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Chinese firm selects CB&I Catofin isobutylene technology

12:04 PM MDT | May 12, 2014

Shandong Chengtai Chemical Industry Co. has awarded a contract for the license and engineering design of a grassroots isobutane dehydrogenation unit to CB&I, the company says. The unit, to be built at Changyi, China, will use the Catofin dehydrogenation technology offered by CB&I and Clariant’s tailor-made Catofin catalyst to process isobutane feed for the production of 114,000 m.t./year of isobutylene. “The first commercial propane dehydrogenation unit in China was based on Catofin technology and has been in successful operation since October...

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