The U.S. is poised to become one the world’s largest LPG exporters after the Middle East and the global LPG trade flows and prices will have some major changes in the coming years.
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A refiner reviews the available technologies for introducing drop-in jet fuel production.
ExxonMobil’s FLEXICOKING technology offers comparatively greater flexibility when upgrading resid, as it provides clean liquid products and fuel gas or a natural-gas substitute. Wet Gas Scrubbing (WGS) technology is commercially proven for efficient removal of particulates and Sox from FCC flue gas. Alkylation technology becomes increasingly important due to its ability to provide gasoline blend stocks that are ideal for meeting reduced emission regulations. BenzOUT technology increases gasoline volume, reduces RVP, convert 95%+ of reformate benzene, and upgrade olefins to high octane gasoline.
Reducing crude oil cost is the major incentive driving crude and vacuum unit projects to handle heavy Canadian crudes. But such crudes–Albian Heavy, Christina Lake, MacKay River and others derived from oil sands–today present refiners ...
Keshiketeng coal to gas (CTG) project, Datang International, has started stable operation. Natural gas produced has entered Beijing natural gas pipeline network after a series of process tests. Read More ›
China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd. announced yesterday that it will join hands with Energy Corporation of America (ECA) on a shale gas development project in the U.S. Read More ›
A novel scheme enables co-processing of light gas oil and tall diesel to produce a renewable diesel meeting EN590 specifications.
If MTBE is produced from biomethanol, its bioenergy content as a fuel additive will be counted twice, according to EU biofuel regulations.
Is the refining industry ready for coal liquids processing? Case study shows potential benefits of processing upgraded coal liquids in a high complexity refinery.
Process and catalytic considerations for producing propylene glycol from glycerin-derived biomass sources are compared to current conventional sources, while economic factors and potential markets are discussed.