Royal Vopak (Vopak) is the world’s leading independent tank storage company. Including joint ventures and associates, the company employs an international workforce of over 5500 people, and the man in overall charge of this fascinating and innovative business is Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO, Eelco Hoekstra
In Carey Davis’ words, America is definitely trending greener in its energy initiatives. While solar and wind are still the primary drivers of green energy, the Executive Vice President of Georgia Renewable Power (GRP) holds that these are not dispatchable like biomass, and the latter realisation is driving the launch of more and more biomass-to-energy initiatives.
The area around the town of Grangemouth, Scotland, has long been at the forefront of innovation and technology, ever since shale oil refining began to shape its industrial landscape in the 1850’s. Since 1924, Grangemouth Refinery has been the main industry of the town, and the wider Falkirk council area, existing as the country’s only crude oil refinery and one of the largest facilities of its kind anywhere in Europe
The geography of Gibraltar, located to the south of Spain on the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, makes it one of the most unique locations in Europe, if not the world. With its landscape dominated by the iconic Rock of Gibraltar, it sits alongside the logistically important Strait of Gibraltar – the only water passage between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean – and holds the status of being a British Overseas Territory with its own democratically elected government
The process of liberalisation of Jordan’s downstream petroleum sector has been in progress for over ten years now. Since 2008, the market monopoly of the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company (JPRC) has been unbundled after the expiry of the latter’s concession agreement for the supply of petroleum products with the Arab nation’s Government