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  1. Amine regeneration unit starts at Vadinar

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Jan 2012

    first phase of expansion of its 300,000 b/d Vadinar refinery in Gujarat, India, after commissioning a pentane-hexane isomerization unit last month ( OGJ Online, Dec. 12, 2011 ). The company expects initial expansion of distillation capacity to 375


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 21 Jun 1993

    butyl ether (MTBE) complex and butane isomerization unit at its Schwedt, Germany, refinery ..... cracking unit. Contracts include a butane isomerization unit, selective hydrogenation unit ..... s oxygenate removal process. The isomerization unit will employ UOP's Butamer process

  3. Nontraditional optimization for isom unit improves profits

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 May 1998

    the Penex process for light-naphtha isomerization was implemented at Bayernoil's (formerly ..... hydrotreating, naphtha splitting, isomerization , and reforming in a typical refinery ..... Thomas J. Crowe is responsible for isomerization and reforming process technology in

  4. BP blames personnel mistakes for refinery explosion

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 May 2005

    that personnel failures before and during start-up of an isomerization (isom) unit in the 446,500 b/cd Texas City, Tex ..... employees, and union employees. The team concluded that isomerization unit managers and operators overfilled and overheated the

  5. Argentine refinery becomes an unleaded gasoline exporter

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    Mon, 16 Mar 1998

    Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina, refinery to build an isomerization and an alkylation unit. The Hydrisom and hydrofluoric acid ..... upgrade C4 olefins by selective diolefin hydrogenation and isomerization , thus producing enhanced feedstock for the HF alkylation


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Dec 1993

    operations. The company last week said it will use its skeletal isomerization technology to produce isobutylene at its Channelview, Tex ..... relationship with Cdtech last January to commercialize the isomerization technology. Later research significantly improved the catalyst

  7. MARKET WATCH Refinery fire sparks rebound in energy prices

    Online Articles

    Mon, 28 Mar 2005

    editors HOUSTON, Mar. 28 -- Energy prices rebounded Mar. 24, following an explosion and fire on Mar. 23 that damaged an isomerization unit at BP PLC's refinery at Texas City, Tex., killing 14 people and injuring more than 100. The refinery remained

  8. BP blames personnel mistakes for refinery explosion

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    Mon, 23 May 2005

    A BP PLC investigative team concluded that personnel failures before and during start-up of an isomerization (isom) unit in the 446,500 b/cd Texas City, Tex., refinery led to the Mar. 23 explosion and fire that killed 15 workers

  9. Texas City refinery remains in production

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 Mar 2005

    Mar. 24 -- BP PLC's refinery at Texas City, Tex., remains in production after an explosion and fire damaged an isomerization unit Mar. 23, killing 14 and injuring more than 100. The unit at which the fire occurred was not in operation at the

  10. BP Texas City refinery fire investigated

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Mar 2005

    refinery. The blast, which killed 12 workers and injured more than 100, was contained within the plant's 24,300 b/cd isomerization unit and was extinguished within 3 hours, said BP Site Director Don Parus. An adjacent Dow Chemical Co. plant also sustained

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