hydrodesulfurization

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hydrodesulfurization

[‚hī·drō·dē‚səl·fə·rə′zā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A catalytic process in which the petroleum feedstock is reacted with hydrogen to reduce the sulfur content in the oil.
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NEW YORK: A 45,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) diesel hydrotreater was taken out of production early at ExxonMobil Corp's 502,500-bpd Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refinery, said sources familiar with plant operations.
The collaboration with Samsung Engineering for the development of Diesel Hydrotreater Unit represents our zeal to maintain the highest standard of environmental management.
CB&I noted that the project, which is valued at more than $50 million, calls for the company to handle engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction of a 16,000-barrel-per-day hydrotreater.
The LVGO and HVGO are directed to the LGO hydrotreater and HGO hydrotreater, respectively, and the VTB is routed to the Fluid Cokers and LC-Finer.
That, in turn, is sent through a hydrotreater, which puts out two API-grade base oils that are functionally equivalent to 'virgin' oils.
Suncor will be responsible for the design, construction and operation of a hydrotreater at the Suncor refinery site.
The proposed purchase includes Shell's coker, crude oil distilling unit, hydrogen plant, gas oil hydrotreater, sulfur plant and related tankage and equipment.
The accelerated maintenance on the naphtha reformer and diesel hydrotreater have also been completed, and these units will resume normal operations along with the crude unit.
Samsung Engineering of South Korea in early 2012 got the EPC job for a diesel hydrotreater (DHT) unit to yield 54,000 b/d of clean diesel from a high-sulphur fuel at the Phase-I Plant.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of License, Basic Engineering Design Package And Other Related Services For Diesel Hydrotreater Dht Unit Of Numaligarh Refinery Limited
Company to Provide Engineering, Procurement and Construction Services in Support of Holly's Interconnecting Piping and Diesel Hydrotreater Revamp Projects
The steam and power production will allow Premcor to shut down existing production assets to voluntarily reduce NOx (nitrogen oxides) emissions and also meet Premcor's increased steam and power requirements associated with its new diesel hydrotreater.