Motor Oil had the pleasure of welcoming its AURORA partners at the Refinery in Agioi Theodoroi, Corinthos, Greece, last week, 11th to 15th March 2024. 

The whole week was devoted to on-site measurements carried out by SINTEF experts, using specialised instruments for gas and particle analysis on the hydrogen production unit (HPU), which is at the heart of the AURORA project.  

The visit kicked-off with an induction session to health and safety rules, the cornerstone of Motor Oil procedures, followed by equipment set-up at the HPU. The results of the measurements will be used to provide insights for the assessment of flue gas composition fluctuations regarding the selected process.  

Motor Oil as a case of a CO2-intensive industry and potential end-user of such carbon capture technology will develop a conceptual study for a full-chain CCUS assessment in view of the project results. 


This is a real example of how innovation activities of a Horizon Europe research project can create valuable collaborations with esteemed partners, building further on their knowledge and paving the way for the decarbonisation strategy of the industry.