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SK Innovation’s endeavor to achieve Decarbonization by taking Green Transformation ⑦ SK Geo Centric obtained ISCC Plus Certificate and revealed plan of using renewable naphtha
2021.10.25
  In the 7th episode of “SK Innovation’s endeavor to achieve Decarbonization” series, let’s explore another Green Transformation case of SK Geo Centric, which has introduced renewable naphtha to produce more eco-friendly products. Choi Ahn-seop, Head of Optimization & DT Office, SK Geo Centric, will walk us through to learn what it is and why ...
SK Innovation’s endeavor to achieve Decarbonization by taking Green Transformation ⑥ SK Innovation Ulsan Complex’s Carbon Capture – Utilization – Storage Business
2021.10.20
  As the sixth of the series, we will visit SK Innovation Ulsan Complex (hereinafter “Ulsan CLX”), which  has sharpened its technological edge by adding Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) technology to its carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and sales business that it has been pursuing.   Let’s hear from two leaders working at SK Energy: ...
SK Innovation’s endeavor to achieve Decarbonization by taking Green Transformation ⑤ SK Lubricants aims for “Zero environmental concerns” to make a green sustainable future.
2021.10.15
  As the fifth episode of the series to see the efforts of SK Innovation subsidiaries toward decarbonization, we are going to learn more about SK Lubricants’ eco-friendly lubricant project for green transformation aimed at sustainable future.   From the commercials to the products, SK Lubricants is earnestly setting the examples to build an eco-friendly ...
SK Innovation’s endeavor to achieve Decarbonization by taking Green Transformation ④ SK Incheon Petrochem takes an initiative in energy upcycling through a Process Heat Source Recovery Project
2021.10.06
  The very site of green transformation where you can actually eye-witness SK Innovation affiliates’ commitment to decarbonization! As the fourth episode of this series, we present SK Incheon Petrochem’s process heat source recovery project, which involves energy upcycling in which waste heat from processes is recollected to produce cooling and heating energy for local ...
The North American pickup juggernaut is going Electric
2021.10.05
▲ A Ford’s F-150 Lightning car that uses SK Innovation’s battery cells displayed at SK Innovation’s booth at InterBattery 2021   The first time I saw a large American pickup truck, I was shocked. Shocked at just how HUGE they are. It was around 2002, a then new Toyota Tundra, that Toyota Australia had brought ...
SK Innovation’s endeavor to achieve Decarbonization by taking Green Transformation ③ SK Geo Centric tackles plastic waste issues with pyrolysis technology
2021.09.27
  Setting its eyes on building a greener planet, SK Geo Centric (SKGC) completely revamped itself to achieve eco-friendly innovation and is proposing a blueprint for a plastic ecosystem reshaped by pyrolysis technology. Let’s find out how SKGC is taking Green Transformation through this technology through an interview with Lee Jong-hyuk, a leader of SKGC’s ...
SK Innovation’s endeavor to achieve Decarbonization by taking Green Transformation ② SK Innovation & SK Energy take the initiative in accomplishing Net Zero with CCS technology
2021.09.20
  In the previous episode of this series, we visited SK Innovation Ulsan Complex, where the fuel for power boilers was changed from Bunker-C to eco-friendly LNG. This time, let’s find out more about the Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) business on which SK Innovation and SK Energy are working.   Since climate action has ...
The conditions for a well prepared battery business
2021.09.14
▲ CEO of SK Innovation Kim Jun revealed the company’s strategies at “SK Innovation Story Day” event held at the Conrad Hotel in Seoul, South Korea on July 1st   The budding electric vehicle (EV) market is pushing making major automakers and countries to increase investment in electrification more than ever. China, the largest car ...
What make SK Energy’s asphalt products special? The story behind the asphalt that reduces potholes
2021.09.10
  The frequent rainfalls during the rainy season tend to ascend the risk of road pavement damage. When rainwater permeates into cracks on the asphalt pavement, it may give rise to potholes*, which are also called “land mines on the road.” It also increases the risk of accidents induced by aquaplaning**. To tackle this recurring ...
SK Innovation’s endeavor to achieve Decarbonization by taking Green Transformation ① SK Innovation Ulsan Complex replaces Bunker-C boiler with eco-friendly LNG
2021.09.08
  In the special event “Story Day” held on July 1st, SK Innovation announced the Green Transformation strategy that aims to switch the existing petrochemical industry to a green one. So how is the company taking this transformation? Let’s find the answers through our new series: SK Innovation’s endeavor to achieve Decarbonization by taking Green ...
NH Investment & Securities forecast a strong growth of SK IE Technology in line with the expansion of SK Innovation
2021.09.07
–   In a report published on September 6, Ju Min-woo, a researcher from NH Investment & Securities pointed out four major issues that would exert an influence over the secondary (rechargeable) battery industry including ▲the policy direction of the Biden Administration in the U.S., ▲ the direction of the battery technology advancement, ▲ the ...
How SK Global Chemical is treading the road less traveled ① Genuine interest in Green Transformation
2021.08.23
  SK Global Chemical is a petrochemical company that started Korea’s first naphtha cracking center (NCC) as the main chemical process. However, in March last year, the company announced that it planned to shut down the NCC and the EPDM (ethylene-propylene diene monomer, a synthetic rubber) production in SK Innovation Ulsan Complex (“Ulsan CLX”). Soon ...