THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has been selected by Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) for the license, engineering design and catalyst supply for a residue upgrading unit in Mathura, India. The unit will use Chevron Lummus Global's (CLG) LC-MAX™ and ISOCRACKING® technologies. The scope of work also includes the supply of catalysts, proprietary reactor internals, and training and technical services. CLG is a joint venture between Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and CB&I.
"This will be the first vacuum residue upgrading unit in India," said Daniel M. McCarthy, CB&I's Executive Vice President of Technology. "The high-conversion rates offered will enable the IOCL refinery to eliminate fuel oil while producing high-quality diesel for the region."
CLG's ISOCRACKING and LC-MAX technologies provide the most flexible upgrade path of vacuum residue to lighter, premium products at an industry-leading conversion rate of 90 percent. The flexibility and high-conversion rates achieved by the technologies enable customers to reach a balance between stringent product specifications, product yield and cycle run-length, all with the benefit of lower capital investment and operating costs.
CB&I (NYSE:CBI) is a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry. With more than 125 years of experience, CB&I provides reliable solutions to our customers around the world while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality. For more information, visit www.CBI.com.
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