Engineering & Design

A novel deep catalytic cracking technology for residue-to-chemicals processes

Gong, J., Zhang, J., Zhang, Z., Wei, X., Chang, X., Zhu, J., SINOPEC Research Institute of Petroleum Processing; Wu, L., SINOPEC Engineering Inc.; Cao, D., China Petroleum and Chemical Corp.; Ma, Q., SINOPEC Anqing Co.

Over the past two decades, annual global demands for refined products and basic petrochemicals have increased by approximately 1.3% and 3.5%, respectively.

Flexibility in catalyst technology for improved bottoms upgrading

Bottoms product from fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) is typically one of the least valuable products from a refinery.

Business Trends: Quality in construction: Taking a holistic approach

When it comes to quality in construction projects, it is easy to focus only on materials and installation—it makes sense that high-quality components lead to a high-quality end product.

Solving maldistribution: Catalyst loading and why it matters

Maas, E., Sigaud, J., Shell Catalysts & Technologies; Poussin, G., Caldas, T., CREALYST-Oil

Are your reactor yields lower than forecast? Does your fixed-bed catalytic reactor suffer from hotspots?

PKN ORLEN completes three transactions in Poland with Aramco

PKN ORLEN has finalized three transactions with Aramco involving refining, wholesale and plane fuel businesses, following PKN ORLEN’s merger with Grupa LOTOS.

Clariant’s NiSat 310 catalyst adds polishing touch to Evonik-tkIS HPPO process at propylene oxide plant in China

Clariant Catalysts has teamed up with Evonik and thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (tkIS) in a major propylene oxide project for one of China’s largest rubber producers.

Honeywell and Environ intend to advance plastics circularity in Egypt through MoU

Honeywell has signed an MoU with Egypt’s Environ Adapt for Recycling Industries with the aim of advancing plastics recycling in the country.

Neste and CIM enable the supply of SAF to France to support meeting local SAF blending obligations

Neste and CIM, part of NOVEN Group in France, the leading independent French group of companies providing oil storage and supply services, are pleased to announce their collaboration to enable the supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel into France.

Atlantic Aviation offers consistent supply of SAF at all Colorado locations

Furthering its commitment to sustainability leadership, Atlantic Aviation, in partnership with Avfuel Corporation and Neste, has established a continuous supply of SAF at all four of the company’s FBO locations in Colorado.

Siemens to supply electric vehicle chargers for Electromin’s planned charging network in Saudi Arabia

Siemens agreed to supply Electromin, the e-Mobility unit of Saudi Arabia’s lubricants and automotive services company Petromin, with electric vehicle (EV) chargers for its planned development of a Kingdom- and region-wide charging network.