Dow will retrofit fluidised catalytic dehydrogenation technology to its mixed-feed crackers in Plaquemine, Louisiana, to produce propylene.
Chevron Lummus Global has been awarded a contract by Weifang Hongrun Petrochemical Technology for two petrochemical units based in China.
PetroChina Guangdong Petrochemical will use Grace technology for a 500 000 tpy polypropylene facility.
Chevron Lummus Global will provide hydrotreating technology for Compañía Española de Petróleos’ refinery in Spain.
Clariant has announced that Hengli’s new dehydrogenation plant in China has been successfully started up.
Honeywell UOP’s catalytic dehydrogenation technology is being used in a 450 000 tpy petrochemicals unit in China belonging to Zhejiang Satellite.
BASF and the University of Heidelberg have signed a contract to extend their Catalysis Research Laboratory cooperation by three years.
Grace has licensed its UNIPOL polypropylene technology to Datong Coal Mine Group for a 430 000 tpy polypropylene facility in China.