British Olympians join Extinction Rebellion protest at Hampshire oil refinery

The activists are protesting against ExxonMobil’s reported plans to expand its fossil fuel extraction

Vattenfall launches ‘fossil-free’ hydrogen study that could slash Sweden’s total emissions by 20%

The energy company will work with the Swedish fuel company Preem to produce ‘fossil-free’ hydrogen for biofuel production

Australia announces immediate support for refineries to tackle Covid-19 shocks

The government will bring forward production payments to support the country’s oil refineries

bp and Ørsted to build green hydrogen project at German oil refinery

A 50MW electrolyser will be powered by an offshore ‎wind farm in the North Sea and the hydrogen produced will be used in the refinery

bp pulls the plug on 65-year-old Australian oil refinery

The refinery will be converted to a fuel import terminal while the oil giant is also exploring options for a clean energy hub

Extinction Rebellion activists lock themselves at the gates of INEOS refinery

The climate activist group accused the producer of petrochemicals of being ‘Scotland’s biggest climate change polluter’

Phillips 66 to transform oil refinery into ‘world’s largest’ renewable fuels plant

The plant is estimated to produce 800 million gallons of renewable fuels from used cooking oil, fats, greases and soybean oils every year

Oil refinery in Egypt lent $50m for energy efficiency upgrades

The measures are expected to help reduce carbon emissions by around 289,000 tonnes

Fire halts part of Europe’s largest oil refinery

Royal Dutch Shell has temporarily shut down most units at its oil refinery in the Netherlands after a fire at an electricity switch station. No one was injured and the source of the blaze at the Pernis facility in Rotterdam, Europe’s largest oil refinery, has yet to be determined. The fire at the facility – […]

Fire at oil refinery in China

A fire broke out at a refinery and petrochemical plant in China this morning, it has been reported. Located near Lanzhou city in the northwest province of Gansu, the facility is said to be owned by oil and gas firm PetroChina. Reports suggest the fire was triggered by a leakage but has been put out […]