April 2021

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Editorial Comment

Over the past several decades, the hydrocarbon processing industry has invested heavily in new processing units to produce low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur (ULS) transportation fuels.

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Over the past several decades, the hydrocarbon processing industry has invested heavily in new processing units to produce low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur (ULS) transportation fuels. This increase in “clean fuels” production focuses on mitigating pollutants from vehicle exhaust. In the past 30 yr, the global refining industry has invested hundreds of billions of dollars to reduce the amount of sulfur in gasoline, jet fuel, diesel, etc. At present, millions of tons per year of additional secondary unit capacity is under development. According to OPEC’s World Oil Outlook 2020, secondary unit capacity (conversion, desulfurization and octane) is forecast to increase approximately 10 MMbpd by 2

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