logo

Back

Maximize Xylene Loop profitability

The LPI process is the latest generation of liquid phase isomerization technology and is available for license by ExxonMobil directly, as well as by Axens as part of the ParamaX® technology suite for grassroots aromatics complexes.

Significant energy savings, ultra-low xylenes losses, inexpensive debottlenecking
The LPI process is the latest addition to ExxonMobil’s portfolio of xylenes isomerization processes available for license. The technology operates at low temperature with xylene losses less than the best performing vapor phase isomerization technology, the XyMaxSM-2 process. The LPI process can be deployed in parallel with vapor phase isomerization units in existing plants, yielding both energy savings and debottlenecking opportunities. Because of its very low EB conversion per pass, the LPI process is often operated in combination with a vapor phase isomerization process, where most EB removal is achieved. However, in situations where the C8 aromatics stream to be isomerized contains very low EB, xylenes isomerization can be carried out via the LPI process only, and EB purge is managed by other means.

DOWNLOAD LITERATURE

View More

  • Make your feeds more valuable with FLEXICOKING™ technology

    FLEXICOKING™ technology is a commercially proven, cost-effective, continuous fluidized bed process that thermally converts heavy feeds to lighter products and flexigas. FLEXICOKING technology, as an integrated process, offers great flexibility when upgrading residuum, as it provides high-value ...

  • BenzOUT™ process - higher yields at lower costs

    Increase gasoline volume and octane while reducing benzene. The BenzOUT™ process is a commercially proven technology for benzene reduction in gasoline. BenzOUT converts benzene, typically in a light reformate stream, to higher alkylaromatic blending components by reacting a benzene rich stream ...

  • Maximize Xylene Loop profitability

    The LPI process is the latest generation of liquid phase isomerization technology and is available for license by ExxonMobil directly, as well as by Axens as part of the ParamaX® technology suite for grassroots aromatics complexes.

    Significant energy savings, ultra-low ...

  • Maximize PX production while lowering feed and energy costs

    The EMTAM℠ process is a breakthrough technology which maximizes production of valuable paraxylene product while lowering feed and energy costs. The highly paraxylene selective process is built off of commercially proven technologies. Unlike other toluene conversion processes, there is no benzene co-product ...

  • Cutting-edge catalysts for cumene production

    ExxonMobil’s zeolite catalysts are the heart of the Cumene process. Originally developed by Mobil Oil, the MCM-22 family of zeolite catalysts revolutionized the production of cumene. With their high activity and selectivity to cumene, ExxonMobil catalysts enable a simple, liquid phase process that ...

  • Cutting-edge catalysts for ethylbenzene production

    ExxonMobil’s zeolite catalysts are the heart of the Badger EBMax℠ process. Originally developed by Mobil Oil, the MCM-22 family of zeolite catalysts revolutionized the production of ethylbenzene (EB).

    With their high activity and selectivity to EB, ExxonMobil catalysts enable a ...

  • Meet Celestia™ the catalyst for growth

    Transformative performance Boost your margins and flexibility with Celestia™ hydroprocessing catalyst. Celestia catalyst is jointly developed by industry leaders ExxonMobil and Albemarle. Often deployed with its predecessor, Nebula®, the new Celestia catalyst provides operational flexibility, ...

  • Proven suite of gas treating technologies and absorbents

    Gas treating (FLEXSORB™ technology) ExxonMobil’s FLEXSORB technology enables customers to process increasingly sour gas streams while helping to meet stringent emission regulations and sulfur recovery objectives. The highly selective H2S removal process has been used in tail gas treating ...

  • Raising the bar for selective H2S removal processes OASE® sulfexx™ solvent technology

    OASE sulfexx solvent is a highly energy efficient gas treating technology developed by ExxonMobil and BASF which helps refiners and gas processors to achieve sulfur removal targets.

    Raising the bar for selective H2S removal
    OASE sulfexx solvent enables selective removal of hydrogen ...

  • InFocus™ Online Lube Optimization Model allows user to evaluate the impact of changes in base stock viscosity

    Situation - A major North American base oil producer has 2 production units. One of the units consists of a Lube Hydrotreater/Hydrocracker (HDT/HDC) and is integrated with a hydrodewaxing unit using ExxonMobil's proprietary MSDW™ dewaxing catalyst technology. The current production ...

  • Responsive image Nasty stuff
  • Responsive image NAPCON games transform the way we train
  • Responsive image Digital Refinery
  • Responsive image Process gas compressors API618
  • Responsive image RVP in process
  • Responsive image Comprimo Sulphur Technology
  • Responsive image Trap more foulants with ActiPhase®
  • Responsive image Air grid nozzles for fluid catalytic cracking units
  • Responsive image Catalyst handling
  • Responsive image Galexia™ hydroprocessing platform