Tag: Preem

Honeywell complete commercial refinery trial with Preem

Honeywell complete commercial refinery trial with Preem

September 15, 2021 |

In Illinois, Honeywell announced the completion of a commercial refinery trial with Preem AB for co-processing of biomass-based pyrolysis oil in a fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) unit. Utilizing UOP’s proprietary bioliquid feed system with OptimixTM GF Feed Distributor, pyrolysis oil was successfully co-processed in the FCC at Preem’s Lysekil refinery to produce partially renewable transportation […]

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Preem and Vattenfall explore further hydrogen biofuel production

Preem and Vattenfall explore further hydrogen biofuel production

July 13, 2021 |

In Sweden, according to a study conducted in the spring, the Preem Lysekil plant is very well suited for an electrolysis plant for hydrogen biofuel production. Carbon dioxide emissions can be reduced by at least 80 percent for hydrogen that is produced fossil-free instead of with fossil-based raw materials. An initial 50 megawatt plant will […]

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Topsoe and Preem conclude conversion of Gothenburg refinery

Topsoe and Preem conclude conversion of Gothenburg refinery

May 25, 2021 |

In Sweden, together, Topsoe and Preem have concluded the revamp of Preem’s Gothenburg refinery, which is part of Preem’s endeavors to reduce Sweden’s total carbon emissions by 20%. This is the second revamp of the hydrotreater, following a revamp in 2010 that upgraded the unit to co-process 30% renewable feedstock using Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ technology. The […]

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Hydrogen is Hot! 584 hydrogen fueling stations in 33 countries, Ways2H expansion, Preem, Siemens and more

Hydrogen is Hot! 584 hydrogen fueling stations in 33 countries, Ways2H expansion, Preem, Siemens and more

January 31, 2021 |

Hydrogen is heating up around the planet – but not in terms of CO2 or GHG emissions – in fact, it can help cool the planet down. What is making hydrogen so hot right now is the news that hydrogen fueling stations are having a dramatic acceleration in growth with 584 hydrogen stations deployed in […]

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Green hydrotreater plant in Sweden increases renewable diesel production capacity by 40%

Green hydrotreater plant in Sweden increases renewable diesel production capacity by 40%

January 24, 2021 |

In Sweden, S&P Global Platts reports that the production capacity for renewable diesel made from materials like raw tall oil diesel, residues from the food industry and recycled frying oil, at Sweden’s Gothenburg refinery has increased 40% following a redevelopment of the green hydrotreater plant (GHT). “The redevelopment means that Preem has increased its domestic […]

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Preem boosts renewable diesel production 40%

Preem boosts renewable diesel production 40%

January 21, 2021 |

In Sweden, following a redevelopment of Preem’s Green Hydro Treater (GHT) plant in Gothenburg, the plant’s production capacity of renewable diesel is increased by 40 percent. And for the first time, the GHT plant is able to produce 100 percent renewable products. Focus on renewable fuels is a cornerstone of Preem’s business strategy and the […]

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Vattenfall and Preem moving forward on blue hydrogen

Vattenfall and Preem moving forward on blue hydrogen

January 20, 2021 |

In Sweden, the collaboration between Vattenfall and Swedish fuel company Preem, aimed at producing fossil-free hydrogen for biofuel production, is entering the next phase. A study is now being conducted to examine opportunities for building a large-scale production facility at the refinery in Lysekil in Sweden. Preem’s target of producing 5 million cubic meters of […]

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Conversion of Preem’s refinery to renewable diesel begins

Conversion of Preem’s refinery to renewable diesel begins

October 26, 2020 |

In Sweden, conversion of Preem’s refinery in Lysekil has begun. In the latest update to the refinery’s environmental permit, Preem will apply to establish the capacity for the large-scale production of renewable fuels at the refinery, which is estimated to reduce climate emissions by up to 1.7 million tons annually. In an initial phase, Preem […]

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Preem cancels refinery expansion plans in favor of renewables

Preem cancels refinery expansion plans in favor of renewables

September 28, 2020 |

In Sweden, Hydrocarbon Engineering reports that Preem has cancelled plans to expand refinery capacity at Lysekil intended for producing low sulfur petroleum products and will instead redirect the would-be investment towards expanding renewable fuel production. The company is already the country’s largest renewable fuel producer and aims to increase that position. It plans to submit […]

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Preem selects HydroFlex for renewable fuels plant with potential to save 2.5M tons CO2

Preem selects HydroFlex for renewable fuels plant with potential to save 2.5M tons CO2

March 15, 2020 |

In Sweden, Preem has chosen Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex renewable fuel technology to produce clean renewable diesel and jet fuel at their Gothenburg refinery in Sweden. The 16,000 barrels-per-day unit will have a yearly production capacity of approximately one million cubic meters of fuels which corresponds to about 25% of Sweden’s estimated consumption of renewable fuels […]

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