Honeywell Green Jet Fuel Powers Flights to Rio+20 United Nations Conference in Brazil

Honeywell Green Jet Fuel produced from its UOP Renewable Jet Fuel process powered flights to the Rio+20 United Nations Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In 2011, Honeywell’s UOP opened a new office in Rio de Janeiro to better serve the growing oil and natural gas sector in Latin America. The office employs technical experts to provide project development, engineering services and support for Honeywell’s UOP process technology, catalysts, adsorbents and specialty equipment, as well as for Honeywell Process Solutions’ automation control solutions.

Honeywell’s UOP, a recognized global leader in process technology to convert petroleum feedstocks to fuels and chemicals, is developing a range of processes to produce green fuels from natural feedstocks. In addition to its Renewable Jet Fuel Process technology, the company has commercialized the UOP/Eni Ecofining™ process to produce Honeywell Green Diesel™ from biological feedstocks. It has also a joint venture with Ensyn Corp. in Envergent Technologies LLC, which offers pyrolysis technology for the production of renewable heat, power and transportation fuels. 

UOP LLC, headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, USA, is a leading international supplier and licensor of process technology, catalysts, adsorbents, process plants, and consulting services to the petroleum refining, petrochemical, and gas processing industries. UOP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Honeywell International, Inc. and is part of Honeywell’s Performance Materials and Technologies strategic business group. For more information, go to

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