catalytic cracker


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catalytic cracker

a unit in an oil refinery in which mineral oils with high boiling points are converted to fuels with lower boiling points by a catalytic process

catalytic cracker

[¦kad·əl¦id·ik ′krak·ər]
(chemical engineering)
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Shell will provide licensed technology for the fluidized catalytic cracker, Merichem and Belco for the treatment units, and Axens for the gasoline hydrotreater.
Shell operates three crude distillation units, a condensate splitter, the fluid catalytic cracker, a hydrocracker and an ethylene cracker at the Bukom site.
The 28,000 b/d gasoline-making residual fluid catalytic cracker (RFCC), which takes straight-run fuel oil as feedstock, was shut down unexpectedly due to some problems with its generators on Oct 2.
9 /PRNewswire/ -- Modernization of the Wynnewood Refining Company's fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) incorporating state-of-the-art technology licensed exclusively by The M.
ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (EMRE) announced today that ERG Raffinerie Mediterranee SRL has selected EMRE's GO-fining(1) technology to hydrotreat the feed to their Fluid Catalytic Cracker (FCC) which will result in the improvement of overall FCC performance and their capabilities to produce 10 ppm sulfur mogas.
It also shut a 46,000 bpd residue catalytic cracker (RCC).
The employee, whose name was given to investigators, but redacted publicly, was the leader in charge of the Fluid Catalytic Cracker that sources say should have been shut off, but wasn't, while a damaged compressor was fixed, leading to a hydrocarbon leak that touched off the explosion.
As part of the programme, a number of process units such as hydrogen plant, visbreaker, fluidised catalytic cracker and crude distillation units will be shut down for planned maintenance work to be completed by May 17.
5m t/y fuel oil catalytic cracker built at Skikda, in the north-east, as a JV with a foreign developer to have a 65% majority and Naftec holding 35%.
It will likely start production at its gasoline-making residual fluid catalytic cracker unit next month, the source added.
The hydrocracker and associated facilities will include a new hydrocracking unit with 60,000 bpd capacity, expansion of the mild hydrocracking unit from 54,000 bpd to 70,000 bpd capacity and a new fluid catalytic cracker.
The refinery s residue catalytic cracker unit is to improve the quality and quantity of petrol, diesel, naphtha and propylene production from the plant, SRIP will involve integrating 5 new units at the refinery, including a hydrocracker and coker.

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