catalytic cracker

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a chemical reactor for converting oils with high boiling points into fuels with lower boiling points in the presence of a catalyst

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Varadarajan said that, as part of the expansion of Kochi refinery, BPCL would be setting up a petrochemical fluid catalytic cracker that would generate 500,000 tonnes of propylene annually.
Petroleos Brasileiro SA restarted a fluid catalytic cracker at its Pasadena, Texas, refinery by Aug.
South Korean refiner GS Caltex is likely to import bunker-grade high sulfur fuel oil cargoes every month after its 53,000 b/d vacuum gasoil fluid catalytic cracker reduced fuel oil production, a source close to the matter said.
The refinery project is to be developed in eight packages, including crude distillation and sulphur recovery facilities, a residue fluidised catalytic cracker, offsites and utilities, storage tanks, infrastructure work, marine works, and two separate packages for the site preparation works.
2 billion and Ruwais Fertiliser Catalytic Cracker in the same year for $3.
The meeting also opened bids for the following tenders: 1- Supply of catalysts for fluid catalytic cracker for Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company.
The cost of blending down the 531-centistoke (cst) fuel, which is residue extracted from the bottom of a fluid catalytic cracker, is likely to deter Asian buyers, traders said.
Isla's catalytic cracker, key to churning out light fuel, may require 2-4 weeks to bring back online even after the air compressors are repaired, one source said.
The work on the refinery s 57,000bpd condensate splitter and its 28,000bpd gasoline-producing catalytic cracker has been brought forward from the initial schedule to start in November, reported by Reuters in February.
The oil processing part of the complex includes aromatics units and deep conversion section with a fluidized catalytic cracker, a distillate hydrocracker, a delayed coker and a gasification plant.
The Nova-Baku refinery, which has a 34,400 b/d catalytic cracker, exports nearly two-thirds of its diesel and half of its jet fuel output.
In 1994/95, major upgrading work was done by Ruhr Oel, with a new vacuum distillation unit and catalytic cracker at Gelsenkirchen.
Although the GFM is a furnace-specific model, two main models of the GFM--the combustion space model and the reacting flow model--can be readily used to develop CFD models of other industrial processes, such as a fluid catalytic cracker, an aluminum furnace, a crude oil fired heater, and solid transport to a blast furnace.
Finally, on June 10, a large fire broke out at the refinery's catalytic cracker when the plant was being restarted after a power failure.
They have highlighted a pipe rupturing on June 7 and a fire at the refinery's Catalytic Cracker Unit three days later, as cause for prime concern.
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