catalytic cracking


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Related to catalytic cracking: Catalytic reforming, thermal cracking

catalytic cracking

[¦kad·əl¦id·ik ′krak·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Conversion of high-boiling hydrocarbons into lower-boiling types by a catalyst.
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(1.) Unfinished oils coming out of a crude oil distillation unit which are input into a catalytic cracking unit are considered fresh feed to the catalytic cracking unit.
Shaw also is providing engineering services and licensing for its proprietary Residue Fluid Catalytic Cracking (RFCC) technology to Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer) as a part of the major grassroots expansion of refining capacity at the Ruwais Industrial Complex in the United Arab Emirates.
And, if the design of the reactors is done with care, the processing can have minimal environmental impact Editors Scheirs (Australia) and Kaminsky (Germany) are polymer specialists deeply involved in the field, and they bring together 28 contributions beginning with an introduction to feedstock recycling of plastics and proceeding through discussion of various aspects of catalytic cracking, quality of fuels, reactor types, and monomer recovery.
Repairs to the catalytic cracking unit are taking longer than expected, said Alex Moorhead, Exec.
Petroleum refining technology interest UOP, LLC recently announced it has been selected to provide Valero Energy Corporation with hydroprocessing technologies for the production of ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) and treated fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) feed.
The settlement calls for Lion Oil to spend more than $21.5 million to install state-of-the-art pollution control technology to reduce emissions from a catalytic cracking unit and at other places throughout its refinery.
(NYSE:JEC) has announced that Marathon Ashland Petroleum, LLC (MAP) has awarded them a Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) services contract for upgrading the fluid catalytic cracking capability of the MAP Catlettsburg, Ky., refinery.
The catalytic cracking of methane is a promising route to the production of CO free [H.sub.2] necessary for modern fuel cells.
The repair of the catalytic cracking unit at the Baku Oil Refinery named after Heydar Aliyev Oil Refinery will becompleted today.
Under the framework, Grace will provide Fluid Catalytic Cracking, or FCC, catalysts and technical services to the refineries operated by KazMunayGas as well as investments to construct a catalysts logistics terminal and an FCC catalysts laboratory in Kazakhstan.
International Resource News-February 9, 2016--Albemarle to increase price of fluid catalytic cracking catalysts

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