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2010-11-10 09:43:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) has selected UOP to provide all of the process technologies for two new maximum diesel refineries to be built in Brazil. UOP hydrocracking and hydrotreating technologies will be used to produce high-quality diesel fuel from Brazilian national crude oils at two new refineries. Petrobras plans to construct a two-train 600,000 barrel per day...

2010-09-28 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that HC Petrochem Co., Ltd. has selected UOP to provide technology for an expansion of its petrochemicals plant in Daesan, South Korea. HC Petrochem Co., Ltd., a joint venture between Japan's Cosmo Oil and South Korea's Hyundai Oilbank, will use the UOP Parex(TM) process and the UOP Isomar(TM) process to help triple production of high-purity para-xylene to support growing,...

2010-07-06 09:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Total Petrochemicals has successfully demonstrated UOP technology that will enable the use of feedstocks other than petroleum to produce plastics and other petrochemicals. A demonstration unit built by Total Petrochemicals at its complex in Feluy, Belgium, used UOP/Hydro MTO methanol-to-olefins technology to convert methanol to ethylene and propylene. The propylene was then...

2010-06-23 11:49:00

BEIJING, June 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- LianDi Clean Technology Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LNDT), ("LianDi" or the "Company"), a leading provider of clean technology, downstream flow equipment, engineering services and software to China's leading petroleum and petrochemical companies, today announced that it intends to purchase a 16.5-acre land parcel in the Tianjin Port Industry Area for approximately $5.9 million. The Company intends to use the land to construct a new...

2010-06-22 11:15:00

PORT ALLEN, La., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's largest suppliers of catalysts for the refining industry, Criterion Catalysts & Technologies L.P., officially opened its flagship, world-scale catalyst manufacturing facility in Port Allen, Louisiana, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony today. The event featured dignitaries including Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Secretary Stephen Moret, Louisiana Deputy Secretary of State Steve Windham and West Baton Rouge Parish...

2010-02-23 07:00:00

WESTMINSTER, Mass., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TechPrecision Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: TPCS) ("TechPrecision", or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer of large-scale, high-precision machined metal fabrications with customers in the alternative energy, medical, nuclear, defense, aerospace and other commercial industries, today announced the execution of a three-year exclusive U.S. agreement to manufacture DAF-based (dissolved air flotation) water treatment systems for Sionix...

2010-01-05 03:39:00

WILMINGTON, Delaware, January 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The new market research report, 'Global Refinery Catalyst Market' (2009 - 2014)', published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com) analyzes the major trends in the global refinery catalyst market. The report identifies and discusses the primary market drivers, restraints, and opportunities for the various products, ingredients and technologies in different geographic regions. Browse in-depth TOC on refinery catalyst....

2009-12-02 16:59:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Petroleum Refining Catalysts - Global Market Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164400/Petroleum-Refining-Catalysts---Global-Market-Opportunities.html Rising environmental concerns is leading to a tightening of legislation on transportation fuel quality, with several governments across the world enforcing restrictions on the levels of sulfur, nitrogen,...

2009-11-11 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the completion of the 2010 World Light Olefins Analysis, an annual global study that covers past and future developments in supply, demand, production, capacity, trade, pricing and profitability of the global Ethylene and Propylene industry for the period 2004 to 2014. Included with each analysis is 12 months access to CMAI's online capacity and supply/demand databases with a mid-term supply/demand update...

2009-10-15 15:30:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Albemarle Corporation, (NYSE: ALB) www.albemarle.com, a global leader in developing innovative specialty chemicals, catalysts and sustainable clean energy solutions, along with its consortium partners Lummus Technology and Neste Oil, will receive the esteemed 2010 Award for Affordable Green Chemistry from the American Chemical Society, ("ACS") for AlkyClean, a cutting edge solid acid alkylation technology invented and commercialized by...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'