.

A sustainable solution to reduce Europe’s reliance on natural gas

6/13/2023

This analysis shows that Europe will need to reduce natural gas demand by 55 Bm3 this year alone to mitigate against a potentially colder winter, a possible end to Russian supplies or rebounding Asian demand. This comes at a time when Europe has little bandwidth for additional energy rationing without sustaining a steeper slowdown in economic activity.

The role of natural gas in the Asia-Pacific energy transition

In Southeast Asia, coal-fired and diesel-fired power generation are still significant parts of the energy and electricity systems. ANGEA believes that gas must play a significant role in the region’s future.

The rapid expansion of carbon capture technologies

Gas Processing & LNG had the opportunity to speak with Matthew Stevenson, Chief Revenue Officer for Svante, about their Series E fundraiser, deal with Chevron New Energies and metal-organic frameworks.

Energy firms bet big on German port as clean energy hub

Germany's only deep water port, home to its largest naval base, is where energy firms now plan to spend more than $5.5 B to help construct the clean energy infrastructure the country needs to help end its reliance on Russian gas.

UK shortlists bp, Equinor low-carbon gas power project for support

Britain shortlisted for state support a project by bp and Equinor to build a large-scale gas power plant with carbon capture and storage.

India's coal + renewables mix makes for messy energy transition

India has emerged as a renewable energy star after boosting solar capacity by a whopping 28% in 2022, rivalling China's growth rate and outpacing European heavyweights which deployed record funding on energy transition efforts last year.

Big Oil's climate targets

The world's top oil and gas companies have set varying targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations and the use of the products they sell.

Energy firms bet big on carbon capture projects in U.S., Canada

Many energy companies in North America are investing in carbon capture technologies/projects. The following are several that are being implemented in the region.

Natural gas essential to the energy transition says Australian PM

New gas projects will play a role in the energy transition, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said, as his administration seeks to pass a reform to an emissions reduction bill amid growing pressure to ban new fossil fuel projects.

Graforce to introduce plasmalysis technology that converts LNG into hydrogen

Graforce to introduce methane electrolysis (plasmalysis), which converts LNG into hydrogen. This allows large gas users to switch to clean-burning hydrogen without changing their energy supplier or method of transporting.

ABB and Pace CCS partner to drive carbon capture and storage growth

ABB and Pace CCS join forces to deliver a solution that reduces the cost of integrating carbon capture and storage (CCS) into new and existing industrial operations