Louisiana refinery revamp takes advantage of heavy sour argins

Thi ChangRefining/Petrochemical Editor The four coking drums of the new delayed coker stand prominently in the complex's east plant. The enclosed coke-conveyer system stretches to the Mississippi River (Fig. 2). Photo courtesy of TransAmerican Refining Corp. TransAmerican is working to complete the construction of its new fluid-catalytic cracker. The new FCCU, which will use UOP's MSCC technology, will process residual oil and gas oil to maximize refinery-gasoline output (Fig. 4). Photo courtesy of TransAmerican Refining Corp. [40,522 bytes] After remaining relatively inactive since 1983, TransAmerican Refining Corp. is revamping its Tr...

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