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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In refineries Bohler solutions are used in distillation towers, heaters, coke drums, fractionators, hydrocracking reactors, hydrotreating reactors, hydrodesulphurisation reactors, heat exchangers, FCC units, evaporators, storage tanks and reforming units.
PRL has started feasibility study on the refinery growth and upgradation including installation of DHDS (Diesel Hydrodesulphurisation Unit).
In March 2011, a fire hit Amuay's hydrodesulphurisation unit-4 (HD4).
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The contract is for the licence and basic engineering of a fluid catalytic cracking petrol hydrodesulphurisation unit in the Russian Federation.
The contract covers the construction of a hydrodesulphurisation unit at Refap's Alberto Pasqualini refinery in Rio Grande do Sul and includes detail engineering, purchasing, construction, electromechanical installations and assistance with commissioning and start-up of the plant.
MB Tech will also supply around 5000m2 of open steel flooring worth in excess of pounds 320,000, for Total's new hydrodesulphurisation and hydrogen production units at the Lindsey Oil Refinery, near Immingham in Humberside.
Removing sulphur from organo-sulfur compounds by using micro-organisms has become an alternative to hydrodesulphurisation (HDS).
The company also reported startup of hydrogen plant and diesel hydrodesulphurisation start up on May 1, the filing added.
International Resource News-25 January 2010-Shell Oil restarts hydrodesulphurisation unit in Deer Park(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk