delayed coking


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delayed coking

[di′lād ′kōk·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
A semicontinuous thermal process for converting heavy petroleum stock to lighter material.
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Delayed coking is the main method of deep processing of residual oil.
Tutorial: delayed coking fundamentals" En: AIChE Spring National Meeting, paper 29a, New Orleans, LA, USA, 1998.
US refineries invested heavily in delayed coking units, anticipating they would be processing increasing quantities of heavy crude from sources such as Venezuela, Canada and Saudi Arabia.
International Resource News-12 May 2010-Motiva plans to restart delayed coking unit(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
The most commonly used process is delayed coking, but several processes based on moving beds and fluidized beds are in use or are under development in order to increase liquid yields.
The assignment, awarded by the Brazilian oil company Petrobras, covers the building of a delayed coking unit at the Petrobras Reduc oil refinery near Rio de Janeiro.
Coastal will install a new 30,000 bpd delayed coking unit and other modifications at the facility which will increase its heavy crude refining and conversion capacity.
Kellogg of Houston has been contracted to provide detailed engineering for a $1 billion upgrade to the Jose industrial complex that will convert the extra-heavy crude oil into a lighter synthetic crude based on Conoco's delayed coking technology.
This award follows a previous award by CJSC Antipinsky Refinery in 2011 for the technology license and basic design package for Foster Wheeler's Selective Yield Delayed Coking (SYDEC(SM)) technology, and the basic design package for a vacuum distillation unit.
As a successful application of BAT, the guests were presented a combined hydrocracking unit, delayed coking unit, flare system, plant purification works, and an industrial waste landfill.
HOUSTON: Lyondell Basell shut the smaller of two delayed coking units for maintenance after completing the restart of a crude distillation unit (CDU) at its 263,776 barrel per day (bpd) Houston refinery over the weekend, Gulf Coast market sources said.
To further reduce heavy fuel oil production, Ruwais-II is to have a delayed coking unit of 30,000 b/d capacity to enhance production of gasoline and other light fuels.