flexicoking

flexicoking

[′flek·sə‚kōk·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
A continuous coke-making process that has a gasification section in which coke can be gasified to produce refinery fuel gas, allowing the production of both gas and coke in line with market requirements.
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It was upgraded during the late 1970s, with five new processes added: flexicoking, catalytic cracking, isomerisation, alkylation and crude light ends recovery, plus the FCC unit.
FLEXICOKING produces a clean low sulfur fuel gas which can be used economically in refinery furnaces and boilers, as well as by nearby consumers such as power plants, to minimize NOx and SOx emissions.