desulfurization unit

desulfurization unit

[dē·səl·fə·rə′zā·shən ‚yü·nət]
(chemical engineering)
A unit in petroleum refining for removal of sulfur compounds or sulfur.
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The explosion caused extensive damage to a 35,000 bpd light cycle oil hydrotreater, also called a hydrogen desulfurization unit, which uses hydrogen to convert the oil into diesel and remove sulfur, the sources said.
Contract notice: Call for applications for the realization of a biological biogas desulfurization unit on non-hazardous waste storage facility eteignieres (08), producing a sludge thickener for the biological station and a unit common sludge dewatering.
In order to meet the tighter specifications, refiners are required to upgrade their plants by adding a hydro desulfurization unit, allowing them to cut the sulphur content in gasoil to 0.
The fourth reason presented by Andonov was the launch of the Brikel TPP on August 08, 2011 after the finalization of a desulfurization unit.
The amount of the desulfurizing agent added to the natural gas as an odorant has been increased, making the desulfurization unit maintenance-free for 10 years.
Four years ago, Tesoro announced it would construct a distillate desulfurization unit, in order to produce up to 10,000 barrels per day of ultra-low-sulfur diesel, required by federal regulations.
The sorbents are designed to be placed in a capture unit that is downstream of the flue gas desulfurization unit to minimize the interactions with the strong acid gas contaminants.
Phillips starts up new gasoline desulfurization unit // Oil & Gas Journal.
Mitsubishi Heavy intends to step up marketing in the desulfurization unit business in view of worldwide growth in demand for advanced systems to fight air pollution and other environmental degradation, Mitsubishi Heavy officials said.
Tesoro Corporation recently announced it is investing $45 million over the next three years to construct a distillate desulfurization unit (DDU) at its refinery in Kenai, AK.
In late 2005, the Asheville Plant is scheduled to begin operating a flue- gas desulfurization unit (commonly known as a scrubber) to remove SO2 and other emissions, making it the first project operational under the Clean Smokestacks law.
For example, the company examined the possibility of building a desulfurization unit at the North Pole plant to meet the government ultra-low sulfur requirement a few years ago, but found it was too costly to do with estimates over $100 million.