HONEYWELL UOP'S TECHNOLOGIES TO BE USED IN THE NEW JIZZAKH PETROLEUM REFINERY
Honeywell International Inc recently announced that Jizzakh Petroleum JV LLC will be using its state-of-the-art UOP technologies for building a new refinery in the Jizzakh region of Eastern Uzbekistan. The refinery will possess the potential of processing about 5 million tons of crude oil to produce diesel, clean-burning gasoline and jet fuel, and will likely aid in sufficing the rising energy demand in Uzbekistan.
Jizzakh Petroleum is a joint venture of Gas Project Development Central Asia and JSC Uzbekneftegaz. Gas Project Development Central Asia is a subsidiary concern of Gazprom International, while JSC Uzbekneftegaz is a state-owned company in Uzbekistan .
Honeywell UOP is a division of Honeywell’s Performance Materials and Technologies strategic business group which also comprises Honeywell Process Solutions. In sync with the aforementioned deal, Honeywell UOP will also provide preliminary engineering design and licensing services to Jizzakh Petroleum for its Unicracking, Distillate Unionfining, CCR Platforming, Merox and Par-Isom services. On completion, the refinery will produce around 3.7 million tons of Euro V-quality motor fuels, 700,000 tons aviation fuel and around 500,000 tons of other products like bitumen and LPG, on an annualized basis.
JV Jizzakh Petroleum along with other major projects in the region will be covered at the 5th edition of Downstream Caspian and Central Asia conference on 4-5 of December in Almaty. See the conference agenda.