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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'We are delighted to continue to support the development of Duqm Refinery and will draw on our experience of delivering our market-leading delayed coking technology and proprietary equipment at greenfield refineries across the globe,' Bob MacDonald, CEO of Wood's Specialist Technical Solutions business said.
The feedstock will be NGLs extracted from natural gas in central Oman and transported to the Sohar complex by pipeline, mixed LPG produced in the refinery and aromatics complex, and dry gas produced in the RFCC unit and new delayed coking unit.
They are used to obtain a variety of finished products deploying major refining processes such as atmospheric and vacuum distillation of crude oil, catalytic cracking and reforming as well as delayed coking.
The changes would compel operators to monitor benzene emissions, upgrade storage-tank emission controls, ensure waste gases are properly destroyed, and adopt new emission standards for delayed coking units.
Evaluation of optical texture in petroleum coke commercial units of delayed coking
Delayed Coking. A process by which heavier crude oil fractions can be thermally decomposed under conditions of elevated temperatures and pressure to produce a mixture of lighter oils and petroleum coke.
This year, NCRA announced that it will build a new delayed coking unit at a cost of more than a half billion dollars.
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.enpublishing.co.uk
The process offers several advantages over traditional carbon rejection methods such as delayed coking, that leave an environmental footprint in the form of coke stockpiles.
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.