What you missed at the COP26

Well. The COP26 climate talks were just a little bit on the dramatic side of things, weren’t they? From teen activist Greta Thunberg storming out of a panel discussion and declaring the climate summit a “failure”, to a now-viral video of US President Joe Biden appearing to rest his eyes during the summit, the UN…
Read More

Hydrogen Panel: No “one size fits all” solution

Decarbonisation is the name of the game, for the refining and petrochemicals industry – refiners face an ever-growing demand to meet net-zero requirements. On the other hand of this challenge, refiners also have to contend with operating in a lower margin environment. Gathered at the virtual Asian Refining Technology Conference, industry leaders discussed avenues available…
Read More

CEOs discuss: How has COVID-19 impacted the O&G?

Pertinent topics discussed during the recent virtual Asian Refining Technology Conference included the drive towards sustainability, decarbonisation efforts, regulatory tightening in CO2 emissions, and advancements in electric mobility. The ARTC brought together C-suite business leaders in an insightful discussion led be Cheah Wai Seng, Resources Industries Lead at Accenture, to take a look back at…
Read More

Decarbonisation an issue beyond “moral responsibility”

Dr. Purandar Chakravarty, Head of Innovation and Alternate Energy, Nayara Energy, has some very strong opinions when it comes to the issue of decarbonisation, declaring that it’s much less of a moral issue, and much more a business decision instead. How, then, do refiners distinguish between the two? And what solutions are available?
Read More

Decarbonising refining: Key insights from Pernis refinery

By Andy Gosse, President, Shell Catalysts & Technologies Across the sector, we all recognise that it will not be easy to reduce the carbon footprints of our refineries. But has it ever been easy in refining? The sector has a remarkable track record of solving challenges and I believe this will be no different, especially…
Read More

A closer look at the #hydrogenhype

The hydrogen hype is everywhere. No, really, it is. It’s everywhere you turn, from news pieces extolling the virtue of embracing this alternative fuel, to announcements detailing upcoming projects that will further hydrogen’s reach and accessibility in the industry. It’s not particularly new, either, with the debate around hydrogen having gone on for a while…
Read More

Upcoming

Webinar: Improving Resilience and Reliability with Digital Twins

The process industry today is under tremendous pressure: Organisations have to find ways to thrive in a market where demand is less than optimal, threats ...
Read More

What's New

Addressing profitability in times of sustainability

Asian Downstream Insights speaks with AVEVA’s Boris Marrone, Vice President, Head of South Asia and Southeast Asia, to understand more about the company’s effort to ...
Read More

Sustainability for Businesses about “finding balance”

Sustainable solutions are a choice that some businesses have been quick to take up - some others, on the other hand, may struggle with implementation. ...
Read More

What you missed at the COP26

Well. The COP26 climate talks were just a little bit on the dramatic side of things, weren’t they? From teen activist Greta Thunberg storming out ...
Read More

The Hazards of Cleaning Chemicals

Routine exposure to hazardous chemicals runs the risk of exposing cleaning professionals to injury and illnesses. In this video, Ansell delves into mitigation of these ...
Read More

Hydrogen Panel: No “one size fits all” solution

Decarbonisation is the name of the game, for the refining and petrochemicals industry – refiners face an ever-growing demand to meet net-zero requirements. On the ...
Read More

Decarbonisation now under “renewed focus”

Decarbonisation is a topic that isn’t new to the refining and petrochemicals sector, though it has been the talk of the industry for quite some ...
Read More

Market risks also “diverse opportunities” for refiners

Dominique Rouge, Vice President of Sales & Technology at Air Liquide Engineering & Construction An increasing number of refiners are jumping aboard the energy transition, ...
Read More

Shaping the smart plant of the future with AspenTech

Changing consumer trends and the COVID-19 pandemic have taught the oil and gas industry a great many things, among which the fact that the smart ...
Read More

CEOs discuss: How has COVID-19 impacted the O&G?

Pertinent topics discussed during the recent virtual Asian Refining Technology Conference included the drive towards sustainability, decarbonisation efforts, regulatory tightening in CO2 emissions, and advancements ...
Read More

Get the latest industry insights, trends & development