hydrodesulfurization

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hydrodesulfurization

[‚hī·drō·dē‚səl·fə·rə′zā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A catalytic process in which the petroleum feedstock is reacted with hydrogen to reduce the sulfur content in the oil.
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The tax break, commonly known as "deemed duty" will take effect from January 1, 2016, on the condition that refiners have fulfilled their commitment to set up hydrodesulfurizer at their plants, Asim Hussain, advisor to the Prime Minister on energy matters, said March 5.
KBC's extensive suite of industry-standard reactor models are available within Petro-SIM, including: Fluid Catalytic Cracker (FCC-SIM), Hydrocracker (HCR-SIM), Catalytic Reformer (REF-SIM), Naphtha Hydrotreater (NHTR-SIM), Diesel Hydrotreater (DHTR-SIM), VGO Hydrotreater (VGOHTR-SIM), Residue Hydrodesulfurizer (RHDS-SIM), Delayed Coker (DC-SIM), Alkylation (ALK-SIM), Visbreaking (VIS-SIM), Isomerization Modeling and Blending.