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Nasty Stuff

Heavy crudes are here to stay. As long as oil prices remain high, Canadian, Venezuelan, Deep Water Gulf of Mexico, Mexican and other low API gravity crude oils will play an ever more important role ...

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Opportunity Knocks

A group of interesting articles deals with opportunity crudes, a mixed breed that includes very heavy, sour and high total acid number types as well as those with unexceptional naphthenic acid content but which do ...

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High-acid Heavy Crude Oil Processing

World leading refinery with 100% full conversion of high acid heavy crude oil—CNOOC Huizhou 12 million tons/year oil refining project has been put into production. Even just 1 year has elapsed since its production start up, but until now, it has achieved good outcomes together with remarkable economic returns in the area of electric-desalting, high & low temperature corrosion control, the processing and treatment of kerosene and diesel, wax oil and residuum. Its technology, expertise and experience have been practiced and approved in the areas of raw material choosing and batching, equipment selection, process operation and anti-corrosion, supervision & monitoring, quality control, environmental protection and management innovation. It is now accumulating more processing experience of high acid crude oil from the operation. Read More ›

Development & Trends of Clean-Fuels of CNPC

Establish standard of gasoline and diesel quality upgrading based China national  conditions. Establish automobile diesel standard, to manage diesel in categories. Government should offer support policies to diesel quality upgrading and revamping. Process high sulphur crude oil and low quality crude oil, select appropriate process scheme. Accelerate gasoline and diesel quality upgrading pace, guarantee supply of clean oil. Increase the production capacity of alkylate oil and isomerised oil, improve oil distribution scheme. Accelerate diesel quality upgrading pace, guarantee supply of clean oil. Conduct area optimisation. Highlight the work of energy saving and exhaust deduction, to construct oil refining industry of energy saving and environment protective. Enhance the collaboration with alternative fuels, to realize resources diversification.     Read More ›