Tag: UOP

Diamond Green Diesel expanding to 275M gallon capacity to meet booming renewable diesel demand

Diamond Green Diesel expanding to 275M gallon capacity to meet booming renewable diesel demand

March 19, 2017 |

In Louisiana, the Diamond Green Diesel facility in Norco will expand its annual production capacity of renewable diesel from 10,000 barrels per day to 18,000 bpd (275 million gallons per year), using Honeywell UOP’s Ecofining process technology. We originally reported that the project, which came to light in August 2016, as a project scheduled for […]

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Co-processing biointermediates: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Honeywell UOP

Co-processing biointermediates: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Honeywell UOP

March 19, 2017 |

Honeywell’s UOP has developed a renewable jet fuel processing technology, a renewable diesel process, as well as a joint venture, Envergent Technologies, that will market technologies and equipment for generating power, transportation fuel and heating oil from biomass using pyrolysis. UOP also owns a Renewable Energy & Chemicals business that produced green diesel using its Ecofining […]

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Honeywell UOP researchers win plaudits by AICHE for Methanol-to-Olefins process

Honeywell UOP researchers win plaudits by AICHE for Methanol-to-Olefins process

March 19, 2017 |

In Illinois, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ Fuels and Petrochemical Division has recognized four Honeywell scientists with the 2016 Industrial Research & Development Award for the development and commercialization of the UOP Advanced Methanol-to-Olefins process. The award recognizes the scientists’ work on the technology that converts methanol from sources such as coal and natural […]

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Honeywell UOP scientist hauls in Houdry Award for applied catalysis 

Honeywell UOP scientist hauls in Houdry Award for applied catalysis 

October 22, 2016 |

In Illinois, the North American Catalysis Society has awarded its 2017 Eugene J. to Dr. Jeffery Bricker, Sr. Director of Research at Honeywell UOP. Dr. Bricker’s achievements include the discovery of key reaction mechanisms in thiol oxidation chemistry in refinery fuels, which led to the commercialization of an oxidation catalyst that functions in the absence […]

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Honeywell debuts new hydrotreating catalysts, sheds Albemarle alliance

Honeywell debuts new hydrotreating catalysts, sheds Albemarle alliance

August 20, 2016 |

In Illinois, Honeywell is introducing an expanded portfolio of hydrotreating catalysts used to remove impurities and contaminants from petroleum and other refining feedstocks to produce cleaner-burning gasoline and diesel that meets new global emissions regulations. The addition of a range of hydrotreating catalysts expands Honeywell UOP’s line of catalysts, which are used to produce transportation […]

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Merging refinery tech with biofuels: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Honeywell’s UOP

Merging refinery tech with biofuels: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Honeywell’s UOP

January 14, 2016 |

Honeywell’s UOP has developed a renewable jet fuel processing technology, a renewable diesel process, as well as a joint venture, Envergent Technologies, that will market technologies and equipment for generating power, transportation fuel and heating oil from biomass using pyrolysis. UOP also owns a Renewable Energy & Chemicals business that produced green diesel using its […]

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SGP taps IHI as EPC, FYI, for massive USA 5-project plan for renewable diesel and jet fuel

SGP taps IHI as EPC, FYI, for massive USA 5-project plan for renewable diesel and jet fuel

October 21, 2015 |

1.2 billion gallons in renewable jet and aviation fuels capacity, produced in the US Midwest, took a step closer to realization this week with news from SG Preston that the company has tapped IHI E&C, the Houston‐based engineering, procurement and construction division of Japanese giant IHI, for the building of a series of five commercial volume, […]

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What’s U(o)P at UOP? The Renewables story, revealed.

What’s U(o)P at UOP? The Renewables story, revealed.

July 27, 2015 |

As hairdressers are to the stars, so is UOP to the refining industry — or, just maybe, the industry’s Intel Inside, and a good source of insight about where the renewable fuels and chemicals industry is going. Let’s see. Trouble is, we’re so used to hearing about projects that we don’t always hear about the magic […]

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Researchers find way to better understand and use zeolites

Researchers find way to better understand and use zeolites

July 14, 2015 |

In Washington state, researchers from the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), UOP and Netherlands-based Utrecht University have found a way to understand chemical transformations occurring within zeolites. Data from the study will allow scientists to find ways to keep the factory running, as well as enhance catalysts that help produce fuel, biofuel […]

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4 Minutes with…Veronica May, GM, UOP’s Renewable Energy & Chemicals

4 Minutes with…Veronica May, GM, UOP’s Renewable Energy & Chemicals

June 14, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and its role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. More than 100 years ago, UOP started developing and licensing technology for the refining industry, and the company has since invented solutions for the petrochemical, gas processing and renewable fuel industries. Our groundbreaking renewable fuel technologies produce drop-in diesel, jet fuel and liquid […]

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