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.
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Byco re-commissioned a catalytic reformer at its oil refinery, ORC-2, enabling the company to convert 24,000 barrels per day of heavy naphtha into motor gasoline, as per rated capacity.
Karachi -- Pakistan's leading energy company, Byco Petroleum Pakistan Limited, has commissioned a catalytic reformer at its larger oil refinery, ORC-2.
Karachi -- Byco Petroleum Pakistan Limited has commissioned a catalytic reformer at its larger oil refinery, ORC-2.
Various existing units, including a naphtha hydro-treating unit, a continuous catalytic reformer and a diesel hydro-treating unit are also being revamped as part of the modernisation.
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.
Energy intelligence firm Genscape reported restart of a 36,100 bpd catalytic reformer, shut last month, at the refinery.
5 MW captive power plant, capacity enhancement/modernization/upgradation of refinery including catalytic reformer for octane improvement of petrol 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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