CB&I Announces The Commercialization Of The AlkyClean® Solid Acid Alkylation
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 30, 2013
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) has been
awarded a contract by Shandong Wonfull Petrochemical Group Co., Ltd. to
provide the license and processing engineering design for a first-of-a-kind
solid acid alkylation unit to be located in China. The unit will be capable of
producing 100,000 tons per annum of alkylate and is scheduled for startup in
The unit will use the AlkyClean^® process technology partnered by CB&I's
Technology operating group, Albemarle Corporation and Neste Oil.
"CB&I is excited to be working on the first-ever commercialization of a
solid-acid alkylation unit in the world," said Daniel McCarthy, President of
CB&I's Technology operating group. "Alkylate has high octane and virtually no
sulfur, olefins and aromatics. This makes it an ideal gasoline blend stock for
every refiner to meet the upcoming stringent Tier 3 and Euro-V gasoline pool
specifications in an environmentally safe manner."
The solid acid catalyst for the AlkyClean process is supplied by Albemarle.
Shandong Wonfull Petrochemical Group Co., Ltd. (Wonfull) is a large scale
corporation with a total processing capacity of 12 million tons per annum,
producing clean gasoline and diesel, liquefied petroleum gas and propylene as
its primary products. In addition it has an established railway and road
transportation infrastructure as well as its own logistics systems.
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