December 2011

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HP Construction: South America

PEMEX has acquired 45 of the latest Model 5100 HD series gas analyzers from AMETEK Process Instruments to monitor moisture levels in natural gas at monitoring stations throughout Mexico. Based on tuna..

Meche, Helen, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

PEMEX has acquired 45 of the latest Model 5100 HD series gas analyzers from AMETEK Process Instruments to monitor moisture levels in natural gas at monitoring stations throughout Mexico. Based on tunable diode-laser absorption spectroscopy, the analyzers provide a non-contact, rapid-response approach to measuring moisture in natural gas. BASF is strengthening its position in the superabsorbent polymers (SAP) market with investments in local production sites in fast-growing emerging markets. In South America, BASF will build a SAP plant in Camaçari, Brazil, with a capacity of 60,000 metric tpy. Production is expected to start in late 2014. In China, BASF-YPC Co., Ltd., a 50-50 joi

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