Choudary, N. V.

Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (HPCL), Bangalore, India

Use a mixed-solvent process to boost lube base oil yields and profitability

Through research and development (R&D), the commercial application of a mixed-solvent (MS) approach using a mixture of different co-solvents resulted in higher lube raffinate yields without affecting the lube oil quality.

Visbreaking technology: Is it obsolete, or is there potential for upgrade?

Kumar, P., Rao, P. V. C., Choudary, N. V., Sriganesh, G., Singh, P., Kumar, K. M., Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (HPCL)

Visbreaking technology is a well-known, simple thermal cracking process for residual oils.

Improve FCC margins by processing more vacuum residue in feed

Shidhaye, H., Kukade, S., Kumar, P., Rao, P. V. C., Choudary, N. V., Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (HPCL)

With the greater processing of heavy crude oils in refineries, the importance of fluid catalytic cracking units (FCCUs) has increased.