petroleum coke

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petroleum coke

[pə′trō·lē·əm ‚kōk]
(materials)
A carbonaceous solid material made by the destructive heating of high-molecular-weight petroleum-refining residues.
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[ClickPress, Tue Jul 16 2019] Needle coke is a high grade, high value, petroleum or coal-based coke.
Wang, Thesis, Effect of Raw Material Composition on the Formation of Needle Coke, China University of Petroleum (2009).
said it will form two firms in China's Jiangsu Province to make needle coke, used in electrodes for electric arc steel, and vehicle tire material carbon black, respectively, from around June 2014 to meet growing demand in China and other emerging economies.
Petroleum coke from the delayed coking process can be categorized as sponge coke, honeycomb coke, shot coke and needle coke depending upon its physical structure (Jacob, 1971; Dymond, 1991).
Conoco (NYSE:COC), Houston, has announced that by using new technologies the company has increased needle coke production by some ten percent and that its Global Carbon business is evaluating other production process changes to gain additional increases.
In addition, the company is also the only large scale graphite electrode producer that is substantially vertically integrated into petroleum needle coke, the primary raw material for graphite electrode manufacturing, which is currently in limited supply.
In addition, the company said it is the only large scale graphite electrode producer that is substantially vertically integrated into petroleum needle coke, the primary raw material for graphite electrode manufacturing, which is currently in limited supply.
Summary: Looking at the current market trends as well as the promising demand status of the "Needle Coke Market", it can be projected that the future years will bring out positive outcomes.
[ClickPress, Mon Mar 18 2019] Looking at the current market trends as well as the promising demand status of the " Needle Coke Market " it can be projected that the future years will bring out positive outcomes.
According to the company, the tar distillation facility will be part of an integrated carbon production complex comprising of three plants, including a 300,000 metric ton coal tar distillation plant and two downstream plants producing needle coke and carbon black.