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2014-04-16 20:21:07

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/62kmcf/research_and) has announced the addition of the "Research and Forecast of China Oil Refining Catalyst Market, 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/62kmcf/research_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) For recent two years, under the affection of the promotion of new fuel standard,...

2014-04-04 12:22:07

DUBLIN, Apr. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h2gg5m/naphtha_market ) has announced the addition of the "Naphtha Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Naphtha which can be found in shale oil or refined petroleum and coal tar is a highly versatile commodity. Coal tar naphtha is a volatile commercial...

2014-02-21 23:00:13

MarketReportsChina.com adds “Research and Forecast of China Oil Refining Catalyst Market, 2014-2018” report to its research database. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 In 2013, the global oil refining catalyst market scale reached USD 3.13 billion with the average annual growth of 2%. Among that, the hydrogenation catalyst had the scale of USD 1.066 billion with the average annual growth of 2.36%; the FCC catalyst had the scale of USD 907 million with the average annual growth of...

2013-10-02 10:58:48

If we're to meet a goal set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Renewable Fuels Standard to use 36 billion gallons per year of biofuels—mostly ethanol—the nation must expand its infrastructure for transporting and storing ethanol. Currently, ethanol is transported via trucks, trains, and barges. For the large volumes required in the future, transportation by pipeline is considered to be the most efficient method to get it to customers. The integrity and safety of pipelines...

2013-04-10 16:23:24

BATON ROUGE, La., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global leader in the production and servicing of catalytic refinery solutions, announced today that it will increase global prices of its line of FCC catalysts by approximately $350/MT effective immediately, or as contracts allow. This price increase will enable Albemarle's Heavy Oil Upgrading business to continue its focus on product quality, innovation and services. (Logo:...

2012-09-25 23:00:56

Steve Adelkoff, President of RMG, explains how the pricing advantage of natural gas liquids as a petrochemical feedstock relative to oil has changed everything in the petrochemicals industry. This sustainable competitive advantage will make the Tri-State Region (PA, OH, WV) a world-class center of petrochemical production. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Steve Adelkoff, President of Renewable Manufacturing Gateway (RMG) and Chief Financial Officer of Aither Chemicals, LLC (Aither)...

2012-08-01 06:21:46

DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has been selected by Russia's Lukoil to provide technology to produce blending components used to make high-octane gasoline and petrochemicals at its facility in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. Lukoil will license an integrated suite of Honeywell's UOP technologies to produce high-quality gasoline blending components; propylene, a building block material used in the production of films...

2012-06-12 02:22:25

HOUSTON, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today was awarded a $4.5 million grant by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a catalyst-assisted technology to improve the energy efficiency of producing ethylene from ethane gas while emitting less greenhouse gases (GHG). The grant was one of 13 projects announced today by DOE to receive more than $54 million for initiatives aimed at increasing energy efficiency and reducing costs of U.S. manufacturing....

2011-08-22 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomatica announced its successful production of pound quantities of butadiene made from renewable feedstocks. This achievement confirms the technical viability of Genomatica's bio-based manufacturing process for the dedicated, on-purpose production of butadiene. Butadiene is one of the seven basic chemicals at the core of the chemical industry and is an important ingredient used to make products such as tires, engineering polymers and latex...

2011-07-05 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that China's Wison (Nanjing) Clean Energy Company Ltd. has selected UOP technology to convert methanol into building blocks for chemical products at an existing coal chemical complex in China. The project will be the first commercial-scale installation of Honeywell UOP's advanced MTO methanol-to-olefins solution, which allows petrochemical producers to use methanol from natural gas...