Joe Gentry, Senior VP, Technology and Licensing, accepts ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award at 2020 HP Awards

October 2020 — Joseph C. Gentry was honored with Hydrocarbon Processing’s ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award at the publication’s annual awards presentation. The awards seek to recognize and honor the hydrocarbon processing industry’s top innovations and innovators. Honorees received awards in 15 categories—13 encompassing the latest technological advances in the hydrocarbon processing industry and two people awards—from […]

Sulzer GTC Awarded BTX Extraction Unit in Turkey

June 24, 2019 – Sulzer GTC Technology will supply its GT-BTX℠ process to STEAS (Socar Turkey Energy AS) at a new aromatics and PTA complex in Aliaga, Turkey. The new complex, being constructed at the existing STEAS PETKIM petrochemical site, includes an aromatics plant producing paraxylene (PX) and a PTA plant. McDermott Inc. won the project […]

LG Chem and Lotte Chem Visit SECCO GT-Styrene℠ Unit

June 24, 2019 – In the last week of February, delegation teams from both LG Chem and Lotte Chem in Korea made visits to Shanghai SECCO to observe the plant’s GT-Styrene℠ unit.  Sulzer GTC was represented by staff from the U.S., Korea and Beijing who accompanied the visitors. Shanghai SECCO received the Korean guests warmly and […]

Sulzer GTC Europe Successfully Delivers New CDU Column

In June 2017, Sulzer GTC Technology Europe won a crude distillation unit (CDU) revamp project from INA (Industrija Nafte Rijeka Refinery) in Croatia. INA, a stock company with MOL Plc. (along with the Republic of Croatia as its biggest shareholder), is a leading refiner in the Croatian oil industry, having a strong position in the […]

Sulzer GTC Beijing Awarded Large Contract for Tower Internals

June 24, 2019 – Recently, Zhejiang Yisheng of China awarded Sulzer GTC Beijing a contract to supply tower internals for their 3MMTA PTA manufacturing plant. The new internals will equip six identical high-pressure rectification columns to recover acetic acid from the PTA reactors. The contract value is US$13.5 million. This is the largest value PET contract […]

Two Milestone Units for Sulzer GTC Start Up in China

June 24, 2019 – In March, two grassroots units incorporating processes licensed from Sulzer GTC Technology started up in China. One is the world’s largest GT-BTX℠ unit for Hengli Dalian’s complex on Changxing Island near Dalian City, Liaoning Province. The second is the first operating Isomalk℠-2 unit for Zibo Xintai, located in Zibo City, Shandong Province. […]

Sulzer GTC Hosts Seminar in Bangkok

June 24, 2019 – As a sponsor of ARTC (Asia Refining Technology Conference), Sulzer GTC Technology hosted a pre-conference seminar and lunch on March 25 in Bangkok.  Presentations were given on GTC’s technologies and PET equipment, which were well received by an audience of over 100 guests. Topic Presenter Introduction Joe Gentry GT-BTX℠ Charlie Chou […]