Environment & Safety Gas Processing/LNG Maintenance & Reliability Petrochemicals Process Control Process Optimization Project Management Refining

Toraman, N.

Tüpraş, Kırıkkale, Turkey

Nihan Toraman is the process chief for the CCR/NHT/ISOM units at the Tüpraş Kırıkkale refinery. She has been working in CCR reformer, benzene removal, naphtha hydrotreater and isomerization units for four years. Ms. Toraman holds an MS degree in industrial engineering/engineering management from Middle East Technical University in Turkey.

Optimize isomerization reactor temperatures and component RON

Tüpraş: Toraman, N.  |  Kahraman, K
Honeywell UOP: Billings, P.  |  Sabitov, O.

Isomerate is useful because it is paraffinic and contains no benzene, aromatics or sulfur. This pentane and hexane fraction of crude oil is known as light naphtha. The main objective of reactions is to increase the research octane number (RON) of the components. Decreasing fuel consumption without changing the product RON of isomerization units is discussed here.

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