Honeywell’s UOP process chosen for chemical production in China

31 January 2013 03:15  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, said on Thursday its UOP Oleflex process technology has been selected by China’s Longgang Chemical to produce key ingredients for fuels and synthetic rubber.

Longgang Chemical will use Honeywell’s UOP technology to process 175,000 tonnes of mixed butane feedstock annually at its facility in Dongying City, Shandong Province of east China, Honeywell said in statement.

The facility is expected to start up in 2015.

This is UOP’s second C4 Oleflex process license in China.

In addition to technology licensing, Honeywell’s UOP will provide basic engineering, catalysts, adsorbents, specialty equipment and engineering for the project.

Honeywell’s UOP C4 Oleflex process will be used to convert refinery-derived isobutane to isobutylene, a valuable petrochemical used in the production of fuels and synthetic rubber.

Longgang Chemical Co Ltd is a privately held, production and chemical raw materials export enterprise located in Shandong Province of east China.

By: Dolly Wu
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