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technology, catalysts and equipment to help reduce
PLAINES, Ill., June 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell
International Inc. (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its process
technology, catalysts and proprietary equipment will form the basis for
the largest refinery in Africa, reducing Nigeria's dependence on imported
fuels and petrochemicals.
Oil Refining Company selected UOP technology for a world-scale integrated
refinery and petrochemical plant to be built in Lekki, near the capital of
has been designing state-of-the-art refineries and petrochemical plants
for more than a century, so we are well-equipped to help Nigeria develop a
massive new installation to meet its domestic needs," said Pete
Piotrowski, senior vice president and general manager of UOP's Process,
Technology and Equipment business. "This project will enable Dangote
Dangote Group is the largest industrial conglomerate in West Africa and
one of the largest in
addition to processing crude oil to produce high-quality gasoline, diesel
and jet fuel that meet Euro V specifications for reduced emissions, the
new facility will produce world-scale quantities of polypropylene, a key
petrochemical used in plastics and packaging.
technologies at this facility will include:
UOP Resid Fluid Catalytic Cracking process to produce transportation fuels
from crude oil. It will also supply propylene, which will be used as a
feedstock for polypropylene.
CCR Platforming™ process to produce high-octane gasoline blending
Unicracking™ process to produce diesel.
Penex™ process to produce high-octane gasoline.
crude distillation unit (CDU) design, which will be provided by UOP's
alliance partner, Process Consulting Services
addition to technology licensing and design services, the UOP organization
is working with Dangote Oil Refining Company to provide catalysts,
adsorbents and proprietary equipment for the project.