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Topsoe Blog

Why not use connected services to train your junior plant staff?

13.06.2019
People are the biggest asset in any business and the success of your company depends largely on them. It is especially important in the chemical industry – without knowledgeable engineers and operators you risk costly downtime, and it can be a real challenge these days with senior plant personnel retiring and faster job rotation of younger...

How to avoid problems in your plant's operation with connected services?

06.06.2019
Digitalization is on everybody’s lips these days and many companies are thinking what their digital strategy should be for the coming years. This is equally valid for both Topsoe and our customers. It can be quite overwhelming to get a clear overview of the possibilities and sort out between real offerings and futuristic promises. What is relevant...

Shchekinoazot chooses Topsoe ammonia technology for new plant

27.03.2019
United Chemical Company Shchekinoazot has selected Haldor Topsoe as licensor of ammonia technology for the construction of a new ammonia and urea plant. Located in the Tula region of Russia, the plant will have a capacity of 1,500 tons of ammonia per day and 2,000 tons of urea per day. “This project will ensure the qualitative development of the...

Haldor Topsoe launches ClearView™ – a breakthrough connected service for optimal plant performance in the chemical and refining industries – and announces alliance with Honeywell

05.03.2019
ClearView™ is a complete connected plant service that leverages the power of continuous upload of data to offer plant owners improved asset utilization, energy savings, and less unplanned downtime. Based on a stream of comprehensive data from the plant, modelling and analytical software continually suggests optimization opportunities and...

Ammonia can become the CO2-free fuel of the future

21.02.2019
Today, ammonia is mostly known as an indispensable fertilizer ingredient. A new research project will now explore ammonia’s potential, both as a sustainable fuel and a good solution for “storing” green power from wind and sun.

UCC Shchekinoazot confirmed guaranteed operation parameters of world’s first IMAP™ methanol and ammonia co-production plant

28.01.2019
In December, UCC Shchekinoazot (Tula region, Russia) successfully completed a test run of their newly erected methanol and ammonia co-production unit based on Haldor Topsoe’s IMAP Methanol+™ process. Production capacity is 450,000 tons of methanol and 135,000 tons of ammonia per year. The plant is the first greenfield project in the world to be...

Haldor Topsoe opens office in Indonesia

28.11.2018
Topsoe opens an office in Jakarta, Indonesia, to be closer to the customers and provide them with even faster services tailored to their needs. Indonesia’s demand for ammonia, methanol, and DME grassroots plants is expected to grow significantly in the future. Topsoe will support Indonesian refining customers with state-of-the-art technology and...

Haldor Topsoe invests in Indian fertilizer plant

13.09.2018
Topsoe has signed a shareholder agreement for a 11.7% stake in the Ramagundam fertilizer plant in Telangana, India, together with the Danish government-owned fund IFU and The Danish Agribusiness Fund (DAF). The Ramagundam project comprises 2,200 MTPD ammonia and 3,850 MTPD urea plants. The new plant is part of the Indian government’s revival plan...

UCC Shchekinoazot launches methanol and ammonia co-production plant licensed by Haldor Topsoe

11.09.2018
United Chemical Company Shchekinoazot inaugurated a methanol and ammonia co-production plant on September 7, 2018, in the Tula region of Russia. The new plant can produce 450,000 tons of methanol and 135,000 tons of ammonia per year and is based on Topsoe’s IMAP™ technology. This is the third unit built at Shchekinoazot under license from Topsoe.

Choosing high performance LTS catalyst for improved efficiency

20.08.2018
In an increasingly competitive market, catalyst selection is of significant importance when it comes to optimizing performance in ammonia and hydrogen plants. By installing high performance catalysts, it is possible to improve the overall plant efficiency and ensure optimal feedstock utilization, thereby increasing profit margin.

New orders cement Topsoe’s leading position in ammonia in India

03.08.2018
TechnipFMC has awarded Topsoe a contract for license and engineering of two 2,200 tons-per-day ammonia plants. The plants will be based on Topsoe’s world-leading ammonia technology and are part of the Indian government’s revival plans for the domestic fertilizer sector. Three out of the four current fertilizer plant revival projects in India are...

How to reduce ammonia production cost with improved ammonia synthesis catalyst?

14.06.2018
Using KM 111 in conjunction with our industry-leading catalyst KM1 increases the profitability of ammonia production through record high production levels as well as savings in energy consumption.

Ammonia producers can make millions of dollars with world’s first commercial iron-free high shift catalyst

01.03.2016
Topsoe’s SK-501 FlexTM high temperature shift catalyst lets ammonia producers choose to save on feedstock and energy or boost production by up to 5% with the same setup SK-501 FlexTM gives a potential increase in revenue of 11 million USD/year for a large-scale ammonia plant Activity and stability has been proven through several years of...

Topsoe opens office in Tehran and celebrates new deal

04.02.2016
Topsoe expects blooming petrochemical and refinery business in Iran Long-standing relations with Iranian companies can now be honored Deal for methanol plant has been signed with Badr-e-Shargh Petrochemical Complex Topsoe – a Danish technology, catalyst and services vendor to the petrochemical and refining industry – will open permanent offices in...

Topsoe technology chosen for billion-dollar fertilizer plant in Tanzania

28.10.2015
First fertilizer plant in Tanzania expected to have huge effect on agriculture and economic development Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation has entered into a joint venture to realize the first fertilizer plant in Tanzania with a consortium of Ferrostaal Industrial Projects GmbH, Haldor Topsoe A/S and Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd. The...

Haldor Topsoe A/S acquires unique furnace monitoring technology

31.08.2015
Haldor Topsoe A/S has signed an agreement with Increase Performance Inc. to acquire full ownership of the Furnace Manager Technology. The acquisition will be an important expansion of the technology and service offering to Topsoe’s global client base.

Topsoe and Tatarstan agree on scientific collaboration to develop petrochemical and chemical industries

30.08.2015
Kazan, Russia, August 30, 2015 – The memorandums build on talks between Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov and CEO of Haldor Topsoe A/S Bjerne S. Clausen, who in 2014 agreed to cooperate in the education of professionals for Tartarstan’s petrochemical and chemical industries as well as joint R&D and industrial projects.

Topsoe lays foundation for first ever integrated methanol and ammonia plant in Russia

02.06.2014
On May 20, a foundation stone laying ceremony was held at the construction site of a new methanol ammonia co-production plant for the petrochemical company Shchekinoazot - one of the largest producers of chemicals in Russia. The new plant, which is located in the Tula region of Russia, will be the first ever in the world using Haldor Topsoe’s IMAP...

New steam reforming catalyst from Haldor Topsoe

25.09.2013
Haldor Topsoe now offers a new alkali-promoted steam reforming catalyst, RK-400. RK-400 is engineered to provide consistently strong protection against unwanted carbon formation while achieving a level of catalytic activity higher than those previously seen from this class of catalysts. The first charge of RK-400 was installed in 2012 in an...
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