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Abu Dhabi's Takreer Selects UOP Process for Big Propane Dehydrogenation Plant
8:08 AM MDT | June 23, 2011 | Natasha Alperowicz
UOP has been selected by the Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Co. (Takreer) to provide technology for a new propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant in Abu Dhabi. The new facility will use UOP's C3 Oleflex technology to convert propane to propylene. It will be designed to produce 500,000 m.t./year of propylene. UOP will provide engineering design, technology licensing, catalysts, adsorbents and equipment for the project, which is expected to start up by the end of 2013. "This is the world's first PDH unit to be implemented within a refinery, a significant milestone that...
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