UOP licenses technology upgrade refinery in Kazakhstan

UOP licenses technology to upgrade refinery in Kazakhstan

9:40 AM, 22nd February 2013
UOP licenses technology to upgrade refinery in Kazakhstan

DES PLAINES, US: UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, announced that its technology has been selected by the largest refiner in Kazakhstan to help it upgrade its facility and boost the production of gasoline and diesel. KazMunaiGas’ (KMG) Pavlodar Oil Chemical Refinery (POCR) will use a range of UOP processes and services to modernize its facility in Northeast Kazakhstan Province, allowing it to meet Euro-5 standards aimed at reducing motor vehicle pollution.

“UOP technology will play a large role in POCR’s modernization efforts, which will improve its production capacity and help meet strict fuel standards. UOP’s technology suite and services will help POCR capture a high return on investment, and we look forward to successful implementation and start-up,” said Pete Piotrowski, Senior Vice President and General Manager, UOP Process Technology and Equipment business unit, Honeywell.

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