isocracking

isocracking

[¦ī·sō′krak·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
A hydrocracking process for conversion of hydrocarbons into more valuable, lower-boiling products; operates at relatively low temperatures and pressures in the presence of hydrogen and a catalyst.
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Bapco chief executive Dr Peter Bartlett and US-based CLG's managing director Leon de Bruyn signed the technology licence and engineering services agreements for CLG's LC-FINING technology for Bapco's residue hydrocracking unit and ISOCRACKING technology for the new hydrocracking unit.
Sasol will link its slurry-phase distillate process with Chevron's hydrocracking technology called Isocracking. Chevron and Sasol have an alliance to develop GTL projects in various parts of the world.
Sasol will link its slurry-phase distillate process with Chevron's hydrocracking technology called Isocracking. The GTL plant will be on stream by late 2004 (see Gas Market Trends 6 & 7).
Sasol has linked its slurry-phase distillate process with Chevron's hydrocracking technology called Isocracking (see Downstream Trends of this week).