LLC, a Honeywell company, announced that it has been selected by The Dow
Chemical Company to provide technology to produce propylene at a Dow production
site in Texas.
Texas Operations will use the Honeywell UOP C3 Oleflex technology in
a new propane dehydrogenation unit to convert shale gas-derived propane to
propylene, a product used in the production of packaging, adhesives, coatings,
cleaners, and many other end-use applications. The facility will produce
750,000 metric tons per year of polymer-grade propylene.
unit is scheduled to start up in 2015. It will be the first of its kind in the United States and the largest single-train
propane dehydrogenation plant in North America.