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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.
Click on the pdf link below to view entire article. The aromatic production capacity of an existing extractive distillation column increased more than 18% when the operator executed an equipment test run and a distillation review.
associated with troubleshooting poor crude vacuum distillation unit (CVDU) performance. Variables that may negatively ..... the ejector-system performance of vacuum-crude distillation units include utilities supply, corrosion and erosion
distribution model. 1 A full-range distillation curve can then be generated from an incomplete distillation data set. Specifically, the full ..... only the atmospheric part of the crude distillation analysis. A further improvement in
objectives. This article addresses crude distillation unit (CDU) problem areas and identifies ..... properties True boiling point (TBP) distillation curve, contaminants (MCR, asphaltenes ..... the same processing challenges. TBP distillation Accurate crude TBP curves are essential
fractionation will consist of a simple train of distillation columns, the sequence of which will ..... of determining the most economical distillation sequence for separating multi-component ..... have been proposed to identify optimal distillation sequences among a large number of alternative
refining survey, the worldwide crude- distillation capacity will be 80.3 million b ..... s known refining capacity. Also, distillation capacities for the Former Soviet Union ..... capacity in the FSU, worldwide crude- distillation capacity hardly changed. The worldwide
conversion capacity. Global crude oil distillation capacity has increased 1.6 million ..... Korea, is now thought to have a total distillation capacity of 500,000 b/d, in contrast ..... list. This is because of the major distillation capacity increase recorded for Ssangyong
When designing mass transfer equipment for fouling service, one must first understand the fouling mechanism, the process, and the process' behavior when the fouling occurs.
PDVSA) has completed major maintenance on the atmospheric distillation unit at its 190,000-b/d Puerto La Cruz refinery in ..... state-owned company said. Maintenance work on atmospheric distillation Unit No. 2 (DA-2) lasted for 42 consecutive days, PDVSA