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  • JFTOT® IV

    The worldwide recognized leader of jet fuel thermal oxidation testing. PAC’s Alcor JFTOT® is the globally recognized standard for jet fuel thermal oxidation testing with a worldwide installed base over 1000 instruments. With the Next Generation JFTOT IV PAC brings an industry leading product and adds enhanced safety features and simplified operational capabilities in a smaller, streamlined package that significantly increases operator productivity. The Alcor JFTOT IV ...

  • H2S oxidation system for water treatment facilities

    A new water treatment facility in the town of Jupiter, Florida, was causing a serious odor problem. H2S removed from the purified water was being released into the atmosphere. Complaints about the odor came from the residences and businesses downwind of the treatment plant. A turnkey LO-CAT® Hydrogen Sulfide Oxidation System designed to process 30,000 CFM of air containing 250 ppm of H2S solved this problem. Due to the scarcity of fresh water available for treatment ...

  • 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) ...

  • MD FCC Catalysts - boosting middle distillates production in FCC

    Maximizing middle distillates in FCC units. A range of catalysts is available from Albemarle for increasing the production of middle distillates in the FCC process while retaining the many other attractive features of this versatile bottom-ofthe- 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 ...

  • NAPFINING™ Naphthenic acid removal

    NAPFINING™ technologies were first licensed in 1977 and to date Merichem has granted 78 unit operating licenses world-wide. The non-dispersive FIBER FILM® Contactor achieves reduced capital expenditure and less plant space requirements compared to most treating alternatives, making NAPFINING™ and NAPFINING™ HiTAN the technologies-of-choice. In addition, onstream factor between routine turnarounds is 100% whereas electrostatic precipitators (ESPs) are much ...

  • Unrivalled combustion expertise, superior heat transfer solutions

    XRG Technologies is an innovative engineering and procurement firm specializing in fired equipment for the refining, petrochemical, and power markets. We collaborate with our partners to solve complex problems and manage projects from concept to completion. Our staff of industry experts will partner with you and function as your outside engineering support team. We have brought together a team of burner, fired heater, boiler, flare, vapor recovery and thermal oxidizer experts ...

  • All about excellence in the energy and chemical industry

    KBC exists to help you achieve and sustain excellent operational performance, through the actions of our people, fused with the application of our digitalization technology and best practices, powered by the Cloud.Better decisions - faster, Flawless execution - every time and  Superior results - sustained. Deliver value: Performance assurance Organizations that perform at their best are able to adjust to changing dynamics without compromising competitiveness. KBC ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Servomex - 70 years of gas expertise

    Welcome to the latest issue of Expert Solutions. In this issue, we celebrate 70 years since the beginning of Servomex. In 1952, three partners set up Servomex as a manufacturer of electronic products. It’s unlikely they could have foreseen our transformation over the next seven decades to our current position as the global expert in gas analysis. In this issue, we look back at where we started, and how we came to be where we are today. However, while we celebrate the achievements ...

  • PROvantage™

    Operate in higher propylene mode without changing your base catalyst. PROvantage olefin/octane enhancement additive provides refiners with the flexibility to operate in a high propylene mode without the activity dilution of the base catalyst inventory normally associated with high levels of traditional ZSM-5 additives. Why PROvantage works PROvantage contains several different types of active acid site components all in close proximity. The proper balance of these sites efficiently ...

  • KDSOx™

    Cost-effective SOx reduction solution for full-combustion FCC units. Reducing SOx emissions has become increasingly challenging in many parts of the world. Depending on the location, SOx emission limits are defined at the refinery level as bubble limits; at the individual emissions source; or, in some cases, by the concentrations in the atmosphere in the vicinity. In light of these challenges, many refineries have successfully used SOx additives for reducing overall sulfur ...

  • Lube Oil Vacuum Tower revamp

    Pressure drop is a critical operating parameter for Vacuum Towers. A Lube Oil Vacuum Tower with dislodged floating valves was revamped with Sulzer’s high performance MVG™ fixed valves, reducing column pressure drop 15%. V-Grid™ trays offer reliable performance with substantial energy savings and increased run length. V-Grid tray technology: - Lower pressure drop - High efficiency over a wide operating range - Superior mechanical strength - Excellent fouling resis ...

  • 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: •   ...

  • Improved H2 purification and recovery with UOP Polybed™ Pressure Swing Adsorption

    Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) is the industry standard for H2 purification and long-term, reliable recovery. Honeywell UOP’s PSA technology is relied on by refineries and hydrogen producers worldwide, with more than 1,100 systems installed in over 70 countries. In this webinar, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable insights: - Understand what makes Honeywell UOP Polybed™ PSA purification technology unique. - Learn about recent changes in Honeywell UOP’s ...

  • Navigating Complexities of Renewables Processing

    Refineries are shifting away from producing traditional fuels to remain relevant, compliant and profitable. Join us to learn more about recent developments in renewable feedstocks processing. In this webinar from Ketjen, you will gain an understanding of the regulations and drivers that shape the renewables market. You will also have a chance to learn about operational challenges you may face while processing feedstocks with various amounts and grades of HVO or waste plastic ...

  • Fundamentals of Safe Liquid Grab Sampling

    Every day, grab (or spot) sampling systems allow oil, gas, and chemical companies around the world to simply and accurately determine the quality and composition of the fluids they process. In many cases, however, opportunities remain to improve the ease-of-use, safety, and maintenance requirements of these system by rethinking aspects of their design. In the case of panels that draw liquid samples into laboratory bottles, changes to valve assembly designs, specifically, can yield ...

  • Economics of Decarbonisation with Honeywell Sustainability Portfolio and IRA

    The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), passed by the US government on August 16, 2022, provides nearly $370B in clean energy and climate funding over the next decade There has never been a better time to invest in a more sustainable future. Our upcoming webinar will provide valuable insights into key IRA provisions and enabling technologies to accelerate industrial decarbonisation and achieve your long-term financial and sustainability goals. This webinar will offer an incredible ...

  • Applying Crude to Chemicals technologies for effective petrochemicals production

    With the consumption of petrochemicals increasing globally and the demand for transportation fuels under pressure from energy transition initiatives, refiners are being driven to optimize their facilities and explore revenue streams outside of the traditional transportation fuel value chains. There are several alternatives and methodologies to capture additional value from crude oil through conversion into petrochemicals to consider. This webcast covers: - How to convert a ...

  • A new perspective on improving process and operational efficiencies

    Presented with ageing equipment and ever-increasing environmental restrictions, process engineers are challenged with maximizing efficiency and mitigating problems. Without the necessary information, facing this challenge can be difficult or impossible. Tracerco provides you with the insights you need to help troubleshoot production problems and optimise processes. With the widest range of scanning and tracer diagnostic services on the market, Tracerco helps the refining and ...

  • A complementary and holistic approach using mobile water solutions

    High water quality across petroleum refining and petrochemical industries is an integral part of every process, including cooling tower make-up and blowdown, desalination, filtration. Additionally, these industries unavoidably generate large volumes of wastewater. The growing demand combined with the increasing water stress and stricter regulations is creating a situation where water is becoming not only costlier but also a more valuable resource. This is leading companies ...

  • Preparing for a petrochemical plant revamp or technology upgrade

    Petrochemical producers have recently confronted unprecedented volatility in crude oil prices and limits on advantaged feedstock, while the refining and gas sectors remain vigilant to global supply conditions. However, some industry challenges remain unchanged, such as the need to optimize plant operations and cut carbon footprint by reducing the amount of energy required to drive a plant. Equipment nearing the end of its operational life can not only put plants at risk of ...

  • Elemental Analysis for Refining and Petrochemicals

    Seamless Laboratory and Process Analysis for Total Sulfur and Nitrogen. As expected shifts to petrochemical and crude oil-to-chemicals (COTC) projects expand through 2050, the need for elemental analysis in refining and petrochemical continues to grow. Refiners must meet stringent requirements due to the increase of nitrogen and sulfur in the crude, requiring more focus on processing and control. Join us to learn about laboratory and process analysis for total sulfur and nitrogen. During ...

  • How grab sampling can help improve your plants safety

    While grab sampling can be a dangerous and hazardous process for both operators and their surrounding environment, too often safety takes a back seat to other day-to-day considerations. If this sounds familiar, tune into this sponsored webinar. It's your opportunity to focus on areas in your plant where safety is a concern and learn methods for ensuring sampling that is not only safe and effective, but also representative.   In this webinar, you'll examine hazards associated ...

  • 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, ...

  • Unleash the potential of your Naphtha Steam Cracker

    The global ethylene market grows at 3.0-3.5% annually, which amounts to 6-7 MM MTA increase in demand every year.  Greater than 95% of ethylene is produced using steam cracking. The two of the main feedstocks for steam crackers are naphtha and ethane with each supplying >45% of all ethylene production. Ethane cracking tends to have lower Cash Cost of Production, supply is regional and insufficient to meet the global ethylene demand.  Naphtha cracking has several disadvantages: ...