reformate


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reformate

(rɪˈfɔːˌmeɪt)
n
a product which occurs during petrol production and which is the result of a hydrocarbon reforming process

re•for•mate

(rɪˈfɔr meɪt, -mɪt)

n.
a petroleum product that has undergone reforming.
[1945–50]
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Whilst feedstock production is increasing, incremental availability may struggle to keep up with demand growth, with a shifting emphasis from pyrolysis gas (pygas) to reformate.
When in operation at full capacity, the Kaduna oil refinery supplied reformate and paraffin-based kerosine from Venezuela's Lagomar crude oil, for production of linear alkyl benzene (LAB), heavy alkylate and benzene.
Refiners can use reformate, a blendstock derived from naphtha, but crude must run through other process units to get it, Heminger said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Department of the Environment (DOE) said the reformate content of Iran's domestic petrol products stands at zero levels.
95 million metric tons, aviation kerosene - 500,000 metric tons, reformate - 500,000 metric tons, petroleum coke - 630,000 metric tons, liquefied gas - 240,000 metric tons, mixed xylene - 415,000 metric tons, olefin LPG - 75,000 metric tons and 145,000 metric tons of sulfur.
Catalytic reforming yields so-called reformate, which is rich in the aromatic compounds benzene, toluene and xylene (BTX).
In order to encourage new investment and capacity addition in the chemicals and petrochemicals sector, he proposed to reduce the BCD on reformate, ethane, propane, ethylene, propylene, butadiene and ortho-xylene, methyl alcohol and denatured ethyl alcohol, and crude naphthalene.
In 2011, the Secretary of State decided to impose sanctions on Venezuela's state oil company (PDVSA) for delivering at least three cargoes of reformate, a blending component for gasoline, to Iran between December 2010 and March 2011.
The company operates a 120,000-barrel-a-day refinery at the port of Jebel Ali that processes condensate into jet fuel, diesel and gasoline reformate.
A new extraction unit will process yearly 1,300 tonnes of reformate.
A cargo of reformate was booked from Jubail to Iran.
The upgrade will enable the refinery to produce high grade reformate.