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The ultimate path to H2S-free gas

05.01.2011  |  Liu, Z. ,  GTC Technology US, LLC, Houston, TexasChia, B. ,  GTC Technology, Singapore

Advanced technologies offer competitive advantages over traditional methods

Keywords: [sulfur recovery] [acid gases] [Claus process] [H2S] [SO2] [amines] [treating]

With the desire to maintain a clean environment, there is an increasing pressure by worldwide environmental regulatory agencies, as well as petrochemical and refining industries to continue meeting more stringent standards for sulfur emissions from processing facilities. It is important to understand the various sulfur-recovery (SR) methods available and to implement advanced, reliable and cost-effective technologies for SR to ensure continuous and smooth plant operation. Following are highlights of some of the advanced technologies for SR as well as their competitive advantages over traditional methods.

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