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UOP technology selected by Petrobras for offshore natural gas processing  

By Gerald Ondrey |

UOP LLC (Des Plaines, Ill.; www.uop.com), a Honeywell company, says that its technology has been selected by Petrobras to process natural gas aboard up to eight floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels. UOP Separex membrane systems will be installed on the new FPSOs that will operate in the Lula oil field. Each Separex membrane system will remove carbon dioxide and water from as much as 6-million standard cubic meters of natural gas per day. “The continued selection of our gas processing membrane systems extends a long business relationship with Petrobras,” says Rebecca Liebert, vice president and general manager for gas processing and hydrogen at UOP. “UOP Separex technology offers high hydrocarbon recovery, a solvent-free process and low operating costs.” Petrobras awarded the units in October 2011, and UOP is slated to deliver the units between 2013 and 2017. Commissioning will take place between 2014 and 2017. The new UOP Separex systems for Petrobras join two units already installed aboard FPSOs owned and operated by a third party in the Tupi and Guará fields. UOP, which opened a sales office in Rio de Janeiro in 2011 to better serve the growing oil and natural gas sectors in Latin…
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