Big West Oil’s HF Refinery in Utah is the 3rd in the U.S. to be Transitioned to a Vastly Safer Alkylation Catalyst

Earlier this year, Chevron started commercial operation at its Salt Lake City refinery using an ionic liquid catalyst. And, CVR Energy is transitioning its HF refinery in Wynnewood, Oklahoma to solid-acid-alkylation technology.

Big West Oil refinery in North Salt Lake City, Utah

Article by Robert Brelsford in Oil & Gas Journal

Big West Oil has contracted Honeywell UOP to deliver technology for the conversion of the existing hydrofluoric acid (HF) alkylation unit at its 33,000-barrel-per-day refinery in North Salt Lake City, Utah, into an alkylation unit based on ionic liquids alkylation technology. . . .

Click to read Robert Brelsford’s full article in Oil & Gas Journal.