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  • About Axens

    Axens is a group providing a complete range of solutions for the conversion of oil and biomass to cleaner fuels, the production and purification of major petrochemical intermediates as well as all of natural gas' treatment and conversion options. The offer includes technologies, equipment, furnaces, modular units, catalysts, adsorbents and related services. Axens is ideally positioned to cover the entire value chain, from feasibility study to unit start-up and follow-up throughout ...

  • ACHIEVE® FCC Catalysts

    Grace is expanding its portfolio of catalysts to address the current market challenges, in particular to lower slurry yield to take advantage of distillate crack spreads as well as to address the trend towards increased residue and opportunity crude processing. Grace has developed new technologies through extensive Grace R&D program that addressed the octane debits encountered by North American refiners processing tight oil. This R&D program resulted in advances to ...

  • Advanced Filtration System

    UNICAT Catalyst’s grading series are uniquely shaped, high alumina inert filtration grading disks. These disks have been designed and optimized to mitigate pressure drop problems due to the build-up of various foulants in the grading and top catalyst layers of hydrotreating reactors and other fixed bed units. AFS grading solutions have been successfully installed in more than 500 applications. Innovation in design The Next Generation of AFS has optimized uniform flow channels, ...

  • AFX™ catalysts for increased propylene production from FCC units

    New technology to meet propylene demand Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) units are playing an increasingly important role in meeting the growing worldwide demand for propylene. To help refiners meet this demand better, Ketjen has introduced the innovative AFX catalyst technology and catalyst family, which are designed specifically for operation at high-propylene yield. Before AFX, propylene production from an FCC unit with a traditional catalyst was limited. ZSM-5 based additives ...

  • Altrium®

    Altrium® is the newest BASF catalyst based on the combined technologies AIM (Advanced Innovative Matrix) and IZY (Improved Zeolite-Y). Due to changes in market environment, increasing the LCO output through better bottoms upgrading became more attractive for refineries. The newest BASF resid catalyst, Altrium, was introduced to a Western European refinery to increase transportation fuels yields. Operation Background and Performance The fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) ...

  • AMBER™

    AMBER™ catalysts are frequently used, high-quality catalysts from the Ketjen portfolio and are manufactured using ADM-20 matrix technology, which is common to its high-accessibility catalysts. AMBER™ is the benchmark for maximum transportation fuels against which all other gas oil catalysts are measured. In addition, AMBER™ catalysts are solutions for non-residue processing refiners that require both excellent bottoms conversion and the gasoline and olefin selectivity ...

  • Arofining™ - Aromatics purification via selective hydrogenation

    Aromatics Purification through Selective Hydrogenation Unit. Aromatics commercial specifications, as well as transformation and separation processes, require aromatic streams free of unsaturated compounds. Arofining™ is an aromatics purification technology aiming at hydrogenating in a selective manner olefins, diolefins and styrenics while preserving the highly valuable aromatics. Olefins, Diolefins, StyrenicsSources and Effects An important source of aromatics for petrochemical ...

  • Axens catalysts and adsorbents

    Decades of scientific achievement in catalyst and adsorbent research, product development, engineering expertise, process licensing technologies, manufacturing capability, and industrial feedback form the basis of the most advanced and reliable catalysts and adsorbents available anywhere to serve the refining, petrochemical, chemicals, gas, alternative fuels and water industries.   Our products, which constitute the most complete portfolio on the market, are grouped according ...

  • Axens overview

    Axens is a group providing a complete range of solutions for the conversion of oil and biomass to cleaner fuels, the production and purification of major petrochemical intermediates as well as all of natural gas' treatment and conversion options. The offer includes technologies, equipment, furnaces, modular units, catalysts, adsorbents and related services. Axens is ideally positioned to cover the entire value chain, from feasibility study to unit start-up and follow-up ...

  • Axens Symphony™ reforming catalysts

    New Catalyst Family Better Serves Customer Needs. Symphony® is a harmonious orchestration of 100 years of cumulative reforming catalyst expertise scored to yield superior performance and client satisfaction. Axens’ recent acquisition of Criterion’s reforming business has allowed for unprecedented synergies between superior catalyst support technologies and superior multi-metal formulation technologies. The results of these synergies are reflected in compelling ...

  • BCMT™-500 and BCMT-500-LRT

    Too often, profitability is lost because refiners lack adequate accessibility and bottoms cracking power in their catalyst. Ketjen has developed BCMT-500 additive, which features high accessibility and provides powerful functional bottoms conversion sites. BCMT-500 delivers many pre-cracking sites and high metals tolerance, while making up only a small fraction of the circulating catalyst inventory. Contaminant metals such as nickel, sodium, vanadium and calcium destroy the ...

  • Be smart about FCC olefin recovery

    Whether the driver is propylene as a chemicals feedstock or propylene and butylene as alky feed, FCC units worldwide are being pushed to maximize olefin production. Increased hydrotreating to meet Tier 3 gasoline requirements is reducing gasoline pool octane at a time of high premium-to-regular gasoline price differentials. Maximizing FCC olefi ns to produce high octane alkylate barrels is attractive – if they can be recovered in the FCC gas plant LPG stream. Higher reactor ...

  • CATACEL SSR tailored catalyst technology

    CATACEL SSR technology. Introduction. CATACEL SSRTM is an innovative and industry leading technology that delivers a sharp improvement in the catalyst technology that is available to the operators of steam reforming units. CATACEL SSR technology allows unique and unexpected combinations of heat transfer properties, reactive surface area and pressure drop characteristics within tubular steam reformers. These enhanced catalyst performance parameters can be tailored and targeted ...

  • Catalysts by Evonik

    As independent catalyst and adsorbents manufacturers and experts, we are your long-term, solution-oriented, trustworthy partner, for off-the-shelf products or joint development projects. We offer a complete solution: from products to technology to services; from the production of fresh materials to refining and rejuvenating spent catalysts; and from development, to scale-up, to commercial-scale production. We think globally and act locally. Working with Evonik means you have ...

  • Co-Processing of alternative feeds

    Vision of low carbon FCC of the future. To live in a more sustainable world, refiners are exploring ways to lower their carbon footprint. Sources of FCC Carbon emissions FCC - Scope 1 emissions from burning coke - Scope 2 emissions related to energy inputs (fairly small for FCC) - Scope 3 Upstream emissions for production and transport of feed - Scope 3 downstream for combustion of transportation fuels made from FCC.

  • Commitment to high indsutrial performance

    The Krasnodar company SIE Neftehim, LLC is No. 1 in Russia in the field of catalytic processing of light naphtha for production of motor gasoline of ecological class K5/Euro-5 and high-purity chemical synthesis raw materials. It is the largest developer and manufacturer of isomerization and reforming catalysts in this country. In addition, Scientific Industrial Enterprise Neftehim is the creator of the well known and up-to-date isomerization technology of pentane-hexane fractions ...

  • Commitment to high industrial performance

    The Krasnodar company SIE Neftehim, LLC is No. 1 in Russia in the field of catalytic processing of light naphtha for production of motor gasoline of ecological class K5/Euro-5 and high-purity chemical synthesis raw materials. It is the largest developer and manufacturer of isomerization and reforming catalysts in this country. In addition, Scientific Industrial Enterprise Neftehim is the creator of the well known and up-to-date isomerization technology of pentane-hexane fractions ...

  • Crystaphase, there is no magic behind reactor performance

    It’s not magic. It’s science. Hydroprocessors know the wall that lies between them and peak reactor performance. Fouling, pressure drop, precipitation, agglomeration, polymerization, and catalyst deactivation, these obstacles build up, block by block. We help you break through that wall, clearing your path to performance. With highly specialized expertise and unique, industry-proven solutions, Crystaphase has helped refiners all over the world achieve unprecedented ...

  • Customized grading solutions for your feedstock

    Match your catalyst grading to your feedstock for minimum pressure drop build-up and maximum demetallization. As today’s opportunity crudes and heavier feedstocks become more economically viable, the oil fractions you refine are posing new challenges. Creating the optimal grading solution for your individual feedstock is essential to minimize pressure drop build-up, increase metals pick-up, and reduce downtime and catalyst replacement. An overlooked advantage The importance ...

  • Driving Catalyst Performance

    Innovation in design: We design our own catalyst carrier utilising our strength of 40 years’ experience in the Ceramics industry. Catalysts are formed using polymer ceramic technology rather than the traditional pressure method, which provides higher intrinsic strength, greater geometric surface area and surface texture. Textured Surface Technology: Texture on the Magcat spherical shape creates a 30% improvement in active surface area, increasing the effective reaction zone ...

  • Driving Reformer innovation

    UNICAT Catalyst Technologies LLC are a global manufacturer and supplier of DRI Catalysts. An established supplier of DRI catalysts with over 10 years of reformer references from our 1st generation MYD spherical catalyst. Building upon 40 years of ceramic manufacturing experience our 2nd generation DRI Catalyst (Magcat®) was developed, which dramatically improves gas flow by +% without the need to add any further tubes. That means ZERO CAPEX required to achieve +35% more reformed ...

  • Driving Syngas Performance

    Innovation in design: We design our own catalyst carrier utilising our strength of 40 years’ experience in the Ceramics industry. Catalysts are formed using polymer ceramic technology rather than the traditional pressure method, which provides higher intrinsic strength, greater geometric surface area and surface texture. Textured Surface Technology: Texture on the Magcat spherical shape creates a 30% improvement in active surface area, increasing the effective reaction zone ...

  • DuraSOx™

    DURASOx™ SOx reduction additive is the culmination of intensive development work focusing on obtaining the most attrition-resistant SOx additive on the market without any performance compromises. It follows in the footsteps of Ketjen’s longest-marketed SOx additive, KDSOxTM, in that both take advantage of Ketjen’s patented hydrotalcite technology. SOx reduction additives are designed to capture and remove the oxidized sulfur compounds present in the Fluid Catalytic Cracking ...

  • DuraZOOM™ - industry-leading olefin and octane enhancement

    DuraZOOM additive is the latest in a long line of light olefins and octane enhancers manufactured by Ketjen. ZSM-5 additives were developed by Mobil Oil Corporation and first used in 1983 as octane enhancers necessitated by the phasing out of tetraethyl lead. Since then, their use has grown enormously worldwide. The initial applications required relatively low levels of ZSM-5 crystal. More recently, the use of ZSM-5 additives has shifted from octane enhancement to propylene generation. ...

  • ELIMINOx™ - flexible combustion promotion with lower NOx emissions

    ELIMINOx™ is Ketjen’s most widely used non-platinum-containing combustion promoter. More than 20 refineries around the world have used it to provide excellent carbon monoxide (CO) oxidation and to control afterburn with significantly lower NOx emissions when compared with traditional platinum promoters. ELIMINOx is used by refineries in the USA to meet the lower NOx emission regulations resulting from consent decree agreements with the United States Environmental Protection ...

  • Evolve®

    Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) additive for butylenes maximization BASF’s newest additive, Evolve®, maximizes butylenes selectivity and production in the FCCU for refineries who value butylenes production. Technology Evolve is BASF’s newest FCC additive that is designed to deliver LPG with preferential selectivity towards butylenes over propylene versus conventional olefin additives. This additive is well suited for refineries that aim to maximize alkylate. Evolve converts ...

  • FCC technical support, industry-leading service

    Grace technical service engineers regularly visit refineries to review unit operating data, evaluate catalyst management and unit performance, as well as provide specific recommendations to optimise unit operation. Grace can provide expert advice on operational problems concerned with the mechanical integrity of the FCCU. For example, issues such as cyclone performance, stripper efficiencies, circulation problems, transfer line problems, slurry circuit fouling, or high unit erosion ...

  • Fourte®

    Innovative Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Catalyst for butylenes maximization Fourte® maximizes butylenes production in the FCCU and increases gasoline octane while preserving catalyst activity. Technology Fourte is BASF’s butylene maximization FCC catalyst developed on the novel Multiple Framework Topologies (MFT) technology. The technology behind Fourte delivers high selectivity toward C4 olefins by optimizing performance across five key factors: rare earth, activity, ...

  • Fourtune™

    Next generation Fluid Catalytic Cracking Catalyst Performance for butylenes maximization over propylene. Fourtune™ delivers highest butylenes yields and $0.30/bbl profitability improvement. Results Fourtune™ outperformed the incumbent catalyst and generated significant profitability for the refinery via increased butylenes yields, improved butylenes selectivity and increased gasoline octane. A post audit of the Fourtune™ catalyst was performed using multiple tools, including ...

  • Grading & guard materials

    Maximum catalyst protection and optimum pressure drop management. With the increased levels of heavy and non conventional crude oils in the refinery diets, state-of the art catalysts need state of the art Grading and Guard Materials to create the best working environment mitigating pressure drop and eliminating contaminants. Cycle length of a Hydroprocessing unit is typically controlled either by the catalyst activity (maximum allowable working temperature) or by the reactor ...

  • High octane Câ‚…/C₆ cuts via isomerization Processes

    C5/C6 isomerization is a must-have for refiners who want to maximize the profitability of their gasoline pool. This process can be adapted to various configurations and allows improving C5/C6 naphtha cut octane numbers up to 92 without constraints on olefins and sulfur. Axens is licensing a complete set of isomerization configurations in order to support refiners to resolve the evolving gasoline pool equation. COMMERCIAL EXPERIENCE With a powerful R&D support at both lab ...

  • Higher activity, larger volume swell - the answer is HyBRIM™

    Topsoe’s new superior TK-611 HyBRIM™ catalyst for high-pressure ultra-low sulfur diesel and hydrocracker pretreatment services. Now, more than ever, refiners are forced to search for the absolute top tier NiMo catalyst for their ULSD or hydrocracking pretreat reactors. Despite tremendous improvements in the catalyst technology within the past couple of decades, ultralow sulfur fuel legislation and the shift towards maximizing diesel production from VGO hydrocracking ...

  • Improve contaminant metals flushing with TITAN™

    The escalating price of rare earth in fluid cracking catalyst sparked increased demand from refiners for equilibrium catalyst (Ecat) as a means to control expenses. During this same period, the available supply of high quality, low metals Ecat had decreased. In response to the shrinking supply of Ecat, Grace introduces TITAN™, a unique catalyst solution for removing contaminant metals from refining operations. Unlike traditional equilibrium catalysts, TITAN™ is completely ...

  • INTERCAT FCC additives and catalyst handling technologies

    Most refiners now find it essential to use catalytic additives to supplement the host FCC catalyst in order to achieve the desired unit performance, product quality, and environmental emissions targets that must be met. Johnson Matthey (JM) is the foremost supplier of FCC additives and addition systems, specializing in the development, manufacture, sale, and technical support of both additives and addition systems for the refining industry. Our INTERCATTM range of FCC additives ...

  • ISOMALK - moving forward ahead of global trends

    Changes in trends in the world and regional markets of motor fuels are sometimes completely unpredictable. A few years ago, it seemed that the development of massive «dieselization» trend, so dominant in the EU, would lead to a drop in demand for gasoline. It seemed that diesel engines solved both the problem of reducing CO2 emissions and increasing efficiency, making the diesel fuels the trade-off solution that would allow the world's motor vehicle to survive quite well ...

  • Johnson Matthey licensed processes

    A portfolio of advanced process technologies for global markets. Johnson Matthey (JM) develops and licenses proprietary process technologies. We also offer collaborating companies an extensive range of technology development, process design and engineering skill. For over thirty years JM has been engaged in innovative DAVY™ licensing development. Our comprehensive expertise of catalysis and reaction engineering has been tailored to the production of a wide range of chemicals ...

  • KOC-15™ Flexible and effective way to lower afterburn in your FCC unit

    KOC-15™ additive is Ketjen’s most widely used platinum-based combustion promoter, and is commercially proven to provide many refiners with a reliable, low-cost and flexible solution to afterburn and excess carbon monoxide (CO) emissions. In the regenerator, the coke (carbon) on the spent catalyst is burned to form carbon dioxide (CO2). During combustion of carbon to CO2, CO forms as an intermediate. The conversion of carbon to CO in the presence of oxygen occurs rapidly; ...

  • Low and zero rare-earth FCC catalysts

    Rare-earth metals are an important component of FCC catalysts, as well as being a key raw material for many strategic industries with applications ranging from military devices to electronic components. In addition, they are essential constituents in newly evolving green technologies, such as hybrid cars and wind turbines. Rather ironically, rare-earth metals are not so rare, however they tend to be concentrated in hard to extract ore deposits. As a result, the world’s ...

  • Maximize the value of your naphtha feedstocks and downstream processes

    New solutions for changing needs Lighten the burden of heavy feedstocks with Topsoe catalysts, process designs and technologies. If your refinery is like most, you’re under pressure to squeeze more value out of heavier feedstocks, and this presents new challenges for catalysts. To name just one example, increasing use of coker feedstocks has led to higher silica and nitrogen levels in the naphtha streams, requiring catalysts with superior HDN activity and greater surface ...

  • MD FCC Catalysts - boosting middle distillates production in FCC

    Maximizing middle distillates in FCC units. A range of catalysts is available from Ketjen for increasing the production of middle distillates in the FCC process while retaining the many other attractive features of this versatile bottom-of-the-barrel upgrading process. The key to success is to adjust the catalyst properties for maximum production of LCO while maintaining maximum bottoms (slurry oil) destruction and good product quality. The middle distillate catalyst family ...

  • NADIUS™ 4G

    NADIUS™ 4G is the latest generation of Grace’s market-leading NADIUS™ catalyst family for hydrotreated and straight-run VGO feed applications. NADIUS™ 4G, an extension of the NADIUS™ catalyst family, is a component of the EnhanceR™ technology platform, which is the market leader in the EMEA region. NADIUS™ 4G incorporates new technologies that were developed during the extensive Grace R&D program that was initiated as a result of ...

  • NaphthaClean®

    Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) technology for reducing gasoline sulfur. BASF produces NaphthaClean technology designed for the reduction of sulfur without lowering gasoline production Premium Technology Based on the combination of BASF’s award-winning and commercially-proven Distributed Matrix Structures (DMS) technology and sulfur reduction technology, NaphthaClean gives the refiner both maximum gasoline production and maximum gasoline sulfur reduction. This technology ...

  • NEKTOR™ 4G

    NEKTOR™4G is the latest generation of Grace’s marketleading low coke NEKTOR™ for residue FCC feed applications. NEKTOR™ 4G is manufactured using the Grace EnhanceR™ Technology Platform, and is an extension of the NEKTOR™ catalyst family, which is the market leader in the EMEA region. NEKTOR™ 4G incorporates new technologies that were developed during the extensive Grace R&D program that was initiated as a result of the tight oil ...

  • Optimal Flow

    Magcat Catalysts produce up to 15% more syngas through the steam reforming process. Magma form their own catalyst carrier utilizing polymer ceramic technology rather than the traditional pressure method, providing higher intrinsic strength, greater geometric surface area and surface texture. The “Golf Ball” shape and texturing creates a % improvement in active surface area. That combined with enlarged near surface porosity and ENHANCER™ Nickel crystal promoter, delivers ...

  • Precious metal bearing catalyst recycling expertise

    Refining, Precious Metals & Recycling. We recover and refine precious metals from hydrocarbon and petroleum processing catalysts. Also, our proprietary Pyro-Re® process offers the only pyro-metallurgical recovery of rhenium in the industry. With it, we recover total rhenium content from spent semi-regenerative and cyclic fixed-bed hydrocarbon processing catalysts–and get you a full return. With best-in-class techniques and over seven decades of experience, we deliver the ...

  • ProtAgon™ 4G

    ProtAgon™ 4G is the latest generation of Grace’s propylene maximization technology. Propylene yields of over 12wt% have been achieved with this catalyst technology. ProtAgon™ 4G is manufactured using the Grace EnhanceR™ Technology Platform, and is an extension of the ProtAgon catalyst family, which is the market leader in the EMEA region. ProtAgon™ catalysts bring the following performance benefits to unit operations and product quality: • ...

  • PURASPEC CLEAR Chloride guards

    Chlorides in a refinery. Where does it come from? Chlorides are introduced into the refinery flowsheet in several ways. Some crude sources can bring both inorganic and organic chloride content. Desalter processes and chemical additives are used to remove chlorides and prevent corrosion and fouling caused by these chlorides. The other major source is from the Catalytic Reforming Unit (CRU). This unit upgrades straight run naphtha value for use in the gasoline pool or as petrochemical ...

  • Purification by catalytic oxidation

    Most industrial and power applications produce off gases that are harmful to health, the environment or have global warming potential, such as CO2, CO, hydrocarbons etc. As the world is pledging to reduce global warming to below 1.5° C compared to pre‐industrial levels, removing or re‐using these gases is crucial to achieve this target. Catalytic oxidation is a facile and economic process to remove a wide range of impurities from industrial gas streams as part of feedstock, ...

  • Purification solutions for the Gas Processing industry

    Johnson Matthey’s PURASPECTM absorbents are the industry choice for longest bed life and toughest duties. PURASPEC technology utilises metal oxides specially engineered into robust granules to remove traces of contaminants from hydrocarbon gases and liquids. In particular, the absorbents are designed to remove mercury and a range of sulphur compounds – most frequently hydrogen sulphide (H2S) and carbonyl sulphide (COS). They are widely used for natural gas sweetening to meet ...

  • ReFRESH™ your Catalyst

    Topsoe´s ReFRESH™ technology offers you the opportunity to use Haldor Topsoe catalysts twice for maximum economic benefit by reactivation of the catalytically active sites. Activity up to 95+ % of fresh catalyst is restored. The technology is commercially proven with more than 65 references and applicable for spent BRIM® and HyBRIM™ catalysts. The ReFRESH™ technology is a specialized method of metal redistribution – available only from Topsoe ...

  • ResidCrackeR™ 4G

    ResidCrackeR™ 4G is the latest generation of Grace’s coke selective bottoms cracking ResidCrackeR™ catalyst family for residue FCC feed applications. ResidCrackeR™ 4G is an extension of the ResidCrackeR™ catalyst family, a component of the EnhanceR™ technology platform, which is the market leader in the EMEA region. ResidCrackeR™ 4G incorporates new technologies that were developed during the extensive Grace R&D program that was ...

  • Restoring production efficiency & NOx reduction by eliminating SCR fouling

    Problem: SCR fouling is typically caused by refractory or insulation fibers that accumulate and block the face of the catalyst, eventually leading to substantial flow disruption and excessive pressure drops, typically worsening over time. This pressure drop and flow maldistribution will cause production rate limitations, unplanned outages, and environmental compliance issues, as well as reduce he catalyst life. Solution: Proven methods for keeping SCRs operating efficiently ...

  • RIVE® FCC Catalysts

    RIVE® FCC catalyst represents the first and only use of ordered mesoporosity in FCC zeolites or catalysts, and is capable of providing a step change in value for many FCC operations. The result: enhanced diffusion of hydrocarbons both into and out of the catalyst particle. This adds options to process heavier feeds, reduce feedstock costs, circulate more catalyst, and preserve valuable products increasing operating flexibility for the refiner.

  • SIE NEFTEHIM: aiming the challenges of the future

    Based in the south Russia Krasnodar innovative chemical technology company - Scientific Industrial Enterprise (SIE) Neftehim LLC is one of Russia’s hundred most competent companies in its field. The company presents ISOPLAT, new efficient technology for the environmentally friendly high-octane gasoline components production with ultra-low aromatics and benzene. OILMARKET magazine met with the SIE NEFTEHIM President and CEO, Alexander Nikitovich Shakun. The development of ...

  • Slash your hydrogen production costs

    By utilizing low value, excess fuel gas, you can reduce your consumption of costly traditional hydrogen plant feedstocks, such as natural gas, LPG, butane or naphtha. Upgrading fuel gas produced onsite is a proven way to significantly cut the cost of your hydrogen production. Refinery fuel gases are an attractive feedstock option. However, impure RFG feeds can cause problems in the feedstock purification section. With Haldor Topsoe’s fuel gas hydrotreating (FGH) technology, ...

  • SMOOTHFLOW™ FCC additive

    The solution for FCC fluidization and circulation problems. SMOOTHFLOW from Ketjen offers a solution to FCC unit fluidization and circulation problems. Fluidization problems sometimes begin suddenly, often as the result of an unexpected process upset causing significant catalyst losses and possible mechanical damage inside the unit. The finest catalyst particles in the circulating inventory are usually lost first, which results in a sharp increase in the equilibrium catalyst average ...

  • SOxMASTER-2™

    Optimal SOx reduction without rare earth for partial- and full-burn units. SOx reduction additives are designed to capture and remove the oxidized sulfur compounds present in the FCC unit regenerator and release them in the FCC riser. On release, the sulfur exits the FCC unit as hydrogen sulfide, along with the cracked products in the reactor effluent. The hydrogen sulfide is processed in the gas plant downstream of the FCC unit. Extensive studies in the 1970s looked at the ...

  • Squeeze more value out of your FCC gasoline

    As sulfur legislations tighten, it becomes more difficult for refiners to meet the specifications from their FCC gasoline post-treatment units. Particularly the octane number poses challenges, since some olefins are simultaneously being hydrogenated. The consequent loss of octane often prevents the refineries from achieving maximum value. Topsoe’s series of HyOctane™ catalysts are specifically developed for all steps in FCC gasoline post-treatment applications. ...

  • Sulfur recovery with Evonik

    Sulfur recovery is a crucial process in various industries, especially those involved in refining petroleum and natural gas. Sulfur containing compounds in these raw materials can be harmful to the environment and pose health hazards. The Claus process, a time-tested and reliable method, effectively recovers sulfur from these sources, ensuring cleaner emissions andcompliance with environmental regulations. Evonik is a complete-package SRU & TGTU catalyst supplier. We manufacture ...

  • The power of ISOMALK

    Russia's Krasnodar based joint stock company scientific industrial enterprise (JSC SIE) Neftehim, introducing its technologies and catalysts at Russian enterprises, has become the leading highoctane gasoline components producer in the Russian market. The company has developed its highly competitive technological brand, winning competition against the leading American, German and French suppliers of processing solutions for the oil refining industry.

  • UPGRADER™ and UPGRADER R+

    Unprecedented upgrading of residue in FCC. FCC units using conventional FCC catalysts are severely limited when diffusion constraints control conversion and bottoms upgrading, for example, in heavy-feed and/or short-contact-time operations. Even with high catalyst addition rates, bottoms conversion, catalyst activity and coke and gas selectivity suffer because of the inevitable mass transfer limitations. As a result, the total FCC product value and profitability are compromised. Ketjen’s ...

  • Want to make ULSG from your FCC unit?

    Topsoe’s new superior FCC pretreatment catalysts provide high HDN as well as HDS. Legislations worldwide push towards lower sulfur emissions from diesel and gasoline vehicles, forcing refiners to rethink their fixed assets to meet new product specifications. Topsoe’s new HyBRIM™ catalysts allow for more severe FCC feed pretreating which ultimately improves operation of the FCC unit leading to better products. TK-569 HyBRIM™ offers the highest activity ...

  • Wet gas sulfuric acid - profitable sulfur management

    The WSA technology is an excellent alternative to the Claus technology for sulfur management within oil refining, coal gasification, gas sweetening etc. High steam production, feed flexibility, ease of operation, and low CAPEX & OPEX are some key benefits for the operator when selecting the WSA technology. Today we have +130 references world wide.

  • ZIP Olefins Additive

    Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst for heavy resid feedstock applications. BASF’s Fortress NXT delivers superior metals passivation and increases liquid product yields. Premium Technology Fortress NXT is the next generation of Fortress catalyst resulting from research to optimize the efficacy of specialty alumina for nickel trapping applications. BASF uses a proprietary specialty alumina to provide superior nickel trap performance using an optimized crystallite size ...

  • Excel® Technology: The Sustainable Solution for HydroProcessing Catalysts

    Unveil the path to sustainable catalyst processes with Excel® Rejuvenation Technology! Join us as we delve into the art of catalyst rejuvenation, uncovering the means to propel your processes towards enhanced sustainability and waste reduction. Learn how to steer your operations away from wasteful practices and embrace sustainability using Evonik's Excel® Hydroprocessing Catalysts solutions. Our certified Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) lays bare the potential emissions you can ...

  • Structured Catalyst for Steam Methane Reforming

    Join this webinar to learn about the benefits of ZoneFlow Structured Catalyst for Steam Methane Reforming. Honeywell UOP and ZoneFlow Reactor Technologies recently conducted pilot plant testing of the ZoneFlow Structured Catalyst in a large-scale pilot plant at Université Catholique de Louvain in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. In this free webinar, you will have the opportunity to learn about the technology and benefits that were seen in the pilot test run at near-commercial levels: •   ...

  • Optimizing the value of your unloaded catalyst

    The metals contained in spent catalysts offer a valuable follow-on revenue source, but how can you be sure to achieve a fair settlement or receive top dollar? You also need to balance demands of sustainability and lowered environmental impact with ease of recovery and settlement. This webinar gives you an introduction to the precious and base metal management cycle in catalysts and specifically provides you with tips for ensuring a high quality and accurate precious metal settlement, ...

  • An introduction to Sinopec Hydrocracking Technologies

    This webinar gives you an overview and understanding of hydrocracking and its applications, with an emphasis on technologies and catalysts developed by Sinopec and its research arm, Sinopec Fushun Research Institute of Petroleum and Petrochemicals (Sinopec FRIPP). You will first get an introduction to hydrocracking including feed processing and target output products. Commercial considerations include market share and reference installations such as 40 hydrocracking units designed ...

  • Technologies to enhance Ethylene production

    In this presentation, three technologies will be introduced. This first is swirling element radiant tube (SERTTM) technology for steam cracking furnaces. In this technology, you will find how heat transfer theory is applied to overcoming the challenges of cracking pyrolysis to meet targets. Successful commercial cases will demonstrate the technical advantages of SERTTM technology. Cracking furnaces with SERTTM technology have longer operating days, lower tube wall temperature ...

  • High-Performance Tail-Gas Treating

    Discover the benefits of applying the latest technology in modern, low-temperature Shell Claus offgas treating (SCOT™) units. See how next-generation, low-temperature SCOT catalysts can help extend cycle life, lower energy costs and ensure regulatory compliance, even with the most difficult feeds and conditions. In this webinar you will: - Learn why modern tail-gas treating units are being designed without an inline burner, and the impact this has on inlet temperatures and, ...

  • Maximising naphtha through hydrocracking: Refinery of the future

    Globally the demand for petrochemicals is increasing at rates nearly 1.5 times GDP. In regions where there is a heavy investment in large-scale para-xylene capacity there is a significant demand for naphtha. However not all naphtha is suitable to produce aromatics. Heavy naphtha is required, but it is in limited supply. This is where the Honeywell UOP UnicrackingTM process becomes the key enabler to petrochemical production. By installing one, or a combination of Unicracking ...