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  1. Steam distillation effects improve thin, light-oil reservoir recoveries

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 21 Sep 2009

    study has shown that steamflooding distillation effects would improve crude recovery ..... reservoirs with less viscous crude. Steam distillation means that steam injection will cause ..... to 13.5% of the oil in place. 3 Distillation effects Steam distillation in porous

  2. Equations estimate ASTM distillation loss in gasoline

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    Mon, 1 Apr 2013

    Photo from NCRA. In the ASTM D86 distillation test, pentanes minimize hydrocarbon ..... low boiling hydrocarbons in the ASTM distillation test can make it difficult for a refiner ..... individual butanes and pentanes on distillation percent loss. They prepared a base

  1. Pinch analysis used in retrofit design of distillation units

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    Mon, 21 Jun 1999

    Mexico, by retrofitting one of two distillation plants. As part of a larger program ..... proposed a retrofit of the crude- distillation unit to reduce fuel consumption by ..... between the atmospheric and vacuum distillation units. The original design did not

  2. Staged modifications improve BTX extractive distillation unit capacity

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    Mon, 13 Oct 2003

    of existing equipment followed by a distillation fundamentals review can yield cost ..... increases. On an existing extractive distillation benzene-toluene-xylene (BTX ..... commissioned a new grassroots BTX extractive distillation unit in February 2000. The operator

  3. Citgo restarts atmospheric distillation unit at Lemont

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    Wed, 13 Nov 2013

    has successfully resumed operations at the atmospheric distillation tower of its 167,000-b/d Lemont, Ill., refinery following ..... Citgo cannot resume operations of the fire-impacted vacuum distillation unit until the company has demonstrated it is safe to do

  4. Design guidelines outline solutions for reducing fouling in distillation columns

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    Mon, 16 Aug 2004

    DISTILLATION —1 When designing mass transfer equipment ..... when the fouling occurs. Fouling in distillation columns can lead to: Greater energy ..... internals for fouling services. Because distillation is part art and part science, different

  5. PROGRAM PROVIDES SHORT-CUT DISTILLATION TOWER CALCULATIONS

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    Mon, 25 Jun 1990

    has been developed for short-cut distillation tower calculations based upon the derived ..... Gilliland's curve for multicomponent distillation . However, the difficulty with some ..... A General Index of Fractional Distillation Power for Hydrocarbon Mixtures

  6. FLOWSHEET SIMULATION MODELS CRUDE DISTILLATION AND AMMONIA PRODUCTION

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    Mon, 23 Jul 1990

    East refinery, atmospheric and vacuum distillation units at Hindustan Petroleum Corp ..... feed definition in terms of a batch distillation curve (ASTM or TBP) into relative ..... For successful characterization, the distillation curve should be as recent and complete

  7. Case studies demonstrate guidelines for reducing fouling in distillation columns

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    Mon, 23 Aug 2004

    DISTILLATION — Conclusion Studying case studies ..... in refinery and petrochemical plant distillation units reinforces the theories of fouling ..... several different fouling phenomena. The distillation equipment selection process must

  8. DISTILLATION -Conclusion: Case studies demonstrate guidelines for reducing fouling in distillation columns

    Online Articles

    Fri, 13 Aug 2004

    Click on the pdf link below to view entire article. Studying case histories of fouling in refinery and petrochemical plant distillation units reinforces the theories of fouling-resistant designs.

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