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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:...

2013-04-02 08:20:42

Complex will be one of the largest in the world to produce aromatics, key building blocks for plastics, synthetics fibers DES PLAINES, Ill., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its technology has been selected to produce key petrochemicals in a new complex in Brunei. Brunei Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of China's Zhejiang Hengyi Group Co., will use several of Honeywell's UOP technologies to produce aromatics, which...

2013-03-12 08:23:26

New UOP SeparexTM Select membrane element improves contaminant removal, meaning less loss of valuable methane and natural gas liquids DES PLAINES, Ill., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, today announced the launch of a new membrane element that more efficiently removes contaminants from natural gas and reduces the amount of valuable methane and natural gas liquids (NGLs) lost during the contaminant removal process. Honeywell's UOP Separex(TM)...

2013-02-26 04:20:32

ALBANY, New York, February 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) has released a new market report titled "Refinery (FCC, Hydrocracking, Catalytic Reforming), Synthesis, Polymer & Environmental Catalyst Market - Global Industry Analysis by Material (Zeolites, Metal, Others), by Type (Homogenous & Heterogeneous), Catalyst Regeneration (Off-site & On-site), Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 -...

2013-02-21 08:25:13

DES PLAINES, Ill., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its technology has been selected by the largest refiner in Kazakhstan to help it upgrade its facility and boost the production of gasoline and diesel. KazMunaiGas' (KMG) Pavlodar Oil Chemical Refinery (POCR) will use a range of UOP processes and services to modernize its facility in Northeast Kazakhstan Province, allowing it to meet Euro-5 standards aimed at reducing motor vehicle...

2013-02-13 17:40:06

The PhD thesis of Aingeru Remiro-Eguskiza, a chemical engineer of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), deals with the quest for a process to produce hydrogen from bio-oil that has a lower impact on the environment than the process using current routes. The gradual increase in the price of crude oil and the negative environmental consequences that its use entails are putting us on the threshold of a change of energy model that will need to be tackled over the coming decades....

2013-02-01 23:00:06

The Desmet Ballestra Group has Entered into a Sales Agreement with an Edible Oil Refinery in Argentina; the System, that can Process 300 Tons of Oil Daily, will be Installed in the Third Fiscal Quarter of 2013 Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Cavitation Technologies, Inc. (CTi) (OTCBB: CVAT: Berlin) (Stuttgart: WTC) announced today that the Desmet Ballestra Group, CTi´s strategic partner since 2010 and licensee of the company´s vegetable oil refining technology, has...

2013-01-28 12:22:48

HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced today the company has purchased Chevron's Waste Water Treatment (WWT) Process, a technology that improves the efficiency of petroleum refineries. The WWT Process is a proprietary, two-stage sour water stripping process that separates ammonia and hydrogen sulfide streams from sour waters generated by a refinery's process units. The technology also allows debottlenecking of sulfur plants and can reduce the cost of new sulfur units,...

2013-01-07 08:37:07

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 30DC, Inc. (OTC: TDCH), a provider of web-based tools for the monetization of digital content and 50% joint venture owner of the rapidly growing MagCast Publishing Platform, announced today it has acquired the remaining 50% of the MagCast platform from Netbloo Media Ltd together with the outright purchase of the Market ProMax online marketing platform in an all-stock transaction. The MagCast joint venture was formed in May of 2012 between 30DC and...

2013-01-04 16:21:02

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rain CII Carbon LLC USA ("Rain CII") has completed the previously announced acquisition of RUETGERS N.V. ("RUETGERS"), a Belgium-headquartered Coal Tar Pitch ("CTP") and Chemicals manufacturer, from funds managed by Triton ("Triton"), after receiving the necessary regulatory approvals. Rain CII acquired 100% of the shares of RUETGERS pursuant to an agreement with Triton for a gross enterprise value of EUR702.0 million plus certain contingent...