isocracking

isocracking

[¦ī·sō′krak·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
A hydrocracking process for conversion of hydrocarbons into more valuable, lower-boiling products; operates at relatively low temperatures and pressures in the presence of hydrogen and a catalyst.
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The unit will use Chevron Lummus Global's (CLG) LC-MAX and ISOCRACKING technologies.
Bapco chief executive Dr Peter Bartlett and US-based CLG's managing director Leon de Bruyn signed the technology licence and engineering services agreements for CLG's LC-FINING technology for Bapco's residue hydrocracking unit and ISOCRACKING technology for the new hydrocracking unit.
Sasol will link its slurry-phase distillate process with Chevron's hydrocracking technology called Isocracking.
The facility will use technologies that belong to Chevron Lummus Global, including solvent deasphalting, isofinishing, isodewaxing and isocracking technologies to produce clean fuels and high-quality base oils.
Sasol has linked its slurry-phase distillate process with Chevron's hydrocracking technology called Isocracking (see Downstream Trends of this week).
The plant will use Chevron Lummus Global's (CLG) proprietary ISOCRACKING, ISODEWAXING, ISOFINISHING and Solvent Deasphalting technologies for the production of high-quality base oils and clean fuels.
1) Sasol's Slury Phase Distillate technology is based on Sasol's Slurry Phase Fischer-Tropsch process and catalyst, Haldor Topsoe's Autothermal Reforming and Chevron Texaco's Isocracking process.
The scope of the contract includes the license of Chevron Lummus Global's LC-Slurry technology with integrated ISOCRACKING and ancillary units.
Chevron Lummus Global, a JV between Chevron and CB&I, announced the start-up of an integrated hydrocracker and base oil plant using CLG's isocracking, isodewaxing and isofinishing technologies by Russian refiner OJSC Taneco,