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Base Oils

Biosynthetic Technologies awards FEED design for new synthetic base oil plant

WorleyParsons has been awarded a contract by Biosynthetic Technologies (BT) to perform FEED design and engineering services for a new synthetic base oil plant that will commercialise BT’s unique technology converting natural oils into performance base stocks. The plant will be constructed at a site along the Texas Gulf Coast …
Elevance signs licensing agreement with Chemtura

Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., a leader in natural oil metathesis that produces novel, high-performing specialty chemicals from renewable feedstocks, has announced a licensing agreement with Chemtura, a global, specialty chemicals company, for Elevance Aria® WTP technology and market development. Chemtura will have global rights to develop, derivatise, manufacture, use and …
ExxonMobil completes heavy lift of vacuum fractionation tower and reactors at Rotterdam refinery

ExxonMobil reported the successful completion of the heavy lift of its vacuum fractionation tower for the hydrocracker at its Rotterdam refinery this April. About 50 meters long and, with added platforms, 11 metres (m) wide, the vacuum fractionation tower is the largest piece of equipment placed on the foundation intact. …
Saudi Aramco to enter base oils business

Saudi Aramco has announced its intention to enter the base oils business, as part of its effort to optimise the value of its petroleum molecules and grow its refining and chemicals portfolio. Saudi Aramco has been integrating its downstream business in refining and marketing, in which petrochemicals and differentiated products …
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