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Bechtel acquires Chevron water treatment technology

3:48 AM MST | January 29, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Bechtel says it has acquired Chevron’s Waste Water Treatment (WWT) process, a technology that improves the efficiency of petroleum refineries. The two-stage sour-water stripping process separates ammonia and hydrogen sulfide streams from sour waters generated by a refinery’s process units. The technology also allows for the debottlenecking of sulfur plants and can reduce the cost of new sulfur units, especially in refineries that process high nitrogen crudes, Bechtel says.   “This is a world-class technology that enhances our...

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