catalytic cracking


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cat′alyt′ic crack′ing


n.
the reduction of the molecular weight of hydrocarbons by a catalyst, accomplished in a petroleum refinery by a type of chemical reactor (cat′alyt′ic crack′er).
Translations
craquage catalytique
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Under the framework, Grace will provide Fluid Catalytic Cracking, or FCC, catalysts and technical services to the refineries operated by KazMunayGas as well as investments to construct a catalysts logistics terminal and an FCC catalysts laboratory in Kazakhstan.
2 million tons / year diesel hydrogenation unit into a 650,000 tons / year catalytic cracking diesel hydrocracking unit to produce low-sulfur and high-octane gasoline components with low sulfur content and economy Benefit significantly.
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International Resource News-February 9, 2016--Albemarle to increase price of fluid catalytic cracking catalysts
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In addition, upgrades to oil refining sectors in emerging countries are projected to boost global catalytic cracking capacity, supporting the production of fluid cracking catalysts, and associated demand for lanthanum and cerium.
The contract, which was awarded by the Ministry of Oil's South Refineries Company, is an EPC deal that will see it increase the petroleum production capacity at the plant following the introduction of a new fluid catalytic cracking unit.
According to Technip, this project will aim at increasing the gasoline production capacity through the installation of a new fluid catalytic cracking unit and associated units like visbreaker, hydrotreating, hydrogen plant amongst others.
Phillips 66 reported it was beginning maintenance work on the electrostatic precipitator (ESP) on the gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) at its 146,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) Borger, Texas refinery, according to a filing with the state pollution regulator.
The Houdry process, invented in the 1930s by French-born Eugene Jules Houdry of Pennsylvania, involved using fluid catalytic cracking for the selective conversion of crude petroleum to valuable gasoline.
Grace and Co (GRA) to build the first fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts manufacturing facility in the Middle East.