fluid catalytic cracking


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fluid catalytic cracking

[′flü·əd ¦kad·əl¦id·ik ′krak·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
An oil refining process in which the gas-oil is cracked by a catalyst bed fluidized by using oil vapors.
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Earlier this year, BASF announced the commercial launch of Borotec, the newest evolution of its resid oil Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalysts portfolio.
Keep abreast of major refinery units (crude distillation, coking, fluid catalytic cracking, hydrocracker, hydrotreater and reformer) undergoing maintenance across the world
Alireza Zeighami said on Sunday that the refining capacity of the Residual Fluid Catalytic Cracking (RFCC) unit of Shazand Imam Khomeini Refinery in central Iran is twice that of the world's biggest RFCC unit.
Last month, the largest oil refining blower of the world was installed in the Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) unit of Imam Khomeini (Shazand) oil refinery.
President and chief executive Fred Cannon said the oil produced at the plant was consistent with the company's specifications for upgrading into cellulosic gasoline and diesel, and validated its proprietary biomass fluid catalytic cracking (BFCC) technology at commercial scale.
The region's first fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts and additives plant will be set up in Abu Dhabi in the UAE.
Hartley Owen (Michigan State University), 83, ranked high among innovators in the oil industry in refinery process development, fluidized solids and fluid catalytic cracking.
On the other hand, while supplies of the rare earth element lanthanum, used in fluid catalytic cracking catalysts, are near-critical petroleum refiners have been able to work around the resulting increases in prices.
El catalizador gastado del proceso de craqueo catalitico (del ingles Fluid catalytic cracking, FCC), es un residuo resultante de las refinerias de petroleo en las unidades de ruptura catalitica en lecho fluido, que esta compuesto principalmente por silice y alumina en ordenes de hasta un 90%; la produccion a nivel mundial de este residuo se estima en 400.
However, the company's earnings are burdened by the higher crude oil procurement costs and the depreciation expenses related to its residue fluid catalytic cracking (RFCC) unit, which started operation in the autumn of 2010.
Its high olefin fluid catalytic cracking unit (HOFCC), which is still down, is expected to be back in operation by mid-July.
PetroRabigh's high olefin fluid catalytic cracking unit is expected to be in operation by mid.