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  1. Membrane technology removes CO 2 from liquid ethane

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Jul 2002

    membrane element to remove CO 2 from liquid ethane started up on August 2000 at the BP Empress ethane and NGL extraction facility, Medicine Hat ..... are effective in removing CO 2 from liquid ethane . In addition, the facility: Demonstrated

  2. Ethane supply secured for proposed W.Va. ethylene cracker

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    Fri, 28 Mar 2014

    Antero Resources Inc. to become the anchor ethane supplier for the joint-venture’s proposed ..... provide the Ascent complex 30,000 b/d of ethane , which represents almost half of the volume ..... required to operate the plant’s planned ethane cracker to be located in Parkersburg, W

  3. Borealis lets contract for ethane cracker upgrade

    Online Articles

    Tue, 16 Sep 2014

    for work related to an upgrade of the ethane steam cracker at subsidiary Borealis AB ..... section to enable increased cracking of ethane at the unit, according to a Sept. 16 ..... 625,000 tpy of ethylene, will process ethane feedstocks Borealis imports from the US

  4. Petronas improves ethane extraction of gas processing complex

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 25 Oct 2004

    Due to greater demand for ethane in Malaysia and a desire to improve ..... investigated different technologies to increase ethane recovery and improve plant performance ..... Malaysia, contains three turboexpander ethane recovery plants. This article discusses

  5. SPECIAL REPORT: Ethane varies by region

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Jun 2007

    Ethane is seldom transported in ships from one ..... indigenous supplies. Despite that difficulty, ethane is an extremely important component of the global petrochemical industry. Nearly all ethane is extracted from natural gas. Its physical

  6. Nova Chemicals processing Bakken ethane at Joffre plant

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    Mon, 23 Jun 2014

    is now processing the first barrels of ethane supplied from natural gas associated with ..... OGJ Online, July 1, 2013). The ethane was produced at Hess Corp.'s Tioga ..... pipeline, which connects to the Alberta Ethane Gathering System (AEGS) in Empress

  7. Firms reach deal for first ethane shipment from Marcellus

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    Mon, 8 Oct 2012

    AG, Switzerland, has agreed to ship ethane out of the Marcellus area in western Pennsylvania ..... Resources—Appalachia LLC for lifting ethane from the Marcus Hook terminal starting ..... transportation of 40,000 b/d (20,000 b/d ethane , 20,000 b/d propane). Range also

  8. Simulation study compares ethane recovery in turboexpander processes

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jan 2004

    A simulation study of five ethane -recovery processes showed that significantly higher ethane recovery results in turboexpander processes ..... adding a reflux stream significantly decreases ethane recovery; including a cold liquid exchanger

  9. Sasol lets contract for ethane storage in Louisiana

    Online Articles

    Thu, 1 May 2014

    Midstream LLC (BLM) to provide long-term ethane and ethylene storage and transportation ..... support Sasol’s proposed integrated ethane cracker and downstream derivatives complex ..... s final investment decision on the new ethane cracker plant, would allow BLM to expand

  10. Ineos taps additional US ethane for European crackers

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Feb 2014

    Consol Energy Inc. , Pittsburgh, for US ethane to be exported to Ineos’s cracking operations in Europe. Ethane will be transported through the Sunoco Logistics ..... according to a recent release from Ineos. Ethane supplies will start from 2015, Ineos said

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