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Chevron Lummus Global awarded hydroprocessing technology contract

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Hydrocarbon Engineering,

Chevron Lummus Global LLC (CLG) has announced that it has been awarded a contract by Weifang Hongrun Petrochemical Technology Co. Ltd. for the licence and design of its 500 000 tpy white oil hydroprocessing unit and its 200 000 tpy food grade white oil unit, located in Shandong, China. CLG will design the units using its proprietary ISODEWAXING and ISOFINISHING technologies. The scope of work also includes the supply of catalysts and proprietary ISOMIX-e® internals.

“CLG is excited to be working with Weifang on this grassroots project, which, when complete, will be the largest food grade white oil unit in the world,” said Ujjal Mukherjee, CLG’s Managing Director. “This project will enable Weifang to produce the most premier white oil in the marketplace.”

CLG’s ISODEWAXING technology catalytically isomerises the molecular structure of wax into isoparafins, offering lower pour points and higher product yields. ISOFINISHING technology uses noble-metal catalysts to produce higher-quality base oils at lower temperatures.

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