Shandong Yulong Petrochemical selects Honeywell UOP technology

Honeywell today announced that Shandong Yulong Petrochemical Co Ltd, will use advanced Platforming and Aromatics technologies from Honeywell UOP at its integrated petrochemical complex in Longkou, Shandong Province, China.

UOP will provide a range of technology licenses, engineering design, key equipment and state-of-the-art catalysts and adsorbents, operator training, and technical services for start-up and continuing operations.

The Shandong Yulong complex includes a UOP naphtha Unionfining unit, CCR Platforming™ technology to convert naphtha into high-octane gasoline and aromatics, which is used for production of multiple synthetic materials. The complex also will include a UOP Olefin Removal Process (ORP), UOP Sulfolane™ technology for aromatics extraction, Isomar™ isomerization technology and Tatoray™ technology for toluene disproportionation.

When the project is completed, Shandong Yulong plans to produce 3 million tons per annum of mixed aromatics.

Shandong Yulong Petrochemical Co., Ltd. is a mixed ownership enterprise composed of Nanshan Group and several other enterprises.

Honeywell UOP is the world’s leading licensor of process technology to produce aromatics. As of 2020, Honeywell licensed more than 120 complexes and more than 500 individual process units for production of aromatics, including more than 380 CCR Platforming™ process units, 150 Sulfolane™ units, 100 Isomar™ units, 77 Tatoray™ units, and 121 Parex™ units worldwide.


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