REFINERY GASES— Conclusion: Specialty gases assist product quality, emissions compliance

This article is the third and final in a series (OGJ, Nov. 23, 2009, p. 50; Dec. 7, 2009, p. 48) on the effects of recent developments on refineries and their use of gases to meet new regulatory and legislative requirements while avoiding major investments.This article addresses refineries' use of specialty gases, which are used in small quantities but are nevertheless of high value for refineries.These gases especially help the refinery to ensure the correct product quality and meet regulations with respect to emissions into the environment.Gas production plants are also discussed.Specialty gases in refineriesSpecialty gases are either very pure gases, rare gases, or gas mixtures of very...

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