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  1. PDVSA restarts FCCU at Amuay refinery

    Online Articles

    Fri, 28 Aug 2015

    SA (PDVSA) has restarted the fluid catalytic cracking unit ( FCCU ) at its 645,000-b/d Amuay refinery in northwestern Venezuela ..... early July. Corrective maintenance on the 166,500-b/d FCCU has been completed, with the unit reentering operations as of

  2. PDVSA plans late-July restart for Amuay refinery’s FCCU

    Online Articles

    Mon, 20 Jul 2015

    on the fluid catalytic cracking unit ( FCCU ) at Petroleos de Venezuela SA’s (PDVSA ..... early July. Corrective maintenance at the FCCU is progressing according to plan and is due ..... s restart process immediately. The FCCU was shuttered earlier this month following unidentified

  1. Trial run of FCCU additive reduces fuel-oil production in heavy feed

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 Aug 2000

    reduced the fluid-catalytic cracking unit ( FCCU ) fuel-oil bottoms yields by about 2 ..... Ecat) laboratory testing and FST data. FCCU catalyst suppliers traditionally suggest ..... much smaller reduction in bottoms yield. FCCU operations The Natref FCCU underwent a

  2. Operational changes fix FCCU catalyst loss problem

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 7 Aug 2000

    isolated five leaking clusters from its FCCU external cooler. The company successfully ..... during a long period of feed outage for the FCCU and improper operations were the main causes ..... other parameters, Sinopec is running its FCCU at design capacity with five isolated clusters


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 25 Nov 1991

    to the fluid catalytic cracking unit ( FCCU ) at Conoco U.K. Ltd.'s Humber refinery ..... performance over a full year of operation on the FCCU 's vapor recovery unit, main fractionator ..... comprehensive control of the refinery's FCCU . After funding was approved, Setpoint

  4. Refiners have several options to overcome FCCU opacity limitations

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 Jan 1999

    bytes] A fluid-catalytic cracking unit ( FCCU ) operating at or near a stack-opacity limitation ..... contributors. Operational variables Each FCCU operation is unique as a result of differences ..... reasonably constant profile. 3 Operating an FCCU regenerator catalyst bed level above the

  5. Use of dry gas, nitrogen improves FCCU reactor pressure control

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Nov 1999

    during fluid catalytic cracking unit ( FCCU ) start-ups had certain disadvantages ..... parameters during the initial stage of an FCCU start-up. The quality of this control ..... pressure during start-up at its No. 2 FCCU at its Shijiazhuang refinery. Sinopec


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Mar 1992

    on the fluid catalytic cracking unit ( FCCU ) at its Lysekil, Sweden, refinery in ..... implementation of advanced control on its FCCU (Fig. 1). The study-completed in ..... uses a Honeywell TDC 2000 platform for the FCCU 's basic regulatory control system. The

  7. FCCU inaugurated at HCPL Mumbai refinery

    Online Articles

    Tue, 19 Apr 2011

    its 132,000 b/d Mumbai refinery alongside a 20,000 b/d FCCU in place (OGJ Online, Apr. 1, 2010). S. Jaipal Reddy, India ..... as well as commissioning services and project management. The FCCU package includes an integrated BELCO flue gas scrubber and a


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 4 Jun 1990

    Inc.'s fluid catalytic cracking unit ( FCCU ) at its Memphis, Tenn., refinery for ..... high nickel content in the feed to the FCCU , at a bismuth quantity equal to, or slightly ..... most of the year, the feed rate to the FCCU is limited by both the air and gas compressors

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