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2012-03-09 02:28:53

A team of researchers at Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering have discovered that individual atoms can catalyze industrially important chemical reactions such as the hydrogenation of acetylene, offering potentially significant economic and environmental benefits. Hydrogenation — the addition of hydrogen atoms to an organic compound — is critical to the food, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries. Hydrogenation requires the presence of...

2011-10-05 07:00:00

BioCee, a Minnesota-based material science and industrial biotechnology company, announced today that it has signed an asset purchase and license agreement to access certain technology from Verenium Corporation, a leading industrial biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of high-performance enzymes, for the development of an environmentally-friendly biological method of removing sulfur from oil and oil distillates Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) October 05, 2011...

2011-08-18 16:35:00

SULPHUR, La., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 9:00 am, Rain CII officially began construction of a Heat Recovery Project at the Rain CII Sulphur, LA plant. Rain CII's expansion will create five new direct industrial jobs while retaining 47 existing jobs. During the project, Rain CII has estimated employing 140 workers during a 14-month construction process. The project represents a $70 million capital investment from Rain CII. (Photo:...

2011-08-12 00:00:03

McLaren Software raises the importance of Document Management and Control to support sucessful and efficient plant shutdowns and turnarounds. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 McLaren Software, a subsidiary of the IDOX plc, and leader in Engineering Document Management and Control applications has sponsored a study into best practices for plant turnarounds / shutdowns by T.A. Cook. Any major turnaround / shutdown in the process industry have dramatic repercussions on the company annual...

2011-08-09 09:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries (Orpic) has selected UOP/Foster Wheeler technology to help process heavy oil and expand fuel and petrochemicals production at a refinery in Sohar, Oman. Orpic will use the UOP/Foster Wheeler Solvent Deasphalting (SDA) process technology to convert heavy crude to low-contaminant deasphalted oil, a product that is further processed in...

2011-08-03 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has formed a licensing alliance with ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company (EMRE) to offer integrated solutions for the production of lubricant oils and high-quality fuels. The agreement between Honeywell UOP and EMRE will provide a one-stop solution for refiners to maximize production levels of both lubricant oils and diesel fuel. The alliance brings together...


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