Catalysts

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.

Why sulfur plants fail: An in-depth study of sulfur recovery unit failures—Part 2

Bohme, G. E., Sulphur Experts Inc.

Equipment malfunction or an unplanned shutdown of a sulfur recovery unit (SRU) can have a significant effect on a production company’s profitability, along with an equally serious impact on personnel safety and the environment.

Clariant & Technip Energies’ EARTH tech for energy-efficient H2 production wins first place - twice

Clariant and its engineering and technology partner, Technip Energies, were presented with two industry awards for their ground-breaking EARTH technology. ICIS is the world’s largest petrochemical market information provider.

Hydrocarbon Processing Award 2022 Winners Honored at Houston Gala

Nearly 150 of the midstream and downstream oil and gas industry’s brightest minds gathered Wednesday to find out, and celebrate, the winners of the 2022 HP Awards.

2022 HP Awards Finalists

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream processing sector’s leading technical publication for 100 yr, has announced the finalists for its sixth annual HP Awards, which celebrate innovative technologies and people that have been instrumental in improving facility operations over the past year.

A successful case of resid-to-propylene maximization using premium catalyst technology

The world has experienced profound changes throughout the global disruption created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

BASF introduces X3D, a revolutionary catalyst shaping technology for optimized catalyst performance

New X3D technology to produce catalysts with optimal shape to achieve best performance and efficiency while reducing energy consumption.

Sustainable steel/chemicals production: Removal of impurities for valorization of steel mill gases

Gentilucci, A., Spagnuolo, L., Dow Europe GmbH; Hughes, A., Ruitenbeek, M., Vanstaen, A., Dow Benelux BV

Industry faces significant challenges relating to the transition toward cleaner energy and more sustainable feedstocks.

New BASF CircleStar catalyst decreases CO2 footprint for products ranging from jet fuel to plastics

ASF introduces CircleStar, an innovative dehydration catalyst to process renewable feedstocks. The novel star-shaped catalyst achieves a 99.5% selectivity for the ethanol-to-ethylene (E2E) conversion.

The Downstream Rundown: In case you missed it 09/16

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week. These articles include announcements from Clariant, Aemestis, Evonik, ADNOC, Technip and more. Stay up to sate with the latest industry news.