KBR licenses phenol technology Chinese firm

KBR licenses phenol technology to a Chinese firm

2:40 PM, 29th July 2011
KBR licenses phenol technology to a Chinese firm
John Derbyshire, President, Technology, KBR.

HOUSTON, US: KBR was awarded a contract by Lihuayi Weiyuan Chemical Co Ltd to license its phenol technology for Lihuayi’s grassroots, 220,000 tonne per annum (kta) phenol/acetone plant in Lijin county, Shandong Province, China.

As a key phenol licensor, KBR’s product and execution teams have completed more than 50 phenol projects worldwide. “KBR’s phenol technology is known for its reliability and safety, which are important long-term cost of production measures in this extremely competitive industry,” said John Derbyshire, President, Technology, KBR.

“The phenol/acetone project is one of the major organic chemical projects invested by Lihuayi Group. Through the technical co-operation between Lihuayi and KBR, our leading industrial chain will be extended and the industrial product structure will be optimized and upgraded. It will accelerate the forging of industrial clusters of organic chemical and new materials, and promote to achieve variation development of our industry,” said Li Yusheng, General Manager of Lihuayi Group.

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