Improving Energy Efficiency – Addressing Scope 1 and 2 Emission Reduction Targets

With contributing authors: Grant Jacobson, Roberto Tomotaki, Greg Zoll and Fred Lea Recently published in Decarbonization Technology  As the energy industry continues to embrace the energy transition and rationalize the impacts on their operations and viability, the major focus has been on examining and investing in diversification investments, such as renewable processing, sustainable aviation fuel […]

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First Principles of Energy Transition – An Unbiased Look at the Data and Principles: Part 2

Contributing authors: Jean-Gaël Le Floc’h, Mel Larson and Darren York Energy Transition – Where do we go from here? In part one of this two-part series, we examined the sheer magnitude of the energy transition change and how it will impact every part of our lives and economies.  From there, we outlined some of the […]

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Renewable Plant Integration Presented at AFPM Summit

The AFPM Summit’s Profitability Session presented an interesting delve into “Optionality in Refining and Petrochemicals to Meet Renewables and Energy Transition Targets.” The discussion provided an in-depth overview of Scope 3 emissions and reduction options. To read the full Hydrocarbon Processing article 2021 AFPM Summit Virtual Edition: Evaluating renewable plant integration in fossil fuel facilities […]

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First Principles of Energy Transition – An Unbiased Look at the Data and Principles: Part 1

This is the first part of a two part article, as published in Decarbonisation Technology, August 2021 Contributing authors: Jean-Gaël Le Floc’h, Mel Larson and Darren York Energy Transition – What does it really mean? In the current lexicon of society, terms, and concepts such as decarbonization, greenhouse gas emissions reductions, carbon neutrality, and energy […]

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Becht’s BRAVO – The Next Evolution In Driving Margin Improvement

As highlighted in Becht’s “Winners, Losers, and Everything in Between” and Energy Transition webinars, the Energy Industry has experienced unprecedented change in 2020 – lower and slower demand recovery putting pressure on gross margins, overcapacity leading to facility shutdowns, reductions in staffing levels, delays in turnaround maintenance, and cutbacks in capital budgets. These elements, as […]

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