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2011-02-01 03:29:00

DALLAS, February 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, 'Global Refinery Catalyst Market - FCC ,HTC , HCC by units, geography, ingredients and applications (2010 - 2015)' ( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/refinery-catalyst-advanced-te chnologies-and-global-market-84.html), published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the total global refinery catalyst market is expected to be worth US$3.4 billion by 2015 . The global market...

2011-01-13 17:52:37

Researchers from Cardiff University are opening up a new way of using hydrocarbon feedstocks to make a range of valuable products. Hydrocarbons are an extremely important energy resource but, although widely available from fossil fuels, are extremely difficult to activate and require very high temperatures in current industrial processes. For the first time, the Cardiff study has shown that the primary carbon-hydrogen bonds in toluene, a hydrocarbon widely used as an industrial material, can...

2010-12-07 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from CPC Corporation, Taiwan (CPC) to design and license Jacobs' proprietary EUROCLAUS® technology for a desulfurization unit as part of the Ta-Lin refinery expansion project in Kaoshiung, Taiwan. Officials did not disclose the contract or investment values, but noted that Jacobs will execute the project from its office in Leiden, The...

2010-12-06 15:03:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) and Petrobras announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build a world scale hydroprocessing catalyst (HPC) production plant on the site of their existing joint venture Fabrica Carioca de Catalisadores SA (FCC SA) in Santa Cruz, Brazil. The new facility will complement existing production of fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts. (Logo:...

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...