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IRPC to use Honeywell's technology in aromatics complex
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Jun '18
Courtesy: Honeywell UOP
Courtesy: Honeywell UOP
IRPC will use Honeywell UOP’s advanced process technologies for a new aromatics complex in Thailand's Rayong Province. Honeywell UOP will provide licensing, design, key equipment and state-of-the-art catalysts and adsorbents for the project. The complex will produce 1.2 million metric tonnes per year of paraxylene to make plastic resins, films and fibres.

The complex is expected to be completed in 2022. It will also increase its benzene production capacity from 114,000 to 495,000 tonnes per year. Benzene is a fuel additive and ingredient in plastics, lubricants, rubber, dyes and detergents.

"This complex will enable IRPC to significantly convert its available intermediate feedstocks to higher value aromatics products such as paraxylene and benzene," said John Gugel, vice president and general manager, Process Technology and Equipment, at Honeywell UOP. "This is the latest in a series of aromatics projects using advanced UOP technologies that have low capital and operating expense."

The project will include a Honeywell UOP CCR Platforming unit, which converts naphtha into high-octane gasoline and aromatics, and an LD Parex unit, which recovers high-purity paraxylene from mixed xylenes and uses a new, more energy efficient light desorbent. The complex also will include Honeywell UOP Sulfolane technology to extract aromatics from the feed; Isomar technology to convert xylene isomers into more valuable paraxylene; and Tatoray technology, which converts toluene and C9 aromatics into mixed xylenes and high-purity benzene, and that more than doubles the yield of paraxylene from the naphtha feedstock.

Honeywell UOP is the world's leading licensor of process technology for the production of aromatics. As of last year, UOP licensed more than 100 complexes and more than 700 individual process units for the production of aromatics, including more than 300 CCR Platforming process units and 159 Sulfolane units, 81 Isomar units, 59 Tatoray units, and 101 Parex units worldwide. (SV)

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