Yadav, M.

Indian Oil Corp. Ltd., Haryana, India

Manoj Kumar Yadav is a Research Manager at the IOCL R&D Centre. He has more than 10 yr of experience in catalyst selection, process design, optimization, troubleshooting and revamps of FCC/RFCC/INDMAX units. He has been engaged in the commercialization of the INDMAX unit at the Paradip refinery, and worked as a process engineer with Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd. for 2 yr. He has published several papers at various international conferences, and holds an MTech degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee.

Design and troubleshoot the orifice chamber in an FCCU

The fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) process remains one of the most important secondary conversion processes due to its inherent capability to upgrade residual streams and its flexibility to maximize the desired product, depending on market dynamics.