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Shaw Licenses FCC Propylene Technology

8:27 AM MDT | October 8, 2010 | LINDSEY BEWLEY

The Shaw Group has licensed two refining technologies from Sinopec designed to help refiners meet environmental regulations for cleaner gasoline as well as increase propylene production. The two technologies reduce olefins, sulfur and benzene from gasoline and also increase the yields of premium components, including iso-paraffins and propylene. The technologies are designed for installation in either existing or grassroots fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) units, Shaw says. FCC operators will have the flexibility to switch the unit’s operating mode based on...

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