Petrobras implements $29 million refining-technology program

Thi Chang Refining/Petrochemical Editor The RFCC unit at the Capuava (Recap), Maua, Sao Paulo, refinery, to be completed in 1999, is presently under construction. Here, the crane is lifting the regenerator head (Fig. 2). Acrylic cyclones at the Shale Industrialization Superintendence (SIX) facilities' pilot unit are useful in studying the fluid dynamics of the system and testing the performance of various cyclone conceptions (Fig . 3). In a move to modernize its refineries and adapt them for heavier crudes, Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) created the Strategic Refining Development Program (Proter) in 1994. Prot...

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