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GTC Awarded BTX Extraction Unit in Turkey

GTC Technology will supply its GT-BTX® process to STEAS (Socar Turkey Energy AS) at a new aromatics and PTA complex in Aliaga, Turkey. The new complex, being constructed at the existing STEAS PETKIM petrochemical site, includes an aromatics plant producing paraxylene...

LG Chem and Lotte Chem Visit SECCO GT-Styrene® Unit

In the last week of February, delegation teams from both LG Chem and Lotte Chem in Korea made visits to Shanghai SECCO to observe the plant’s GT-Styrene® unit.  GTC was represented by staff from the U.S., Korea and Beijing who accompanied the visitors. Shanghai SECCO...

GTC Europe Successfully Delivers New CDU Column

In June 2017, GTC Technology Europe won a crude distillation unit (CDU) revamp project from INA (Industrija Nafte Rijeka Refinery) in Croatia. INA, a stock company with MOL Plc. (along with the Republic of Croatia as its biggest shareholder), is a leading refiner in...

GTC Beijing Awarded Large Contract for Tower Internals

Recently, Zhejiang Yisheng of China awarded GTC Beijing a contract to supply tower internals for their 3MMTA PTA manufacturing plant. The new internals will equip six identical high-pressure rectification columns to recover acetic acid from the PTA reactors. The...

Two Milestone Units for GTC Start Up in China

In March, two grassroots units incorporating processes licensed from GTC Technology started up in China. One is the world’s largest GT-BTX® unit for Hengli Dalian’s complex on Changxing Island near Dalian City, Liaoning Province. The second is the first operating...