Cotte, A.

Axens, Rueil-Malmaison, France

Arnaud Cotte heads the aromatics and derivatives technology group at Axens’ petrochemistry product line in Rueil-Malmaison, France. He has more than 15 yr of experience in the oil and gas industry. He joined Axens in 2008 and built almost 10 yr of expertise in the development and deployment of aromatics technologies. Mr. Cotte holds an MS degree in process and chemical engineering from the National Graduate School of Chemical Industry of Nancy in France and an MS degree in refining, gas and engineering from the IFP School of Rueil-Malmaison in France.

Enhance aromatics production with concurrent reduction of environmental footprint—Part 2

Part 1 of this article (October 2021) discussed how catalytic reforming processes produce olefin contaminants in aromatics streams via paraffin dehydrogenation side reactions.

Enhance aromatics production with concurrent reduction of environmental footprint—Part 1

Catalytic reforming processes produce olefin contaminants in aromatics streams via paraffin dehydrogenation side reactions.