THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by a major North American refiner for the technology license and engineering design of a new alkylation process unit to be located on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The unit will use CB&I's advanced CDAlky® sulfuric acid alkylation technology to produce 23,000 barrels per day of alkylate based on 100 percent C5 olefin feedstock and marks CB&I's first, U.S. license for the technology.
CDAlky is an environmentally-friendly alternative process to obtain high-octane, premium gasoline with less environmental impact, while also reducing overall maintenance and chemical cost for refineries.
"CB&I is pleased to have been selected by our customer to provide the license and engineering design for this project," said Daniel McCarthy, President of CB&I's Technology operating group. "Our CDAlky technology has been commercially proven in international markets since 2013, and this milestone award highlights the level of trust our customer has placed in CB&I as well as the competitive advantages of our technology."
CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry. With over 125 years of experience and the expertise of more than 40,000 employees, 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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