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Challenging scenarios for the hydrocarbon industry require the most advanced and efficient technology solutions to remain competitive and flexible in ever-fluctuating markets — technologies KBR delivers.

The choice of catalyst used significantly governs the profit margins for operating plants by driving process performance and reliability. Our passion for innovation, combined with our commitment to deliver high-end technological solutions, addresses increasingly stringent environmental regulations, variable feedstock availability, tighter product specifications, fluctuating profit margins and a number of other processing challenges that operators in the refining and petrochemical segments face today.

“KBR delivers value to our customers by offering a diverse portfolio of highly robust, next-generation catalysts for alkylation, isomerization, propane dehydrogenation and olefins technologies.”

KBR delivers value to our customers by offering a diverse portfolio of highly robust, next-generation catalysts for alkylation, isomerization, propane dehydrogenation and olefins technologies, as well as additives for propylene maximization and residue upgrading. The catalysts are designed to maintain high activity and performance over a longer duration of time, owing to inherent structural integrity, bringing down cost of production and guaranteeing reliability. Our portfolio of innovative catalysts for the refining and petrochemical industry includes:

ExSact™

A safer, more robust and environmentally friendly solid catalyst used in KBR’s solid acid alkylation technology, K-SAAT™

MAX-ISOM™ Catalyst

A high activity catalyst that supports feed flexibility used in KBR’s isomerization technology, MAX-ISOM™

K-PROSMART™

Highly selective catalyst for on-purpose propylene production via KBR’s propane dehydrogenation technology, K-PRO™

K-100

Highly selective propylene recovery catalyst used in KBR’s catalytic olefins technology, K-COT™

MAXOFIN™ Additive

Proprietary additive to enhance flexibility of product yields from MAXOFIN™ technology

VCC™ Additive

Revolutionary proprietary additive for slurry-phase residue upgrading that replaces expensive metal based catalysts in Veba Combi-Cracking (VCC™) technology

Catalysts & Additives Opportunities

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