Hydrocarbon Processing Copying and distributing are prohibited without permission of the publisher

Convert heavy oil residue into synthetic fuel

03.01.2014  |  Kresnyak, S.,  Expander Energy, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaPrice, S.,  Expander Energy, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaWagner, J. ,  Expander Energy, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Keywords: [residuum] [coke] [upgrader] [conversion system] [heavy oil] [residue] [synthetic fuel]

Over the past several decades, oil extractors and refiners have been maximizing the production of easy-to-drill, high-quality light sweet oil, mostly concentrated on the Arabian Peninsula. With “easy oil” resources becoming scarcer, and demand for oil products on the rise in the developing world, oil producers are forced to utilize heavy crude deposits with the following characteristics:

To continue reading please, log in to hydrocarbonprocessing.com.

Subscribe now for premium access and unlimited access to the site, including archived articles and the process handbooks.  Start a free trial to gain access to articles from the current issue of Hydrocarbon Processing. 

Already have an account?


Subscribe today and gain unlimited and immediate access to the site. Plus, you'll receive the next 12 issues of the magazine in your choice of print or digital format. Start your subscription today.

Free trial

Start a free trial and gain immediate access to the current issue of the magazine plus additional, select content.

30 Day Trial

Related articles


Sign-up for the Free Daily HP Enewsletter!

Boxscore Database

A searchable database of project activity in the global hydrocarbon processing industry


Is 2016 the peak for US gasoline demand?




View previous results

Popular Searches

Please read our Term and Conditions and Privacy Policy before using the site. All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws.
© 2016 Hydrocarbon Processing. © 2016 Gulf Publishing Company.