BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 22
By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:
US oil and gas Honeywell UOP Company expressed interest in joint implementation of Uzbekneftegaz GTL project, Trend reports with reference to the press service of Uzbekneftegaz JSC.
According to Uzbekneftegaz JSC, the project on organization of production of alkylbenzene (derivatives of benzene) for synthetic detergents based on the raw materials of the Uzbekneftegaz GTL plant, which is expected to be launched this year, is a promising highly efficient project.
Uzbekneftegaz reports that a number of technology licensees have expressed interest in joint implementation of the project, including Honeywell UOP.
It is noted that the negotiations, carried out via videoconference with Honeywell UOP, were aimed at studying the possibilities of implementing the joint project on organization of production of alkylbenzene for synthetic detergents.
Within the framework of the project, a technological license for the launch of the technology, basic design configurations, the supply of technological units and catalysts, advanced training of working personnel and financing of the project were discussed.
Also, the proposals voiced by the experts were carefully studied, and at the subsequent stages of the negotiations it was decided to draw final conclusions.
As a result of the discussion, Honeywell UOP specialists recognized that the commissioned facilities of the Uzbekneftegaz GTL plant will create opportunities for the implementation of new gas chemical projects and will enhance the position of Uzbekistan in the fuel, energy and gas chemical spheres of the Eurasian region.
In addition, it was noted that Honeywell UOP has participated as a contractor of technological stations and technological units in more than 20 projects implemented in the territory of Uzbekistan.
US multi-national Honeywell UOP Company, formerly known as UOP LLC or Universal Oil Products, has been the leading international supplier and licensor for the petroleum refining, gas processing, petrochemical production and major manufacturing industries.
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