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Optimising crude unit design

Real retrofit examples demonstrate how crude units can be successfully optimised with crude slates currently being processed. Process design strategies are discussed in detail and highlight how retrofit targets are achieved.

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Improving crude vacuum unit performance

When simulating or designing an unconventional heavy oil/bitumen vacuum crude unit, the sharing of operating data on cracked gas make, stripping section performance and indirect entrainment can help ensure designers make the right design choices.

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Canadian crude processing challenges

Vacuun unit design influences liquid volume yields, run length, product yield and product quality when processing bitumen crude oils. These crudes require special design considerations to maintain a reasonable run length without significant economic loss.

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