UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, announced that Guangdong Peng Zun Energy Development Co., Ltd., a Chinese petrochemical producer, has selected Honeywell's UOP C3 Oleflex process technology to convert propane to propylene.
This will be the first propane dehydrogenation project in the Southern Guangzhou region, a major trade hub for Southeast Asia located near Macau and Hong Kong. The project is the 20th announced license for UOP's Oleflex technology since the beginning of 2011 and the 16th time the process has been selected by Chinese petrochemical producers.
Guangdong Peng Zun will install the technology at its facility in the Donghai Island Port Chemical Industrial Zone in Zhanjiang, China where it will produce 450,000 metric tons of propylene per year starting in 2016. In addition to technology, UOP will provide training, technical services, catalysts, adsorbents and equipment for the project.
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