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Catalyst passivation for safer more efficient turnarounds

2018-03-27 13:27:32
 
    Samsung Engineering wins two major contracts from ADNOC 26/03/18
On the occasion of the visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of His Excellency Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced......
    Fluor awarded construction contract for MEGlobal project 26/03/18
Fluor Corporation announced today that MEGlobal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EQUATE Petrochemical Company, awarded the company a contract for mechanical construction of its......
    Chevron Lummus Global announces start-up of Luberef II Yanbu refinery expansion 26/03/18
Chevron Lummus Global LLC (CLG) is pleased to announce the successful start-up of Saudi Aramco’s Luberef II Yanbu Refinery Expansion Project using CLG’s all-hydroprocessing......
    Pemex seeking bids for rehabilitation work at its Miguel Hidalgo refinery 23/03/18
With the objective of improving security, performance and profitability of the Miguel Hidalgo refinery, Pemex informs that it will request bids for rehabilitation works for the H-Oil plant......
    Kuwait Petroleum awards pre-feasibility study to Jacobs 22/03/18
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc has been awarded a contract for a pre-feasibility study, with the option of proceeding to a detailed feasibility study, for Kuwait Petroleum Corporation......
    Catalyst passivation for safer more efficient turnarounds
(White Paper) - Eliminating inert entry for catalyst changeout in a hydrocracker. Since hydrotreating and hydrocracking were introduced to the refining industry in the mid-20th......
    Model predictive control of a distillation unit
In a coordinated plant process, particular attention must be paid to control of individual columns. Phenol is an important industrial chemical and is used as an intermediate especially......
    Close guard against chloride issues
Chloride removal monitoring and maintenance associated with the catalytic reformer unit (CRU) has long been a headache within a refinery. Impacts within the CRU and downstream can......
    Improving FCC unit profitability
Upgrading the FCC catalyst and additive system enabled a refiner to increase olefins production with lower bottoms to coke and no increase in dry gas. This article presents the results......
    Optimise the route to emissions compliance
Increasingly stringent SO2 emission regulations may demand smart and cost-effective alternatives to generic amine based tail gas treating units. Refiners and gas plant......
    Approaches to simulating distillation and absorption
Distillation of spirits has been practiced since the time of the ancient Greeks who ascribed sacred powers to the liquids that resulted from refining wine using stills such as the one......
    Be smart about FCC olefin recovery
Whether the driver is propylene as a chemicals feedstock or propylene and butylene as alky feed, FCC units worldwide are being pushed to maximize olefin production. Increased......
    Sensor simulation instead of sensor stimulation
Many of these are rated as critical and call for a reliable and ample  machine protection system. These protection systems are available in a  variety of designs. They span from eutectic......
    SweetSulf™ The high pressure redox desulfurization process
Reaction: Sour gas is contacted with an aqueous redox solution which extracts the H2S and converts it into solid elemental sulphur. Gas separation: Treated gas, free of H2S, is......
    Recovery and refining precious metals
Recovery and refining of precious metals from hydrocarbon, petroleum, chemical, and petrochemical processes. Sabin recovers PGMs and other precious metals from spent.....
    Axens Impulse™ movie
Impulse™ is a complete, high performance range of hydrotreating catalysts allowing for even more difficult feedstock to be processed without cycle penalty. Impulse catalysts also offer......
    StaBlox™ Flue Gas Tunnel System
The Blasch StaBlox Tunnel System is a versatile, mechanically stable system consisting of a series of stackable, interlocking blocks. The StaBlox system allows for an extremely fast......
    ProMax Blocks - property tables
This video illustrates the property table shape within ProMax, which allows the user to display information about multiple streams or blocks side-by-side on the flowsheet......
    Burckhardt Compression company movie
Burckhardt Compression is a global market leader in the field of reciprocating compressors. It is the only manufacturer that covers a complete range of reciprocating compressor......
    CATnap catalyst removal technology by Cat Tech
CATNap® patented technology eliminates the need for working in dangerous nitrogen filled environment typically created in Hydrotreaters and  Hydrocrackers whilst routine......
 
 

 
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