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Refining-petrochemicals integration: an Indian view

Vahidunnisa Qureshi, Vivek Chate and Prabhat Srivastava Fluor Daniel India

 

2018 / Q1

Integrating a refinery with a petrochemicals complex offers high value products and a boost to gross margin
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Maximising CDU performance

Sandeep Ram Mohan Aspen Technology

2018 / Q1

Scalable simulation of crude unit operations enables refineries to build increasingly rigorous models to enhance performance
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Improved economics with increased condensation

Tom Higley Calgavin

2018 / Q1

Attention to the influence of heat transfer mechanisms will promote better economic performance in heat exchanger operation
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Advances in residue hydrocracking

Ujjal Mukherjee and Dan Gillis Chevron Lummus Global

2018 / Q1

Recent developments in ebullated bed hydrocracking technology target high residue conversion and high quality products
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Dealing with hydrogenation catalyst poisons

Dirk Lose, Ernesto J Angueira and Markus Schulte CRI Catalyst Anke Derking Shell Global Solutions International

2018 / Q1

For stable operation of a pyrolysis gasoline unit, it is crucial to know the effects of poisons and inhibitors on catalyst performance and how to counteract them  
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Dynamic column simulation delivers reduced relief load

Harry Z Ha and David B Mercer Fluor Canada

2018 / Q1

Dynamic modelling of a gasoline hydrodesulphurisation column simulates the column relief profile during power failure
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Compressor improvements turn benchmarks into savings

 Christian Prinz Hoerbiger

2018 / Q1

How can refiners create real improvements at plant level? Reciprocating compressors are likely candidates
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The future for hydrocracking: part 2

Patrick Christensen, Amy Hearn and Thomas Yeung Hydrocarbon Publishing Company

2018 / Q1

Technical solutions and strategies for innovative hydrocracking technologies are needed to meet challenging environmental legislation and future market challenges  
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Managing knowledge retention

Ian Peirson IDBS

2018 / Q1

With continued activity in mergers and acquisitions, companies need to consolidate assets to survive or retain their influence in the market
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SOx and NOx emission abatement in the FCC

Kate Hovey and Rick Fisher Johnson Matthey 

2018 / Q1

The complexities of sulphur and nitrogen species formation in the FCC call for tailor made catalyst additive chemistry to limit formation of polluting emissions 
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Crude analysers in corrosion prevention

Gregory Shahnovsky, Ariel Kigel and Ronny McMurray Modcon-Systems Ltd

2018 / Q1

On-line salt-in-crude oil analysers and crude oil analysers are essential in protecting the CDU and other refinery process units from corrosion
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Challenges in producing BS-VI diesel

Karthick R, Nandakumar V, Shyamprasad Kamath, M Vinayakumar and M Venkatesh ONGC-MRPL

2018 / Q1

An Indian refiner describes the technical challenges of meeting a leap in fuel quality specification
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Opening the crude flexibility window: enhancing crude unit capabilities

Philip Thornthwaite and Brad Mason Nalco Champion

2018 / Q1

Innovative online analysers help refiners to mitigate crude unit threats in real time and provide new insights into existing problems
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Advanced process control of distillation

Hans Aalto and Stefan Tötterman Neste Jacobs

2018 / Q1

The introduction of model predictive control enabled a bio-products plant to raise throughput and automate product variation
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Surfactant-stabilised emulsions in amine units for LPG treating

David Engel, Heath Burns and Scott Williams Nexo Solutions

2018 / Q1

Emulsion formation by surfactants is one of the most complex problems facing amine units treating refinery LPG
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