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June 15, 2008
ExxonMobil Corp. (Irving, Tex.; edlinks.che.com/7373-537) plans to spend more than $100 million on a commercial demonstration of its Controlled Freeze Zone (CFZ) technology for removing carbon dioxide from natural gas. The plant, to be located at the company’s Shute Creek Treating Facility near LaBarge, Wyo., will...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-Scaleup-is-set-for-a-natural-gas-treating-process-that-freezes-out-CO2_3960.html
June 15, 2008
Nissan Chemical Industries Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan; edlinks.che.com/7373-538) is commercializing "ultrahighly active" catalysts, based on the catalyst technology developed by professor Yoshiharu Iwabuchi of the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University (Sendai, Japan), which catalyzes the oxidation of alcohols into carbonyl compounds. Conventional catalysts, such as...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-A-commercial-breakthrough-in-alcohol-oxidation_3961.html
June 15, 2008
Soy-oil-based hydrogels developed by the U.S. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) show promise as biodegradable encapsulants for drug delivery. Scientists at ARS’ National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (Peoria, Ill.; edlinks.che.com/7373-539) have collaborated with researchers at the University of Toronto to encapsulate the breast-cancer drug doxorubicin in hydrogel nanoparticles. In...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-Soy-polymers-may-have-a-future-in-drug-delivery_3962.html
June 15, 2008
Infrared (IR) analyzers are widely used for gas, liquid and surface analysis. Up to now, the most common and inexpensive IR sensor has been a combination of filters (non-dispersive IR) — which have a restricted wavelength band — with a pyroelectric detector; alternatives, such as Fourier transform (FTIR) spectrometers, require an elaborate optical configuration and tend to be expensive. Now, an...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-MIR-spectrometer-on-a-chip_3963.html
June 15, 2008
Petroleum refiners can have the option to produce more diesel fuel or propylene from their fluid catalytic crackers, depending on the demand, through a new process offered by Shell Global Solutions (edlinks.che.com/7373-541). The process enables a typical FCC (processing a large percentage of residual feed) to produce up to 19.3 wt.% light cycle oil (LCO, for diesel fuel) with 10 wt.% propylene, or about...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-Propylene-or-diesel-fuel-Just-change-the-controls_3964.html
June 15, 2008
At last month’s IFAT Trade Exhibition (May 5 – 9; Munich, Germany), Kemira Water (Helsingborg, Finland; edlinks.che.com/7373-542) introduced, H2S-Guard, a system that monitors, controls and protects against odor and corrosion in sewage networks. The system consists of H2S measurement devices that are placed in the sewer system to...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-Controling-corrosion-and-odor-from-sewers_3965.html
June 15, 2008
Kadant AES (Queensbury, N.Y.; edlinks.che.com/7373-543) has introduced a patented control technology for high-pressure positive-displacement (HPPD) pumps, which is said to be capable of...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-Smart-pump-control_3966.html
June 15, 2008
Researchers from the Organic Chemistry Dept. at Newcastle University (U.K.; edlinks.che.com/7373-544) have developed aluminium (salen) complexes that exhibit "exceptional" activity for catalyzing the synthesis of cyclic...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-Plastics-from-CO2_3967.html
June 15, 2008
Researchers at the Faculty of Engineering, Lund University (Sweden; edlinks.che.com/7373-545) have used nanotechnology to develop a transistor that is said to be 50 times more energy efficient that...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-Improved-transistor_3968.html
June 15, 2008
Honeywell Specialty Materials (Morristown, N.J.; edlinks.che.com/7373-546) has launched PowerShield PV325, a material that protects photovoltaic (PV) modules — including the critical components that convert sunlight into electricity...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-A-barrier-for-PVs_3969.html
June 15, 2008
TubeMaster, Inc. (Louisville, Ky.; edlinks.che.com/7373-547) has filed U.S. and foreign patents for Dog-leg — claimed to be the world’s first articulating catalyst-loading...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-Catalyst-loading_3970.html
May 15, 2008
    U.S. petroleum companies are investing in new domestic refining capacity on a scale not seen in decades. Over the next five years the industry will add more than one million bbl/d of distillation capacity (see table), according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA, Washington D.C.; www.eia.doe.gov). "It’s a step change in expansion,"...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Newsfront-A-Surge-in-U-S-Refining-Capacity_3855.html
May 15, 2008
Plant Watch New chlor-alkali plant scheduled for Kazakhstan April 23, 2008 — Uhdenora received a contract from AO "Kaustik" for a new membrane chlor-alkali plant to be erected in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. The new plant will have a capacity of 91 m.t./d of sodium hydroxide and is scheduled to come on stream in May 2010. Metso to supply equipment for copper-ore project in Chile March 28, 2008...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Economic-Indicators-Business-News_3869.html
May 15, 2008
At last month’s CosmoProf exhibition (April 10 – 14; Bologna, Italy), VMI-Rayneri (Montaigu, France; edlinks.che.com/7372-531) introduced a new vacuum-injection process for dispersing powder-like solids into liquids or pastes during the production of cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food or other chemical products. Normally, homogeneous dispersions are prepared by either circulation within the...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-A-New-Way-to-Make-Dispersions_3874.html
May 15, 2008
The Jiashan Yao-chuang wastewater treatment plant in China’s Zhejiang Province has successfully pilot-tested a three-stage, biologically active reactor system that reduces effluent levels to within the nation’s Class 1A standards. (The standards require < 10 mg/L for biological oxygen demand (BOD), < 5 mg/L for ammonium-nitrogen and < 15 mg/L for total-nitrogen in effluent discharges.)...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-A-Wastewater-Treatment-Plant-Passes-Pilot-Test-in-China_3875.html
May 15, 2008
Normally, only the ultraviolet (higher energy) component of the solar spectrum is usable for the photo-catalytic electrolysis of water into hydrogen and oxygen, which takes place in photochemical cells with an anode made of single-crystalline, rutile-type titanium oxide and a platinum electrode. Now, water can be photolyzed into H2 and O2...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-This-Catalyst-Helps-Visible-Light-Split-Water-into-H2-and-O2_3876.html
May 15, 2008
Researchers at Oxford Catalysts Ltd. (Oxford, U.K.; edlinks.che.com/7372-534) have shown that the method of preparation — rather than the identity or combination of metals used — has the greatest influence on the performance of hydrodesulfurization (HDS) catalysts. The results of laboratory trials, presented at the annual ACS meeting last month (New Orleans, La.; April...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-Improving-the-Performance-of-HDS-Catalysts_3877.html
May 15, 2008
A process in which sulfur is extracted from natural gas in the field and converted to sulfur dioxide, which is then injected into the gas reservoir and reacts with hydrogen sulfide in situ to produce elemental sulfur, has been developed by Black & Veatch (Overland Park, Kan.; edlinks.che.com/7372-535) and Alberta Sulphur Research Ltd. (Calgary, Alta.; edlinks.che.com/7372-536). The partners have formed a...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-A-Process-for-Desulfurizing-Natural-Gas_3878.html
May 15, 2008
Verenium Corp. (formerly Celunol; Cambridge, Mass.; edlinks.che.com/7372-537) is starting up a 1.4-million gal/yr demonstration-scale facility at Jennings, La., which will produce ethanol from regional feedstocks (including sugarcane bagasse and specially bred "energy cane") via proprietary cellulosic-ethanol technology. The technology was originally developed at the...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-A-Cellulosic-Ethanol-Demonstration-Plant-Enters-Startup-Phase_3879.html
May 15, 2008
Carbone Lorraine (CL; Paris, France; edlinks.che.com/7372-538) is launching a new welded-plate heat exchanger, dubbed Heatex, which features plates made of tantalum CL-Clad. The patented CL-Clad technology involves the brazing of steel onto "reactive" metals, such as tantalum, titanium and zirconium, in order to fabricate columns, reactors and (now) heat exchangers used in corrosive service. Such...
http://www.chemengonline.com/news/Chementator-These-Heat-Exchangers-Feature-Tantalum-as-an-Alternative-to-Graphite_3880.html
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