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2014-01-21 12:22:09

Major Chinese producers to use UOP's Oleflex technology; 16th and 17th licenses for the technology since start of 2011 DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that two Chinese petrochemical producers have selected UOP process technology to help meet growing demand for high-value petrochemicals in China. Shandong Huachao Chemical Co., Ltd. will use the UOP C(4) Oleflex(TM) process to produce isobutylene, a key...

2013-09-18 08:23:19

Facility will house the largest capacity isobutylene production unit in China DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its technology has been selected to produce key ingredients for fuels and synthetic rubber in China. China's Panjin Heyun New Material Co. will use Honeywell's UOP C(4) Oleflex(TM) process to produce isobutylene, a key ingredient for fuels and synthetic rubber. This is UOP's third C(4) Oleflex...

2013-08-16 12:22:18

DUBLIN, August 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/62gdm2/isobutylene_cas) has announced the addition of the "Isobutylene (CAS 115-11-7) Market Research Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/62gdm2/isobutylene_cas ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Isobutylene (CAS 115-11-7) Market Research Report 2013 presents comprehensive data on...

2012-04-25 06:21:34

DES PLAINES, Ill., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its UOP C3 ­and C4 Oleflex(TM) processes have been selected by China's Shandong Chambroad Petrochemicals Co. to produce key petrochemicals. The plant will be the first in China, and only the second in the world, to combine both processes, which are used to produce propylene and isobutylene, respectively. Propylene is a building block material used in the production...

2011-02-04 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TPC Group Inc. (Nasdaq: TPCG) today announced that it has commenced the next steps toward the restart of certain of its dehydrogenation assets at the Company's Houston Operations with the approval by the Board of Directors of a detailed engineering study. These dehydrogenation assets would serve to provide isobutylene feedstock for the Company's rapidly growing fuels products and performance products, including polyisobutylenes, high purity...

2010-10-06 10:49:12

Global Bioenergies, located on the Genopole campus at Evry (France), announces the first prototype of its manufacturing process for the biological production of isobutene. It relies on the use of a bacterial strain harboring an artificial metabolic pathway created by the company. Global Bioenergies announces that it has reached a key milestone in the development of its process for the transformation of renewable resources into gaseous isobutene (also called isobutylene or methylpropene). An...

2010-08-09 10:21:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the completion of the 2010 World Butylenes Analysis, a global study that highlights key historical developments and future trends in supply, demand, production, capacity, trade, pricing and profitability for the period 2004 to 2014. Product coverage extends from butene-1, high purity isobutylene, MTBE and ETBE, to contained isobutylenes and contained normal butylenes, as well as major derivatives. The...

2010-06-27 07:40:00

Dear Editor, As CEO of  Global Bioenergies, I wish to exercise our right of reply concerning the article in Redorbit, published June 24, 2010, on the conversion of renewable resources into the hydrocarbon gas isobutylene, a key building block for manufacturing fuels and elastomers (1). In this article, prior art is ignored and only the recent work by Dr. Thomas Bobik from Iowa State University, describing a  reaction catalyzed by an undisclosed enzyme for generating isobutylene...

2010-06-24 16:13:49

A new green, bio-based method for producing a much-used fuel additive and industrial chemical that is currently made from petroleum products has been developed by an Iowa State University researcher. Thomas Bobik, professor of biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology, invented a process for manufacturing isobutene (isobutylene) by identifying a new, natural enzyme that produces the fuel organically. Bobik, along with David Gogerty, a doctoral student working with him on the project,...

2008-11-14 06:00:18

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ac5ecb/chinese_markets_fo) has announced the addition of the "Chinese Markets for Polyisobutylene" report to their offering. Chinas demand for Polyisobutylene has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow. This new study examines Chinas economic trends, investment environment, industry development, supply and demand, industry capacity, industry...