cat cracker


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cat cracker

[′kat ‚krak·ər]
(chemical engineering)
A refinery unit where catalytic cracking is done.
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The low sulphur gas oil from the converted units will be sent to the Norco refinery to run in its 112,000 bpd cat cracker, one of the goals of the combination plan announced last year.
According to the principals of Process Innovators, the design of the new low profile Fluid Cat Cracker provides a number of key advantages.
The 90,000 bpd cat cracker is running at about 70,000 bpd.
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (San Antonio, Texas) has selected an engineering firm to provide Schedule A design and help redefine project scope for a Fluid Cat Cracker Unit (FCCU) Expansion at its New Jersey refinery.
desulfurizing heavy hydrocarbons such as cat cracker feeds.
Refinery to help us generate high quality LP data for our Crude Fractionation Towers, Fluid Cat Cracker (FCC), and Continuous Catalytic Reformer (CCR).
John Rogers, general manager of BP Oil's Grangemouth refinery, said, "This project represents a further major stage of the refinery's `repositioning strategy' following the announcement last year of the cat cracker revamp.
This is a reflection of a combination of dynamic buildup of petrochemical capacities and comparatively slower cat cracker expansions in refineries.