The concern surrounding carbon dioxide (CO2) supply chain shortages continues in the UK and parts of Europe this week, with the industry working hard to mitigate the impact for its customers.
Against the backdrop of soaring natural gas prices and the squeeze this is putting on both the energy sector and various industries in Europe, further fertiliser plant closures have now been confirmed.
A new carbon dioxide (CO2) supply crisis could be set to emerge in the days and weeks ahead, with the fertiliser industry under strain from soaring natural gas prices and the subsequent effect of plant closures on ammonia production.
Following the EU’s crackdown on fluorinated greenhouse gas (F-gas) use, CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, has moved towards carbon dioxide (CO2) refrigeration technology for its ATLAS and CMS tracking detector experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
UK-based synthetic fuel manufacturer Zero Petroleum has secured funding to the tune of £200,000 from investor syndicate Raising Partners Angels, of which Formula One (F1) icon and broadcaster Damon Hill is a member.