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  1. Japan refiner improves FCC operations using catalyst separation technology

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 Jan 2002

    September 1999, Kyokuto Petroleum Industries (KPI) commissioned a MagnaCat catalyst-separation unit in its resid fluid catalytic cracker (RFCC) at its Chiba, Japan, refinery. KPI observed these operating benefits, in order of economic importance

  2. FLUID CATALYTIC CRACKING HITS 50 YEAR MARK ON THE RUN

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    Mon, 18 May 1992

    Reichle Baton Rouge, La. As we approach the fiftieth anniversary of the start-up of the first commercial fluid catalytic cracker , it seems appropriate that we examine some of the background and details of that auspicious event and how it

  1. Romanian refinery wraps modernization project

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    Thu, 24 Jul 2014

    extension, or replacement of multiple installations at the refinery, including the gas oil hydrotreater, fluid catalytic cracker , coker, crude vacuum distillation unit, gas desulfurization and sulfur recovery unit, hydrogen plant, and

  2. Construction begins on Uintah basin crude upgrader

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    Thu, 5 Jun 2014

    the state’s Uintah basin. The $50 million, 36,000-b/d plant will use the company’s low profile- fluid catalytic cracker (LP-FCC) technology to upgrade the black and yellow wax typically produced from Utah’s largest oil-producing

  3. PDVSA restarts FCC unit at El Palito refinery

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    Wed, 11 Jun 2014

    Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) has completed maintenance on the cyclones system of the fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) unit at its 126,900-b/d El Palito refinery near Pto. Cabello, Carabobo state, the state-owned company confirmed

  4. MRPL starts delayed coker at Mangalore refinery

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    Fri, 4 Apr 2014

    treating units will be commissioned soon, MRPL said. Additionally, precommissioning activities for Phase 3’s fluid catalytic cracker are under way, with the unit expected to come on line by the end of this month, according to the company. MRPL

  5. PDVSA shutters unit at El Palito for repairs

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    Tue, 6 May 2014

    Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) has shut down the fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) for repair work at its 126,900-b/d El Palito refinery near Pto. Cabello, Carabobo state. The unit was taken off

  6. OGJ Newsletter

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    Mon, 16 Jun 2014

    d plant will use the company's low profile- fluid catalytic cracker (LP-FCC) technology to upgrade the black and ..... completed maintenance on the cyclones system of the fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) unit at its 126,900-b/d El Palito

  7. Market conditions encourage refiners to recover by-product gases

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    Mon, 7 Oct 2013

    meet the above goals. Fig. 4 shows a potential process configuration and its overall material balance. The fluid catalytic cracker and coker offgas stream, containing unsaturated hydrocarbons, is segregated from the saturated hydrocarbons

  8. OGJ Newsletter

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Feb 2014

    last three major secondary processing units—which include a delayed coker and associated hydrotreater, a fluid catalytic cracker , and a captive power plant (CPP) at the refinery site—have yet to be commissioned, MRPL said, adding

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