All articles by Nikki Thompson

Nikki Thompson

Ensuring reliable fuel cell performance: the importance of cathode air filtration

Toxin and particles in the atmosphere can have a detrimental impact on the performance of fuel cells, so how can operators ensure that their unit is robust and fit for purpose?

Myth busting: Do activated carbon filters deliver on their promise to improve air hygiene for bacteria and viruses?

Covid-19 and its mutations have prompted numerous studies to assess the impact of ventilation on transmission rates. New research examines the effectiveness of activated carbon cartridges in air-handling units for the filtration of bacteria and viruses.

Machinery performance, fuel consumption and downtime: Overcoming construction’s complex challenges

Paul Moxham, business consultant at Texaco Lubricants, returns to discuss the company’s role in the construction sector.

Decarbonising the cement industry: building a sustainable future

From Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to utilising alternative fuels, there are a number of decarbonisation strategies being implemented by the cement industry to reduce CO2 emissions. Despite this, the industry is still falling short of targets to meet long-term net zero goals by 2050.

How lubricants can keep your machinery moving

Texaco’s advanced lubricants deliver protection and reliable performance, helping equipment owners avoid breakdowns and unexpected costs.

Will the need for green ammonia drive the demand for renewable hydrogen?

As the world works towards net zero by 2050, the industry is looking for new ways to lower their emissions and find fossil fuel alternatives. Both hydrogen and ammonia will play key roles in creating a more sustainable future as a source and carrier of energy. Decarbonising the production of hydrogen and ammonia will help make them more commercially competitive and increase demand, but is it enough?

Premium performance and equipment protection with Texaco HDAX 9500 SAE 40

In 2022, Texaco Lubricants launched Texaco HDAX 9500 SAE 40, a key product in Texaco’s comprehensive range of advanced technology gas engine lubricants. As with many products under the HDAX brand, Texaco HDAX 9500 SAE 40 helps to deliver optimised equipment protection and performance, whilst helping many products maximise operational efficiency and output productivity.