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Trafigura Selects IsoTherming® Technology for Grassroots Diesel Hydrotreater

Elessent Clean Technologies announces the signing of license and engineering contracts with Trafigura for the construction of a state-of-the-art 125 Sm3/h (18,870 BPSD) IsoTherming® diesel hydrotreater at the BahĂ­a Blanca Refinery located in Argentina. The addition of the IsoTherming® diesel hydrotreater…

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Equipped for a Cleaner Future

Anew age of fuel production is here with the introduction of policy changes pushing refineries to reduce emissions and ultimately achieve net zero goals. These policies include compliance and voluntary carbon markets that play an important role in driving refineries to make investments towards a more sustainable future. The carbon markets utilise tax credits that are available to refineries that can produce fuels in a more efficient and sustainable manner. One avenue to receiving
carbon market tax credits is to improve energy efficiency by reducing emissions generated through utilities. This can be done by measuring and optimising utility consumption, such as fuel gas, steam, cooling water and electricity, and then converting to the equivalent amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions that were reduced. In addition to this, traditional fossil fuel feedstocks can be replaced by feedstocks made from renewable resources that are harder to process, such as
vegetable oils, bioethanol, and animal fats, but that are also eligible as carbon market tax credits.

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Refi Pampa Contracts Elessent Clean Technologies for Isotherming® Hydroprocessing Technology

OVERLAND PARK, KS, USA, March 15, 2022 – Refi Pampa SA (RefiPampa) has signed agreements with Elessent Clean Technologies (Elessent) for the license and basic engineering of a new IsoTherming® Diesel Hydrotreating and Dewaxing Unit. The grassroots hydrotreater will be installed at the RefiPampa facility in La Pampa, Argentina. In order to comply with the latest fuel specifications in Argentina to meet Grade 3 diesel specifications by 2024, RefiPampa commissioned Elessent for an IsoTherming® diesel hydrotreating and dewaxing unit with a target capacity of 62.6 m3/hr (9,450 BPSD).

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CNOOC Successfully Completes Performance Test for DuPont IsoTherming® Hydrotreating Unit

WILMINGTON, Del., DuPont Clean Technologies (DuPont) is pleased to announce that an IsoTherming® hydrotreating unit installed at the CNOOC Huizhou Refinery in Guangdong Province, China has successfully completed its performance test, certifying that the unit is meeting performance guarantees. The IsoTherming® VGO hydrotreater at CNOOC is designed to process 51,419 bpsd (2,600 kmta) of a vacuum gasoil feedstock as feed for the FCC unit. The IsoTherming® hydrotreater was designed for output of <1000 wppm sulfur and <600 wppm nitrogen.

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North Huajin Refining and Petrochemical Company, Ltd. contracts DuPont Clean Technologies for IsoTherming® Hydroprocessing Technology

WILMINGTON, Del., North Huajin Refining and Petrochemical Company, LTD. (North Huajin) has signed contracts with Refining Technology Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of DuPont Clean Technologies(DuPont) for the license, basic engineering, and technical services for a new combined IsoTherming® kerosene/diesel hydrotreater (KDHT). The grassroots hydrotreater is one of many units included as part of the greenfield fully integrated refining and petrochemical complex that will be located in Liaodong Bay New Area, Panjin, Liaoning Province, China. North Huajin commissioned DuPont for an IsoTherming® KDHT unit with a nameplate capacity of 1,600 kmta (37,000 bpd), capable of producing fuels compliant with both Jet 3 fuel standard and China VI diesel.

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DuPont Clean Technologies Signs Contract with ISAB S.R.L. for IsoTherming® Hydroprocessing Technology

Technology enables production of ultra-low sulfur fuel while reducing operating costs and extending cycle length WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 23, 2021 – DuPont Clean Technologies today announced it has signed a contract with ISAB S.r.l. (“ISAB”, wholly owned by LUKOIL) to revamp…

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CNOOC Huizhou Petrochemicals Achieve China VI Diesel Target with IsoTherming®

DuPont Clean Technologies is pleased to announce the successful performance test of a 3.4 million tons/year IsoTherming® diesel hydrogenation (DHT) unit by CNOOC Huizhou Petrochemicals Co., Ltd. at its Huizhou refinery in Guangdong, China. CNOOC completed calibration of the IsoTherming® DHT unit at 100% load in the third quarter of 2018, with the system meeting all design requirements and product quality targets. Earlier in 2018, the refinery also successfully started up a 2.6 million tons/year IsoTherming® vacuum gas oil (VGO) hydrogenation unit.

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