News | June 16, 2009

Merichem Chemicals & Refinery Services Selected For Jet Fuel Wet Treating Technology

Source: Merichem Company

By-product upgrade at the Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co., Ltd. petrochemical complex in Daesan, Korea.

Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co., Ltd. selected Merichem Chemicals & Refinery Services' technologies for its heavy-ends by-product upgrade project. Merichem will supply its NAPFINING™, MERICAT™ II and AQUAFINING™ technologies to caustic and water treat 15,000 BPSD of jet fuel in order to meet internationally accepted jet fuel specifications. These technologies are based on Merichem's state of the art mixing and non-dispersive FIBER-FILM® Contactor technology.

Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co., Ltd. is a joint venture established between The Samsung Group and The Total Group. Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co., Ltd. operates a large petrochemical complex, consisting of 15 separate plants, in Daesan, in Korea's Chungnam Province.

Process Technology Division, a division of Merichem Chemicals & Refinery Services LLC, has more than 35 years of acidic impurities removal and sweetening experience and offers a complete portfolio of H2S, CO2, naphthenic acid and mercaptan removal or sweetening processes, systems and products to fit a wide range of applications. Additional information is available at www.

Merichem Chemicals & Refinery Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Merichem Company, provides a diversified portfolio of products and services for chemical and petrochemical, petroleum refining, pulp and paper and wood treatment and preservative industries, as well as an expansive offering of process technologies for the treatment of hydrocarbon streams. The U.S. headquarters is in Houston with 39 international representatives. For more information on Merichem or the products offered, visit

SOURCE: Merichem Company