Hydrocracking

Neste Jacobs, Coolbrook to develop new olefin cracking technology

Neste Jacobs, a technology, engineering and project management company and Coolbrook, a technology development company, are developing a new technology innovation in collaboration with University of Oxford's Osney Thermo Fluids laboratory, University of Cambridge's Whittle laboratory, and major chemical producers such as Dow Chemical as well as equipment manufacturers including MANTurbo. This innovation is based on hydrocarbon (e.g. Naphtha) cracking method, where ethylene, the core raw material for polyethylene is produced.

Driving innovation in the downstream: IRPC returns to New Delhi

Gulf Publishing Company and Hydrocarbon Processing are pleased to announce that IRPC 2017 will be held April 18–20 in New Delhi.

CB&I awarded alkylation, hydrocracking contracts for China refinery

THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- CB&I announced it has been awarded two contracts for a grassroots refinery in China. The scope of work includes the license and engineering design of an alkylation unit and two Chevron Lummus Global (CLG) diesel hydrocracking units along with catalyst supply.

Three new reactors arrive at ExxonMobil's Rotterdam refinery

Three brand new reactors for ExxonMobil’s new hydrocracker arrived at the Rotterdam, Netherlands, refinery site last week. After the arrival of the vacuum tower early this fall, the arrival of the new reactors highlights the progress of the construction that is well underway at the Rotterdam refinery.

Chinese refiner to use Honeywell UOP technology to meet growing fuel demand

China’s Dongying Qirun Chemical Co. will license Honeywell UOP’s Unicracking technology for the production of diesel and naphtha at its refinery in China’s Shandong Province to meet growing domestic demand for transportation fuels.

ReTPac concept from MAN Diesel & Turbo recaptures market for refinery applications

Tailored specifically to the requirements of refinery operators, the modular and scalable turbomachinery concept combines centrifugal compressor and prime mover to a single-lift unit, serving refinery applications like hydrotreating and hydrocracking.

Motiva to proceed with Port Arthur hydrocracker work

Motiva Enterprises will proceed with a two-month overhaul of the hydrocracker at the Port Arthur refinery at the end of September, instead of postponing the work.

Unlock next-level hydrocracker flexibility in today’s turbulent markets

Baric, J., Shell Global Solutions International BV; Kang, D.-H., Hyundai Oilbank Daesan refinery; Orzeszko, G., Grupa LOTOS Gdańsk refinery

As a critical catalytic conversion unit, the hydrocracker provides refiners with valuable feedstock and product slate flexibility.

Improve refinery profitability by processing low-value streams in a diesel hydrotreater

Dhar, P. K., Rao, G. S., Bennet, C., Rao, P. V. C., Choudary, N. V., Valavarasu, G., Corporate Research and Development Center, Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd.; Madhav, G. V., Naidu, A. T., SriGanesh, G., Visakhapatnam refinery, Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd.

Global demand for middle distillates, especially diesel, is increasing.

Utilize APC solutions to resolve hydrocracker conversion optimization challenges

Bożek, M., PKN ORLEN S.A.; Oleszczuk, G., Honeywell Advanced Solutions

Improving profits and reducing costs remain priorities for owner/operators and management.