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Improve integration opportunities for aromatics units—Part 2

12.01.2012  |  Vaidyanathan, S.,  Fluor Enterprises, Inc., Sugar Land, TexasZhou, J. ,  Fluor Enterprises, Inc., Sugar Land, TexasKapur, S. ,  Apex PetroConsultants, Houston, Texas

Keywords: [aromatics] [xylene] [paraxylene] [benzene] [toluene] [pygas] [polyester]

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Reformed petroleum naphtha (reformate) is the largest source for aromatics. Integrating refineries and petrochemical plants can provide feedstock synergies and operating flexibility for both facilities. The following case histories further illustrate the benefits possible with such arrangements.

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