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Topsoe Blog

Further price increase for sulfuric acid catalysts

09.05.2018
Effective today, Haldor Topsoe announces a further price increase on the company’s sulfuric acid catalysts. The increase is due to the rising price of raw materials.

Price increase for hydroprocessing catalysts

20.04.2018
Haldor Topsoe will introduce a general price increase on the TK series hydroprocessing catalysts, effective April 23, 2018. Prices will increase on most products in the TK series.

SNOX™ sustainable emissions control technology enters the carbon black industry

12.04.2018
Orion Engineered Carbons LLC has signed a contract for Topsoe’s sustainable flue gas cleaning technology, SNOX™. The contract has a value of a three digit million DKK amount. It is the first time that SNOX™ is applied in the carbon black industry. Since 2014, Orion has conducted in-depth analyses of the SNOX™ process, including investigative site...

Price increase for sulfuric acid catalysts

03.04.2018
Haldor Topsoe increases prices for sulfuric acid catalysts with 0.40 euro per liter. The increase is driven by a substantial increase in the price of vanadium, which is a necessary raw material for sulfuric acid catalysts.

Topsoe Annual Report 2017: Focus on consolidating the business

20.03.2018
Continuing operations generated revenue of DKK 5,011 million, EBIT of DKK 595 million (equaling an EBIT margin of 12%), and net profit of DKK 403 million. The overall financial results were negatively impacted by the sale of the automotive and stationary DeNOx business areas. Continuing operations DKK million 2017 2016 Change 2016-2017 Change...

Successful start-up of world’s largest wet gas sulfuric acid (WSA) plant

19.02.2018
The WSA plant treats 131,000 tons of acid gas per year from a neighboring world-scale refinery in Huizhou, China. The patented WSA process converts more than 99.9% of the sulfur in the off-gases into commercial grade sulfuric acid. Since 2000, Topsoe has sold 68 WSA plants in China, of which 54 are already on stream. Bestgrand Chemical Group has...

Haldor Topsoe and JITRI found joint R&D company to accelerate development of innovative technologies for Chinese market

15.02.2018
Joint company will focus on applied research and fast commercialization of new technologies. First development project aims to develop more cost-effective NCA batteries for electric cars. The company will also function as a test facility for Topsoe’s Chinese customers within hydroprocessing and emissions management (catalytic filtration). Haldor...

Topsoe chosen as technology licensor of the world’s largest methanol facility

30.01.2018
IGP Methanol LLC has awarded Haldor Topsoe a contract for engineering of a methanol plant that will produce 1.8 million tons per year, which is part of a planned complex with a total production capacity of 7.2 million tons per year. Topsoe’s SynCOR Methanol™ technology will be at the core of the project. IGP plans to construct four identical...

Global executive joins top management in Topsoe

18.01.2018
Amy Hebert becomes new member of the executive management at Haldor Topsoe A/S to further strengthen and develop the company’s position.

Bio-based chemicals one step closer to commercial breakthrough

09.11.2017
Braskem and Haldor Topsoe partner to validate the MOSAIK™ sugar-to-biochemicals solution for production of MEG (monoethylene glycol) in a demonstration plant. The new partnership accelerates the development of the MOSAIK™ solution that forms the basis for a growing portfolio of bio-based chemicals produced through patented processes. MEG is a key...

Revenue and EBIT growth from continuing business – half-year results impacted by sale of business areas

15.08.2017
Revenue and EBIT from Topsoe’s continuing business increased 5% and 8%, respectively, in the first half of 2017, when adjusting for one-time effects of restarted contracts in 2016. The financial results were significantly impacted by Haldor Topsoe’s recent divestment of its emissions control business areas which involved a total estimated loss of...

Topsoe to help HMEL meet BS-VI fuel specification on fast track

26.06.2017
Topsoe delivers a bundled technology solution of diesel hydrotreater unit and revamp of hydrogen generation facility. HMEL refinery will be revamped to deliver BS VI (equivalent Euro VI) fuel specifications under BS-VI Fuel Quality Project BS-VI Fuel Quality Project is planned to be commissioned within just 36 months. Indian refinery company...

Topsoe sharpens focus, sells emissions control areas

20.06.2017
Topsoe sells automotive and stationary DeNOx business areas to Umicore. Topsoe will increase focus on developing new sustainable solutions and expanding core business within catalysts and technology for the petrochemical industry and refineries. The contract value is DKK 900 million plus an earn-out. Today, Topsoe announced that it has sold its...

Topsoe technology chosen for large Uzbek gas-to-liquids project

10.05.2017
Topsoe’s synthesis gas technology has been chosen for OLTIN YO’L GTL – a 38,000 barrels per day gas-to-liquids (GTL) energy plant in Uzbekistan Topsoe will deliver proprietary equipment for two synthesis gas trains, each including autothermal reformers (ATRs), waste heat boilers, steam drums, CTS burners, refractory materials, and HTZR target...

New solution for high-purity landfill fuel gas for power plants

27.03.2017
ENERGYneering Solutions Inc. signs first deal for Topsoe’s HiPerFuel™ landfill gas conditioning solution HiPerFuel™ will drive down operational costs and downtime for landfill gas power plant operators The solution removes siloxanes and sulfur from landfill gas to provide high-purity fuel gas ENERGYneering Solutions Inc. (ESI), a US O&M contractor...

Topsoe Annual Report 2016: Significantly improved profitability in challenging markets

21.03.2017
Revenue and EBIT reached an all-time high, revenue grew by 1%, and operating profit (EBIT) increasedby 48%. Revenue and EBIT were positively impacted by restarted contracts, reduced cost base, and increased revenue from technology sales. On the other hand, revenue was negatively affected by low raw material prices. Despite difficult market...

New catalyst increase competition in FCC gasoline post-treatment

16.12.2016
With only two well-established competing products on the global market, Haldor Topsoe’s HyOctaneTM now gives refiners a wider range of options for their next catalyst replacement in their FCC gasoline post-treatment unit. The new catalyst series is industrially proven to provide ultra-low levels of sulfur, while keeping octane numbers high.

On-site carbon monoxide generation takes the next step

12.12.2016
Haldor Topsoe’s eCOs is a new electrolysis cell technology that allows the safe, efficient, and cost-competitive production of carbon monoxide directly at the site of facilities where the gas is needed. The CO-generation device uses feedstock carbon dioxide and electrical power to produce CO in quantities ideal for most operations that today rely...

New HyBRIM™ catalyst boosts profitability of diesel and hydrocracking units

23.11.2016
Refiners can look forward to longer cycle lengths, high-value products from low quality feed stocks, and increased volume swell with the latest HyBRIM™ nickel molybdenum catalyst with 25 percent improved activity for both nitrogen and sulfur removal.

Topsoe positions itself for growth in China

08.11.2016
Topsoe’s new, state-of-the-art automotive catalyst plant in Tianjin ramps up production, while the automotive organization is restructured to better support the Company’s market-leading catalyst for the growing heavy diesel segment.