GHG accounting framework: Development of the GHG assessment indicator for the petroleum refinery sector
NABILA Farhana binti Jamaludin, NUR ‘Aifaa Syamimi Binti Shuhaimi, MUHAMMAD Fairis bin Hadipornamadownload PDF
Abstract. The petroleum refineries sector is one of the highest-ranked sectors in terms of GHG emissions per facility. As a way forward in managing climate change, GHG assessment has become crucial in achieving net zero emissions. The objective of this study is to develop appropriate measurements for GHG assessment performance for the Malaysia petroleum refinery sector. The framework includes establishing indicators and parameters to quantify and assess carbon footprint and to obtain an approximate measure for carbon footprint accounting. The overall methodology for the GHG assessment framework is separated into two main parts with a total of eight steps for this study to be completed, however in this study the focus is only on the familiarization of plant, determination of parameters and indicators and greenhouse gases mapping which are part of the indicator development. With all information of the study being prepared, the next goal is to develop a comprehensive framework that can be used in the petroleum refinery process for carbon footprint accounting.
Carbon Accounting, GHG Accounting, Framework, Assessment, Petroleum Refinery
Published online 5/20/2023, 8 pages
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Citation: NABILA Farhana binti Jamaludin, NUR ‘Aifaa Syamimi Binti Shuhaimi, MUHAMMAD Fairis bin Hadipornama, GHG accounting framework: Development of the GHG assessment indicator for the petroleum refinery sector, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 29, pp 362-369, 2023
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