SULFUR RECOVERY PEACHES ALL-TIME HIGH IN 1991

Recovery of elemental sulfur from natural gas R processing plants and petroleum refineries in the U.S. reached a record high in 1991. The production of elemental sulfur from Frasch mines has taken the role of a swing source of sulfur to meet U.S. demand over the past decade. This role should continue into the next decade. These were the conclusions of a report issued by Edward Swain, process planning engineer for Bechtel Corp., Houston. This article updates a previous sulfur production

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