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Shaw Licenses Technology to Increase FCC Propylene Production

11:45 AM MDT | September 24, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley

The Shaw Group says it has licensed two refining technologies designed to help refiners meet environmental regulations for cleaner gasoline as well as increase propylene production. The two technologies, developed by Sinopec, reduce olefins, sulfur and benzene from gasoline and also increase the yields of premium components, such as iso-paraffins and propylene.   The technologies can be installed in either existing or grassroots fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) units through modifications to the unit’s riser reactor section, Shaw says. Operators will...

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