Quantcast
Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 13:30 EDT

Latest Aromatic hydrocarbons Stories

2012-08-22 02:21:17

DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Dr. Santi Kulprathipanja has been selected to receive the 2012 American Institute of Chemical Engineers' (AIChE) Gerhold Award. Kulprathipanja was recognized for the development of process technology used to produce a key ingredient for polyester and food packaging. "Santi is one of UOP's most distinguished researchers. He currently holds 112 patents, which is the...

2012-07-25 23:00:51

According to court documents, on July 5th, 2012, the widow of Ricky Perrio, Diana Perrio, filed a lawsuit in Jefferson County District Court (case no. B192-652) alleging her husband developed chronic lymphocytic leukemia and died as a result of his regular exposure to benzene during work at the Port Arthur facilities of the defendants. Benzene is a petroleum product, originally manufactured from coal tar that is used as a component in multiple industrial and consumer products. Benzene is also...

2012-04-30 20:10:05

A team of chemical engineers led by Paul J. Dauenhauer of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has discovered a new, high-yield method of producing the key ingredient used to make plastic bottles from biomass. The process is inexpensive and currently creates the chemical p-xylene with an efficient yield of 75-percent, using most of the biomass feedstock, Dauenhauer says. The research is published in the journal ACS Catalysis. Dauenhauer, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at...

2012-03-19 10:27:45

They contain hydrocarbons including benzene In a new study, researchers from the Colorado School of Public Health have shown that air pollution caused by hydraulic fracturing or fracking may contribute to acute and chronic health problems for those living near natural gas drilling sites. "Our data show that it is important to include air pollution in the national dialogue on natural gas development that has focused largely on water exposures to hydraulic fracturing," said Lisa McKenzie,...

2012-03-15 06:56:00

ALBANY, New York, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) Market: Global Market Analysis & Forecast (2009 - 2016)", [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/toluene-diisocyanate-market.html ]Global TDImarket reached 5.8 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach 7.6 billion by 2016, growing at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2011 to 2016. The TDI...

2012-01-18 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has been selected by Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co., Ltd. to provide technologies for the production of key petrochemicals and high-quality diesel and jet fuel at its complex in Daesan, South Korea. The integrated aromatics complex will be the first to employ the latest energy-efficient designs from UOP, allowing Samsung to reduce energy consumption by 33 percent and...

2012-01-10 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has been selected by South Korea's Kumho P&B Chemicals, Inc. to provide technology to produce key petrochemicals for the manufacture of plastics. Honeywell's UOP Q-Max(TM) and UOP Phenol(TM) process technologies will be integrated at Kumho's Yeosu, South Korea, facility to produce high-quality phenol. According to industry consultants, the demand for materials...

2011-09-14 14:46:46

Several new studies of air and water near the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill conclude that cleanup workers may have escaped harm from one of the most worrisome groups of potentially toxic substances in the oil, according to an article in Chemical & Engineering News (CEN), ACS's weekly news magazine. But it cites concerns that another group of potentially harmful chemicals did escape from the water and could create a health hazard for cleanup workers. The article, by C&EN...

2011-08-25 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has been selected by Jiangsu Haili Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. to provide key technologies to produce propylene, cumene and phenol at its facility in Dafeng City, Jiangsu Province, China. The facility will use UOP C3( )Oleflex(TM) process technology to convert propane to propylene, a substance used in the production of materials such as films and packaging. Additionally, the...

2011-06-19 00:02:33

On June 16, 2011, Scott Monroe, a 20 year old resident of Roxana, Illinois filed a leukemia personal injury lawsuit in the Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, Madison County, Illinois, Scott Monore v. Shell Oil Company et al., Case No. 11-L- 577, against Shell Oil Company, and BP Products North America, Inc, alleging he developed acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) as a result of benzene released into the groundwater, ground, and air in and around his home and the high school, middle school...