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What is typical heat of reaction (in kcal/kmol of H2 consumed) for hydrodemetallization of vacuum gas oil?
17/06/2008 A: Prashant Parihar, BPCL, pariharprashant@bharatpetroleum.in
Reaction Heat of Reaction kcal/nm3 of H2 consumed
Aromatics Saturation 750
Desulphurization 640
Olefin saturation 1350
Demetallization ......
This may give some idea about range of exothermicity of demetallization reactions