Technology licensing

Technology licensing is the business of selling refinery process technologies to refiners. Most of the refining process units have a number of licensors with process technology designs that refiners can license when they build a new unit. Some of the more prominent licensors are:

  • UOP
  • Axens (IFP)
  • CB&I (Chevron Lummus)

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