Albemarle unveils XPLORE catalyst platform to bring high returns for refiners processing high-nitrogen and cracked feedstock
Albemarle Corporation announced that it is launching XPLORE, a new platform for the clean transportation fuels market.
Opinion: Digitalisation – Improved profitability enabler in downstream industry
For grassroots and complex refineries and petrochemical plants, which are being built with state-of-the-art technologies and materials, digitalisation will be the best solution, especially if the facility is designed to produce high-value petrochemical products, comment Ekaterina Kalinenko and Stefan Chapman.
Topsoe to cease activities in Iran by November 2018 due to US sanctions
As a consequence of the planned US sanctions on Iran and to secure efficiency gains related to the divestment of its automotive and stationary DeNOx business areas last year, Topsoe plans to reduce the staff by around 200.
Global catalyst market to reach $33bn per annum
The right catalyst can help improve margins, achieve better product quality, higher yields and longer cycle lengths – all this with relatively small investment.
Video: Refining & Petrochemicals Middle East organises roundtable on digitalisation in downstream industry
The roundtable discussed the themes of 'Current Automation/Digitalisation Landscape of the Downstream Industry', 'Innovations in Automation and Digitalisation', and 'Humans Collaborating with Systems through Digitalisation' in three separate sessions.
Video: Ekaterina Kalinenko, project director, EPC, on the future of the Middle Eastern downstream industry
Ekaterina Kalinenko, project director, Euro Petroleum Consultants, comments on the future of the Middle Eastern downstream industry.