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tr.v. de·sul·fur·ized, de·sul·fur·iz·ing, de·sul·fur·iz·es
To eliminate sulfur from (petroleum, for example).

de·sul′fur·i·za′tion (-fər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.


or de•sul•phu•rize

(diˈsʌl fyəˌraɪz, -fə-)

v.t. -rized, -riz•ing.
to remove sulfur from.
de•sul`fu•ri•za′tion, n.
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Verb1.desulfurize - remove sulfur from
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
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The contract concerns the supply of desulfurized diesel fuel (maximum sulfur content of 10 ppm), National or alpine, For the carriage of the trenord fleet, And complying with the uni en 590 standard in force at the time of delivery.
high-sulfur crudes and natural gases rich in hydrogen sulfide (H2S) became routinely desulfurized (in refineries and gas treatment plants) before combustion; 3.
The catalytic process requires a desulfurized initial raw material.
Under the terms of the 12-month contract, Protonex will adapt its existing propane-fueled systems to operate on liquid fuels such as butanol, gasoline, kerosene and desulfurized JP-8.
For naphtha steam reforming, the desulfurized hydrocarbon is fed to a pre-reformer, which is operated adiabatically, where the higher hydrocarbons are directly converted to methane, giving a methane-rich gas feed for the reformer (Christensen, 1996).
Similar to ductile iron, CGI is produced by adding magnesium (Mg) to a desulfurized base iron.
14) To blend jet fuel, refineries use desulfurized straight-run kerosene, kerosene boiling range hydrocarbons from a hydrocracking unit, and light coker gas-oil (cracked residuum).
These include hydrogen made from desulfurized gasoline, naptha, liquid hydrogen, liquid petroleum gas and methanol.
The power plant also recycles several other by-products: Desulfurized fly ash goes to the local cement company, and gypsum is sold to a factory that uses it to make wallboard.