Successful Manufacturing Plant Unit Startup for GT-Sulfolane℠ Solvent

November 4, 2019 – From May through July, a Sulzer GTC-licensed sulfolane production unit began successful operations in Saudi Arabia. The technology, GT-Sulfolane℠, was licensed in 2012 to Addar Group-Arab House for Industrial Consultancy (Addar), a company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).  This grassroots unit was built in Jubail Industry City, KSA, and […]

Sulzer GTC Wins Award with SIBUR–KSTOVO for Benzene Production Complex Modernization Project in Russia

  November 4, 2019 – Sulzer GTC Technology has signed an agreement with JSC SIBUR-Neftehim (SIBUR) to provide its licensed pyrolysis gasoline (pygas) processing technologies, including design of the fractionation, first-and-second-stage hydrotreating, aromatics extraction and thermal hydrodealkylation technologies for the modernization of a benzene production facility at SIBUR’s KSTOVO olefins production plant near Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. The […]

Hengli GT-BTX℠ Unit Passes Performance Test Run

Capacity 1.7 mm tpa Solvent Losses <1ppm Aromatics Recovery 99.8% Benzene Purity 99.9% November 4, 2019 – In July, Hengli approved the performance test run report of the #1 and #2 GT-BTX℠ Aromatics Extraction Units, which signifies that both of the units passed all the guarantee numbers and have been successfully accepted by Hengli. The performance […]

New Licensing-Staff Training

November 4, 2019 – Several of the newest members of Sulzer GTC’s licensing group had four days of training in Houston to get a better understanding of technologies, operations, sales and the continuing integration with Sulzer. The “trainees” were joined one evening by other licensing and engineering staff for a team-building exercise at an escape-room facility […]

Sulzer GTC Holds “Sulzer GTC Technology Day” in New Delhi

  The beautiful Le Meridian Hotel in New Delhi was the setting for ‘Sulzer GTC Technology Day,’ on April 16. Over 100 guests attended the day-long seminar and lunch. Presentation topics included: Isomalk Technologies for Light Naphtha Isomerization FCC Gasoline Desulfurization with GT-BTX PluS℠ Cost-Effective Benzene Management Latest Applications of GT-DWC℠ Pygas Value Upgrades – […]

GTC Providing Aromatics Recovery Unit for Chandra Asri

GTC Technology is licensing its GT-BTX℠ process for a new aromatics recovery unit for PT Chandra Asri Perkasa (CAP2) – a fully owned subsidiary of PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk. The unit is part of Chandra Asri’s second grassroots petrochemical complex to be built in Indonesia, and will extract benzene, toluene and xylenes from pyrolysis gasoline […]

ISO Certification for Sulzer GTC Romania

Sulzer GTC Technology Romania recently achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification for Management Systems. The adoption of a quality management system is a strategic decision for an organization that can help improve its overall performance and provide a sound basis for sustainable development initiatives. With more than a million organizations certified to it globally, ISO 9001 is […]

GT-BTX Units Installation in China

Work is progressing on two Sulzer GTC projects in China.  For Hengli (Dalian) Refinery and Petrochemical Co., Sulzer GTC is providing two aromatics extraction units using GT-BTX℠.  The two units will be the largest of their kind in the world, with a combined capacity of 3MMTA of benzene, toluene and xylenes. For DongYing YaTong Petrochemical […]

Sulzer GTC Providing Benzene Unit for Indian Refinery

Sulzer GTC Technology will supply its GT-BTX℠ technology for a benzene extraction unit to be installed at HMEL (HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited) Refinery in Bhatinda (Bathinda), India. HMEL is a joint venture between Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and Mittal Energy Investment Pte. Ltd, Singapore, a Lakshmi N Mittal Company. HMEL owns and operates the Guru […]