cat cracker


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cat cracker

[′kat ‚krak·ər]
(chemical engineering)
A refinery unit where catalytic cracking is done.
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The low sulphur gas oil from the converted units will be sent to the Norco refinery to run in its 112,000 bpd cat cracker, one of the goals of the combination plan announced last year.
The work is scheduled to finish November10, but sources have told Reuters the Ultracracker maintenance may take until late November to complete.The repairs to Pipestill 3A and FCCU3 were originally scheduled to take two weeks to complete, but the CDU work ran a week beyond scheduled completion and the cat cracker work was nearly two weeks behind schedule.The sources said a shortage of contractors, who are doing the repairs and the Ultracracker overhaul, was a cause of the delay in completing the repairs.About 300 contractors were lured away to another refinery project by higher pay, the sources said.
It features a 20 Mboepd cat cracker, 22 Mboepd naptha cracker, and 3 Mboepd catalytic reformer.
NEW YORK: PBF Energy reported a cat cracker snag due to a carbon monoxide (CO) boiler outage at its 182,200 barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery in Delaware City, according to a notice filed regulators.
The 90,000 bpd cat cracker is running at about 70,000 bpd.
I left my wife, Diana, seated at the kitchen table, our new cat Crackers curled up on one of the other kitchen chairs, just next to her.