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Maximizing LPG Recovery from Fuel Gas Using a Dividing Wall Column

January 2015 – GT-LPG MAX ℠ provides a cost-effective solution for recovering LPG product using a novel process concept of absorption plus distillation within the same fractionating vessel. Over the last several years, refiners have faced increasing challenges...

An Alternative Approach to Sulfur Recovery

Mar. 2014 – Matt Thundyil, David Seeger, Ramiro G. Vazquez and Sameer Pallavker, GTC Technology US, LLC, discuss an alternative approach to sulfur recover form lean sour fast streams: Over the past 20 years, environmental specifications for sulfur emissions have...

“Improving the Distillation Energy Network”

Nov. 14, 2013 –  Energy-efficient design applied to the refit of a distillation unit was achieved through optimisation between the distillation column and heat network system. Energy costs are the largest percentage of a hydrocarbon plant’s operating expenditures....

Optimize Design for Distillation Feed

June 2011 – Technical considerations for feed location. Selecting optimum feed location is critical to maximizing distillation column performance. Improper feed location of a distillation column can downgrade column performance; the degree of separation is...

Isomalk-2 technology

April 2012 – The Isomalk-2 technology has a successful track record in achieving more than satisfactory results. The start up and operation of the unit at the Omsk refinery marks the appearance of a stable and environmentally safe alternative to chlorinated...