catalytic reforming

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catalytic reforming

[¦kad·əl¦id·ik rē′fȯr·miŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Rearranging of hydrocarbon molecules in a gasoline boiling-range feedstock to form hydrocarbons having a higher antiknock quality. Abbreviated CR.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Byco's excellent growth can be attributed to the successful commissioning of the Company's second refinery (ORC-II) in August, 2017, and the successful startup of Byco's Catalytic Reformer of ORC-II in February, 2018.
The gasoline-making unit, known as a continuous catalytic reformer, which has a capacity of 84,000 barrels per (bpd), was shut a 'few days' ago, the sources said, but it was unclear if the unit has resumed normal operations.
KARACHI -- Byco, Pakistan's only vertically integrated oil company, has launched the country's largest catalytic reformer that will enable the company to refine an additional 24,000 barrels of crude oil per day, raising Byco's production of RON 92 premium motor gasoline fivefold.
KARACHI -- Byco, the only vertically integrated oil company in Pakistan, has launched country's largest catalytic reformer, enabling it to refine an additional 24,000 barrels of crude oil per day thereby raising production of 92 RON premium motor gasoline by five-fold.Staff Reporter
Karachi -- Pakistan's leading energy company, Byco Petroleum Pakistan Limited, has commissioned a catalytic reformer at its larger oil refinery, ORC-2.
ARL's officials said that the technical studies are under way for installation of Continues Catalytic Reformer for more improvement of Motor Gasoline specifications.
Benzene at the Atyrau refinery is produced at the catalytic reformer - CCR, which is part of the complex for the production of aromatic hydrocarbons.
As was initially conceived, the first phase of the project had called for the installation of a new continuous catalytic reformer (CCR) unit, naphtha and gas/oil hydrotreaters and an isomerisation unit.
This analyser delivers a fast and reliable hydrogen concentration measurements in the following unit operations: catalytic reformer, hydrocracker, isomerisation unit, butamer off-gas, hydrotreater and fuel gas production.
Currently working as Chief Operating Officer in AGL.I was involved in all major projects carried out by ARL since 1982 which includes revamping of electrical systems from low voltage to 11 kV, Construction/commissioning of 132 kV grid station, modernization of instrumentation from pneumatic to latest electronic DCS, designing /construction/commissioning of 7.5 MW captive power plant, capacity enhancement/modernization/upgradation of refinery including catalytic reformer for octane improvement of petrol etc.After moving to AGL, I was the lead person in preparation of feasibility report, designing, contract negotiations including PPA, IA ,FSA etc.
The project includes new processing units; including a 50,000 bpsd Crude Distillation Unit, a 33,500 bpsd Naphtha Hydrotreating Unit, a 22,500 bpsd Continuous Catalytic Reformer, a 10,500 bpsd Isomerisation Unit, and a 13,500 bpsd Kerosene Hydrotreating Unit.
Another major expansion and upgradation project was completed in 1999 with the installation of Heavy crude Unit of 10,000 BPD and a Catalytic Reformer of 5,000 BPD.

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