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23 July 2021 | Open Access

Styrene is an important commodity chemical that is highly energy and CO2 intensive to produce. Here, authors report a redox-oxidative dehydrogenation scheme and a tailored core-shell redox catalyst to convert ethylbenzene to styrene with up to 91.4% single-pass yield and 82% energy savings.

Pore-scale imaging and analysis of low salinity waterflooding in a heterogeneous carbonate rock at reservoir conditions

A multidisciplinary method for managing triggered seismicity is developed using detailed subsurface information to calibrate geomechanical and earthquake source physics models, and is applied to the Val d’Agri oil field in seismically active southern Italy.

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02 March 2021 | Open Access

Research | 25 February 2021

Energy transition and the impacts on gas(es)

Session 1: Energy transition and impact on gas flows

Transitioning to Net-Zero: CCUS and the Role of Oil and Gas Producing Countries

The Workshop will consist of three sessions:

The Oil and the Middle East Research Programme of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies was established in 2009. It is dedicated to the advanced study of contemporary oil markets, production, consumption and policy. With a historical focus on the resource-rich economies of the Middle East, research on the Programme.

Land-based LNG import terminals were introduced in the 1960s to import LNG from the first liquefaction plants in Algeria and the USA and dispatch gas into national distribution grids. Since then, some 150 LNG import terminals have been built around the world. In the last 20 years there has been a growth in the number of floating LNG import terminals.