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

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    Mon, 23 Aug 2004

  2. Staged modifications improve BTX extractive distillation unit capacity

    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.

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    Fri, 3 Oct 2003

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

    Studying case histories of fouling in refinery and petrochemical plant distillation units reinforces the theories of fouling-resistant designs.

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    Fri, 13 Aug 2004

  4. Understanding ejector systems necessary to troubleshoot vacuum distillation

    A complete understanding of ejector system performance characteristics can reduce the time and expense associated with troubleshooting poor crude vacuum distillation unit (CVDU) performance. Variables that may negatively impact the ejector-system performance of vacuum-crude distillation units ...

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    Mon, 15 Feb 1999

  5. It's possible to derive TBP from partial distillation data

    Distribution characteristics of crude oils and crude oil fractions, as measured by ASTM D-2892, D-5236, D-86, D-2887, and D-1160, can be accurately described by Riazi's boiling point distribution model.

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    Mon, 3 Oct 2011

  6. Distillation capacities hold steady, more mergers planned

    The regenerator of the FCCU (fluid-catalytic cracking unit) at British Petroleum Co. plc's Grangemouth, Scotland, refinery received a new head and cyclone assembly this year. The revamp was executed under an Alliance agreement among BP Oil Grangemouth Refinery Ltd., Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd., and ...

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    Mon, 21 Dec 1998

  7. Special Report: Refiners processing heavy crudes can experience crude distillation problems

    Refiners will process increasingly heavier crude slates during the next 10 years. A majority will originate from the Orinoco oil belt bitumen upgraders in Venezuela and the Athabasca tar sands region of northern Alberta.

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    Mon, 18 Nov 2002

  8. SIMPLE RULES HELP SELECT BEST HYDROCARBON DISTILLATION SCHEME

    M. Teresa Sanchezllanes, Ana Lilia Perez G., Martha P. Martinez G., Enrique Aguilar-Rodriguez, Rodolfo del Rosal D. Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo Mexico City Simple process analysis tools can be used to determine the best separation scheme for multi-component, wide-boiling hydrocarbon mixtures ...

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    Mon, 6 Dec 1993

  9. WORLDWIDE REFINING Distillation capacity exceeds 76 million b/d, hydrotreating surges

    Anne K. Rhodes Refining/Petrochemical Editor Mitteldeutsche Erdöl-Raffinerie GmbH (Mider) is building a grassroots refinery at Leuna in the former East Germany. Mider plans to start up the 170,000 b/d refinery next year. The refinery will replace Leuna Raffineriegesellschaft's antiquated 100,000 ...

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    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Dec 1996

  10. DISTILLATION -1: Design guidelines outline solutions for reducing fouling in distillation columns

    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.

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    Fri, 6 Aug 2004

  11. BP restarts crude unit at Whiting refinery

    BP PLC has restarted the largest of three crude distillation units (CDUs) at its 413,000-b/d refinery in Whiting, Ind., following the unit’s unplanned shutdown in early August for unscheduled repair work.

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    Tue, 25 Aug 2015

  12. Lukoil commissions unit at Volgograd refinery

    OAO Lukoil has commissioned a primary crude distillation unit at its 11 million-tonne/year Volgograd refinery in southern Russia as part of a program to boost overall capacities of the company’s refining assets.

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    Online Articles

    Thu, 25 Jun 2015

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