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  1. Australian major updates 3,600 b/d HF alkylation unit

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jun 2000

    upgraded its hydrofluoric acid (HF) alkylation unit at the end of 1998 to improve safety measures. The upgraded alkylation unit, operated under license from ..... located around the perimeter of the alkylation unit, identify any potential leak

  2. Inspection program evaluates HF-alkylation carbon steel piping

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 31 May 1999

    program in the hydrofluoric acid (HF) alkylation unit of its Amuay, Judibana Falcon ..... two failures in the 20,000 b/d HF alkylation unit at the Amuay refinery caused a ..... components. A complete evaluation of the alkylation plant identified other lines in similar

  3. Alkylation unit planned for Indian refinery

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    Tue, 13 Jun 2006

    Reliance Petroleum Ltd. plans to add an 83,000 b/d alkylation unit at its 580,000 b/d export refinery under construction ..... Research & Engineering Co. will provide its sulfuric acid alkylation technology, which combines propylene, butylenes, and pentylenes

  4. TECHNOLOGY Pilot-plant results in on fixed-bed alkylation process

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Apr 1996

    on alternative catalysts for refinery alkylation units. Haldor Topse A/S, Lyngby ..... the liquid acids traditionally used in alkylation units (HF and H 2 SO 4 ). The fixed ..... unpublished paper titled, "Fixed Bed Alkylation with a Supported Liquid Catalyst in


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Feb 1992

    Catalytica's new catalytic gasoline alkylation process. Sponsors say the new process ..... could eliminate the need for liquid acid alkylation units that use hydrofluoric or sulfuric ..... state refineries. Existing liquid acid alkylation units could be converted to the new


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Sep 1991

    refinery at Ufa, U.S.S.R., will get a sulfuric acid alkylation plant under a contract let to Foster Wheeler and its Soviet ..... scheduled for the fourth quarter 1993. The licensor for the alkylation process is Stratco. Monsanto is subcontractor for the spent

  7. Revamp of HF alkylation unit employs solid-acid catalyst

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 9 Nov 2009

    matters worse, several hydrogen fluoride alkylation units have been shut down over the last decade. HF alkylation units require extremely high levels ..... Washington. 2 Solid acid-catalyzed alkylation eliminates the hazard and costs associated

  8. Alkylation provides option to monetize butane surplus

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    Mon, 5 Aug 2013

    article presents how refiners, using alkylation , can improve profitability by converting ..... likely continue. For US refiners, alkylation represents an attractive opportunity ..... refinery profitability. Basics The alkylation reaction combines light olefins such as

  9. Solid-acid alkylation process development is at crucial stage

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 9 Sep 1996

    prime blend stock for RFG production. Alkylation with solid acid catalysts has potential ..... advantages over conventional liquid-acid alkylation . This is especially true for the HF alkylation process. Industry and academia have been

  10. NPRA Q&A—3 (Conclusion): Discussion turns to gasoline: alkylation , naphtha hydrotreating

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Sep 2011

    processes, especially dealing with safety, alkylation , and naphtha hydrotreating. The first installment, based on edited ..... preparation for confined-space entry. Alkylation What process parameters can affect alkylate ..... significant for alkylate T90. With HF alkylation , propylene generally lowers the T90

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