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Petron Refinery to Maximize Propylene Ouptut

10:25 AM MDT | September 26, 2011

Petron Corp. (Manila) has selected Axens to supply technologies for the Bataan Refinery upgrade 2 project at Bataan, the Philippines. The project aims to enable the refinery to process heavier crude to produce higher-quality products including propylene. Axens will supply its mild hydrocracker technology for a 15,700-bbl/day unit to process heavy coker gas oil which, after mixing with straight-run vacuum gasoil, will produce a moderate sulfur feedstock for a fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) unit with capacity for 35,900 bbl/day. Axens will also provide its...

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