Europe downstream news
Strohm provides thermoplastic composite pipe flowlines for major European natural gas and hydrogen hub
The project aims to provide sustainable, clean, non-intermittent and affordable energy in the form of green hydrogen, green gas, and green power. The Wilhelmshaven Green Gas Terminal aims to provide 8.5% of Germany’s energy needs.
The Next Gate – Pioneering demonstration project in Hamburg
The Power-to-Liquid synthesis technology, developed by Karlsruhe-based technology company INERATEC, will in future produce around 200 t of eFuels for road as well as rail transport and around 150 t of eWaxes for use in the cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and food industries.
Westwood: Current pipeline of blue hydrogen projects projected to exceed 2030 targets in the UK
Westwood’s intelligence solution for energy transition stakeholders, Atlas New Energies has recently launched, and revealed that blue hydrogen is the key to driving development of hydrogen and CCS clusters.
DNV will aid Energinet TSO with critical knowledge on Power to X and Denmark’s progression with EU’s green deal strategy
Independent energy expert and assurance provider DNV has been awarded four frame contracts with Energinet TSO, Denmark’s national transmission system operator for electricity and gas, for ‘green deal’ work on the Danish transmission gas grid in relation to PtX (Power to X).
New multi-million pound hydrogen-powered furnace arrives in Liverpool, UK
The furnace has been commissioned by Essar Oil UK as it transitions to run its operations on hydrogen as part of HyNet, the UK’s leading decarbonisation cluster and will be the UK’s first refinery-based hydrogen-powered furnace.
Phillips 66's Humber Refinery advances carbon capture project
The Phillips 66 Humber Refinery in the UK is on track to become the first refinery in the world to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions using a technology pioneered by Shell Catalysts & Technologies.
ADNOC acquires 25% stake in Borealis
ADNOC and Mubadala have announced a strategic transaction with Borealis, whereby ADNOC will acquire a 25% shareholding in Borealis from Mubadala.
NextChem constructs demonstration plant for chemical recycling of PET and polyester
NextChem has completed construction of a demonstration plant in Italy for the chemical recycling of PET and polyester from textiles, as part of the EU's DEMETO project.
BASF and Henkel focus on renewable raw materials in Henkel’s consumer goods products
Around 110 000 tpy of fossil-based ingredients will be substituted with renewable carbon sources using BASF’s certified biomass balance approach. The measure will ramp up quickly and avoid around 200 000 t of CO2 emissions in total.
Neste and CINEA sign the EU Innovation Fund’s grant agreement for its clean hydrogen project
The EU Fund announced a grant decision of €88 million to Neste’s clean hydrogen project in Porvoo, Finland.