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  1. Tesoro plans to boost xylene recovery at US West Coast

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    Mon, 21 Jul 2014

    Coast refining operations to enhance xylene recovery at its 120,000-b/d Anacortes ..... recover up to 15,000 b/d of mixed xylene , the US independent refiner said in a July 21 release. The mixed xylene mostly will be exported to destinations

  2. Xylene -based inhibitor solves crude oil wax problems in Niger Delta pipeline

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    Mon, 14 Mar 2005

    Xylene -based inhibitor solves crude oil wax problems ..... Nigeria have tested the effectiveness of a xylene -based inhibitor for solving wax-deposition ..... and performance data for a newly developed xylene -based wax inhibitor with respect to flow

  1. U.S. toluene, mixed xylene , and paraxylene demands to see steady growth

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    Mon, 30 Mar 1998

    Associates Inc. Houston Toluene and mixed xylene demands are subject to complex factors ..... availability and sharply higher mixed- xylene /paraxylene prices is of concern. Over ..... upward pressure on toluene prices. Mixed xylene supply/demand U.S. demand for mixed

  2. Fire hits Israeli petrochemical plant

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    Tue, 11 Mar 2014

    impacts from a fire that broke out on Mar. 7 in one of the xylene furnaces at the plant, which lies in Bazan’s 180,000 ..... show the fire apparently started as a result of a puncture in a xylene tube in the combustion section of the furnace, which produces

  3. BTX: PROBLEM AND SOLUTION-1: Activated carbon eliminates Claus deactivation problem

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    Mon, 22 Oct 2007

    gas containing benzene, toluene, and xylene (BTX), Saudi Aramco has dealt for years ..... For these conditions, the amount of xylene that could be removed was much less than ..... enrichment. It had been established that xylene is by far the most destructive of the

  4. BTEX detector's results good in oil identification

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    Mon, 30 Mar 1998

    benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene concentrations in soil gas (Fig. 2 ..... benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene superior to the alkanes (methane, ethane ..... each compound measured. Ethylbenzene and xylene were usually at or near zero concentration


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 31 May 1993

    benzene, toluene, ethyl benzene, and xylene (BTEX) and acceptable estimates of total ..... generally by factors of 2 or 3. In addition, xylene has not been found in either study by ..... stack measurement, although significant xylene emissions were estimated from the glycol

  6. BTX: PROBLEM AND SOLUTION-Conclusion: CBUs eliminate BTX-induced catalyst deactivation

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    Mon, 5 Nov 2007

    as a result of benzene, toluene, and xylene (BTX) in lean acid gas feed to several ..... effect is more pronounced than toluene and xylene . Our pilot plant tests showed that we ..... substantially complete removal of the toluene and xylene without cooling and drying the bed after

  7. EPA proposes air emissions requirements for refineries

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    Thu, 15 May 2014

    expects to finalize the requirements in April 2015. It estimated that toxic air emissions, including benzene, toluene, and xylene , would be reduced by 5,600 tons/year (tpy) if the proposal is fully implemented. Volatile organic compound emissions


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Jun 1994

    energy usage by about $220,000/year in the xylene production unit. AROMATICS MARKETS The p xylene market has grown rapidly in many parts of ..... transalkylation unit operation to boost p xylene production and reduce production cost was

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