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2011-07-05 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that China's Wison (Nanjing) Clean Energy Company Ltd. has selected UOP technology to convert methanol into building blocks for chemical products at an existing coal chemical complex in China. The project will be the first commercial-scale installation of Honeywell UOP's advanced MTO methanol-to-olefins solution, which allows petrochemical producers to use methanol from natural gas...

2011-06-23 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has been selected by the Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Co. (Takreer) to provide key technology for a new petrochemical production unit in the United Arab Emirates. The new propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit will use UOP's C3 Oleflex (TM) technology to convert propane to propylene, a material used in the production of materials such as films and packaging. The unit is expected to...

2011-06-06 19:58:18

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Researchers Play Key Role in Development of "Closed Loop" Artificial Pancreas Engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are combining automation techniques from oil refining and other diverse areas to help create a closed-loop artificial pancreas. The device will automatically monitor blood sugar levels and administer insulin to patients with Type 1 diabetes, and aims to remove much of the guesswork for those living with the chronic disease....

2011-05-25 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its technology has been selected for a new transportation fuel refinery to be built in Iraq. The State Company for Oil Projects (SCOP), under the Ministry of Oil for Iraq, has selected Honeywell's UOP to provide key technologies to process 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) of domestic crude oil into gasoline and diesel fuel at the new facility in Nassiriya, Iraq. Honeywell's UOP...

2011-03-11 14:38:22

ASSR could reduce amount of heat needed in purification process Natural gas extracted from the nation's coal beds and methane-rich geologic features must first be purged of hydrogen sulfide before it can be used as fuel. Until now, processing methods have often proved to be inefficient, requiring large amounts of heat. But a team of Battelle researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has discovered a method that could dramatically cut the amount of heat...

2011-03-02 06:00:00

ATLANTA and SYDNEY, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Promax Applications Group (www.promaxtpo.com), a world-leading specialist in trade promotions planning, management and optimization solutions, today announced that Kimberly-Clark Corporation has selected Promax PX as its North America Trade Promotion Management (TPM) and Optimization (TPO) solution provider. Kimberly-Clark, manufacturer of some of the world's most recognized consumer brands sold in more than 150 countries, has embraced...

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:...


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