Honeywell UOP selected for China’s largest petrochemical complex


Honeywell UOP (UOP) has announced that Zhejiang Petrochemical Co. Ltd. Will use four of its PolybedTM pressure swing adsorption (PSA) units to supply high-purity hydrogen (H2) for its new integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Zhoushan, Zhejian Province.

The complex will use Honeywell ExperionTM distributed control systems from Honeywell Process Solutions, and the PSA units will be controlled by Honeywell C300 controllers integrated with the Experion system.

When completed, the new plant will be the largest crude-to-chemicals complex in China and one of the largest in the world, manufacturing petrochemicals to make plastic resins, films and fibers, as well as fuels.

John Gugel, Vice-President and general manager, Gas Processing and Hydrogen at Honeywell UOP, said, “Our customers in China are selecting UOP’s PSA technology as an extremely competitive and reliable source of high purity H2.”

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