Roadmap to a carbon-neutral refinery by 2050 – Nature cover article

Would it be possible to build a refinery that is completely fossil-free, and thereby significantly contributing to a carbon-neutral society by as early as 2050? According to two of our professors it is. In a highly visionary Nature article, Bert Weckhuysen and Eelco Vogt present a roadmap in which oil refineries could be reinvented to be completely fossil-free. Processes will be electrified if possible, and raw materials will change to CO2, agricultural and municipal waste. “We wanted to see what would be needed to make a fossil-free refinery and took that to the extreme.” Interested? Read more on the ISCC website!