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hydrogenation

The addition of hydrogen to another compound, usually an unsaturated organic compound. Unsaturated oils are hydrogenated to form margarine.
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Noun1.hydrogenation - a chemical process that adds hydrogen atoms to an unsaturated oil; "food producers use hydrogenation to keep fat from becoming rancid"
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
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KUWAIT, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's capacity to handle the remaining oil with hydrogenation processing will be 758,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the completion of the environmental fuel project, compared with the current capacity of 228,000 bpd, Kuwait's National Petroleum Company (KNPC) CEO Mohamed Al-Mutairi said Monday.
In this vein, Smith is exploring the development of new iron- and manganese-based catalysts for asymmetric hydrogenation. A technique commonly used in pharmaceutical laboratories, asymmetric hydrogenation is considered an atom-economical reaction--another key green-chemistry concept that emphasizes efficient conversion of chemical reactions.
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Besides storage, the terminal will provide facilities like distillation, extraction, hydrogenation and fractionation.
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The contracts relate to various LPP units, namely, NGL Extraction, PyGas Hydrogenation, MTBE, Polypropylene, and Polyethylene.
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