Hydrocracking

CB&I awarded contract for hydrocracking unit for Afipsky refinery expansion

THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- CB&I announced it has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $460 million by NefteGazIndustriya, LLC, through project developer China National Chemical Engineering Co., for the Afipsky Oil Refinery Expansion Project in Krasnodar, Russia. The project was included in CB&I's backlog in the third quarter of 2016.

Honeywell UOP scientists recognized for methanol-to-olefins technology

DES PLAINES, Ill. – Honeywell UOP announced that the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ Fuels and Petrochemical Division has recognized four of its scientists with the 2016 Industrial Research & Development Award for the development and commercialization of the UOP Advanced Methanol-to-Olefins process.

China National Chemical Engineering to build hydrocracking plant for Gazprom

(Reuters) -- China National Chemical Engineering Co Ltd said on Wednesday that its unit signed a contract worth about $1.17 billion to build a hydrocracking plant for Gazprom in Russia.

KPE to provide FCCU consulting services to Gulf Coast refiner

KP Engineering will provide process engineering services in support of a Cold Eyes Review of the Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) for one of the largest refineries in the Unites States.

Neste Jacobs, Coolbrook to develop new olefin cracking technology

Neste Jacobs, a technology, engineering and project management company and Coolbrook, a technology development company, are developing a new technology innovation in collaboration with University of Oxford's Osney Thermo Fluids laboratory, University of Cambridge's Whittle laboratory, and major chemical producers such as Dow Chemical as well as equipment manufacturers including MANTurbo. This innovation is based on hydrocarbon (e.g. Naphtha) cracking method, where ethylene, the core raw material for polyethylene is produced.

Driving innovation in the downstream: IRPC returns to New Delhi

Adrienne Blume, Hydrocarbon Processing

Gulf Publishing Company and Hydrocarbon Processing are pleased to announce that IRPC 2017 will be held April 18–20 in New Delhi.

CB&I awarded alkylation, hydrocracking contracts for China refinery

THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- CB&I announced it has been awarded two contracts for a grassroots refinery in China. The scope of work includes the license and engineering design of an alkylation unit and two Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) diesel hydrocracking units along with catalyst supply.

Three new reactors arrive at ExxonMobil's Rotterdam refinery

Three brand new reactors for ExxonMobil’s new hydrocracker arrived at the Rotterdam, Netherlands, refinery site last week. After the arrival of the vacuum tower early this fall, the arrival of the new reactors highlights the progress of the construction that is well underway at the Rotterdam refinery.

Chinese refiner to use Honeywell UOP technology to meet growing fuel demand

China’s Dongying Qirun Chemical Co. will license Honeywell UOP’s Unicracking technology for the production of diesel and naphtha at its refinery in China’s Shandong Province to meet growing domestic demand for transportation fuels.

ReTPac concept from MAN Diesel & Turbo recaptures market for refinery applications

Tailored specifically to the requirements of refinery operators, the modular and scalable turbomachinery concept combines centrifugal compressor and prime mover to a single-lift unit, serving refinery applications like hydrotreating and hydrocracking.