Shandong Tianhong Chemical Co. Ltd. has chosen Honeywell UOP’s C3 Oleflex™ propane dehydrogenation (PDH) technology to produce 250 000 tpy of polymer-grade propylene at its facility at Dongying in China’s Shandong Province.
Honeywell will provide licensing, the process design package, proprietary and non-proprietary equipment, on-site operator training, technical services for startup and continuing operation, and key catalysts and adsorbents for the project. The announcement marks Honeywell’s 32nd award in China for Oleflex technology.
“Customers such as Shandong Tianhong Chemical need to build and start up their propylene plants quickly so they can accelerate their return on investment,” said John Gugel, Vice President and General Manager of Honeywell UOP’s Process Technology and Equipment business. “Honeywell UOP helps them achieve this with Oleflex technology, which is extremely efficient and features a proven basic design package that significantly shortens the build schedule.”
The technology uses catalytic dehydrogenation to convert propane to propylene and is designed to have a low cash cost of production and high return on investment. Its low energy consumption, low emissions and fully recyclable, platinum-alumina-based catalyst system minimises its impact on the environment. The independent reaction and regeneration sections enable steady-state operations, improved operating flexibility, and a high on-stream factor and reliability.
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