February 08, 2021
Honeywell UOP to provide key technologies, licensing for aromatics complex
DES PLAINES, III., Feb. 08, 2021 -- Honeywell today announced that Shandong Yulong Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (“Shandong Yulong”) will use advanced reforming and aromatics technologies from Honeywell UOP at its integrated petrochemical complex in Longkou, Shandong Province, China.
UOP will provide a range of technology licenses, engineering design, key equipment and state-of-the-art catalysts and adsorbents, operator training, and technical services for start-up and continuing operations.
The Shandong Yulong complex includes a UOP naphtha hydrotreating unit, CCR Platforming™ technology to convert naphtha into high-octane gasoline and aromatics, which is used for production of multiple synthetic materials.
The complex also will include a UOP Olefin Removal Process (ORP), UOP Sulfolane™ technology for aromatics extraction, Isomar™ isomerization technology and Tatoray™ technology for toluene disproportionation.
When the project is completed, Shandong Yulong plans to produce 3 million tons per annum of aromatics.
Honeywell UOP is the world’s leading licensor of process technology to produce aromatics. As of 2020, Honeywell licensed more than 120 complexes and more than 500 individual process units for production of aromatics, including more than 380 CCR Platforming™process units, 150 Sulfolane™ units, 100 Isomar™ units, 77 Tatoray™ units, and 121 Parex™ units worldwide.
Shandong Yulong Petrochemical Co., Ltd. is a mixed ownership enterprise composed of Nanshan Group and several other enterprises.
UOP LLC, a Honeywell company headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, is a leading international licensor of processing technology and supplier of engineering services, catalysts and adsorbents, equipment, specialty materials and digital solutions for the global refining, gas processing and petrochemical industries. With more than a century of leadership in hydrocarbon processing technologies, UOP has led six revolutions in technology that transformed the oil and gas industry. For more information visit www.uop.com.
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