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catalytic reforming

[¦kad·əl¦id·ik rē′fȯr·miŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Rearranging of hydrocarbon molecules in a gasoline boiling-range feedstock to form hydrocarbons having a higher antiknock quality. Abbreviated CR.
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The project includes new processing units; including a 50,000 bpsd Crude Distillation Unit, a 33,500 bpsd Naphtha Hydrotreating Unit, a 22,500 bpsd Continuous Catalytic Reformer, a 10,500 bpsd Isomerisation Unit, and a 13,500 bpsd Kerosene Hydrotreating Unit.
Another major expansion and upgradation project was completed in 1999 with the installation of Heavy crude Unit of 10,000 BPD and a Catalytic Reformer of 5,000 BPD.
Enoc's Jebel Ali refinery has a 70,000 bpd LPG-naphtha hydrotreater and a 36,000 bpd crude catalytic reformer.
Examples of products under development at EoPlex include an energy harvester based on piezo-electric materials that can power wireless tire pressure sensors and sensors in other rugged environments; a miniature catalytic reformer to provide hydrogen to mobile fuel cells; novel thermal management systems and specialized electronic circuits and packages.
Refiners use the naphtha, LGO, and HGO fractions contained in SSB as catalytic reformer feeds, diesel or jet fuel blending stocks, and feeds to their fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) units, respectively.
The major expansion of the refinery will include a number of new units, including a 140,000 barrels per stream day (BPSD) crude/vacuum distillation unit, a 24,500 BPSD naphtha hydrotreating/continuous catalytic reformer complex, a 58,000 BPSD vacuum gasoil hydrotreater, a 45,000 BPSD diesel hydrotreater, an 80 million standard cubic feet per day hydrogen production unit, a 250 tonnes per day sulfur recovery/tail gas treatment unit, a new flare system, amine regeneration and sour water stripper facilities, and relevant utilities, interconnecting and off-sites, including marine facilities and a new product storage tank farm.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Integrated Electrostatic Liquid Cleaner With Low Vacuum Dehydration Unit Along With Contamination Checking Kit, Microscope And 3 Sets Of Collectors To Be Used For Catalytic Reformer Unit Recycle Gas Compressor Lube Oil Purification
HOUSTON: Marathon Petroleum plans to restart a 75,000 barrel per day (bpd) catalytic reformer at the company's 451,000 bpd Galveston Bay Refinery, sources familiar with the company's plans said.
As was initially conceived, the first phase of the project had called for the installation of a new continuous catalytic reformer (CCR) unit, naphtha and gas/oil hydrotreaters and an isomerisation unit.
6 while a 30,000 bpd catalytic reformer would be brought offline for 23 days from January 6, one of the sources said.
today announced that production of gasoline and diesel fuel at Holly Corporation's Navajo Refinery will be substantially reduced, for a period expected to last 4 to 5 days beginning November 16, to permit an unanticipated repair of the Navajo Refinery's continuous catalytic reformer ("CCR").
Following the successful commissioning of the Catalytic Reformer and Heavy Crude Unit, Attock Refinery has gone ahead with its ambitious investment plans.

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