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  • Gamma scanning fractionators
    Jan-2007

    Gamma scanning is a powerful tool that can be used to determine the cause of flooding and regain column efficiency. Debutaniser capacity and performance ...

  • Greatly increase FCC residue processing through simple steps of additive control (ERTC)
    Jan-2019

    With oncoming challenges of IMO and further gaseous emissions control regulations, it is becoming a challenge for refiners in the European area to stay ...

  • Identifying very small 
equipment leaks
    Jan-2008

    Very small leaks in feed/effluent exchangers can be identified using chemical tracing. This online technique can detect leaks as low as 5.0 ppm, avoiding ...

  • The power option
    Apr-2019

    With the market for high sulphur fuel oil under pressure, refiners with delayed cokers can instead opt for higher value power and steam generation.

  • Estimating delayed coker yields
    Feb-2020

    Correlations were developed for estimating product yields from delayed coker units to achieve optimum performance and refinery configuration.

  • Coke drum repair restores capacity (TIA)
    May-2020

    The mechanical integrity of processing units is key for oil refineries to deliver smooth operations and maximum productivity. When structural damage was ...

  • Identifying very small 
equipment leaks
    Jan-2008

    Very small leaks in feed/effluent exchangers can be identified using chemical tracing. This online technique can detect leaks as low as 5.0 ppm, avoiding ...

  • Thermal maintenance in delayed cokers
    Oct-2011

    An engineered approach to line heating avoids plugging in a delayed coker’s residuum lines. Refiners recognise the need for delayed coking to keep up ...

  • Coke protection eliminates skim (TIA)
    Aug-2017

    For refiners operating a hydrotreating unit, the goal is twofold: minimal downtime and maximum profitability.

  • The power option
    Apr-2019

    With the market for high sulphur fuel oil under pressure, refiners with delayed cokers can instead opt for higher value power and steam generation.

  • Estimating delayed coker yields
    Feb-2020

    Correlations were developed for estimating product yields from delayed coker units to achieve optimum performance and refinery configuration.

  • Coke drum repair restores capacity (TIA)
    May-2020

    The mechanical integrity of processing units is key for oil refineries to deliver smooth operations and maximum productivity. When structural damage was ...