Subramanian, A.

KBR, Houston, Texas

New era in refining — Keys to sustenance

Changes in feedstocks, environmental rules can alter past and future process investments, profitability

Slurry-phase hydrocracking—possible solution to refining margins

Opportunity crudes require more hydrogen addition to upgrade orphan product streams into higher-value ‘clean’ products

Consider new technology to produce 'clean' diesel

Chitnis, G. K., Hilbert, T. L., Kamienski, P. W., Umansky, B. S., ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co.; Patel, V., Subramanian, A., KBR

Advances in catalysts enable cracking gasoils at moderate pressures