petroleum coke

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petroleum coke

n.
Coke that is produced as a byproduct of petroleum refining, used as an industrial fuel and in the manufacture of iron and steel, anodes for aluminum smelters, and other products. Also called petcoke.
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US graphite electrodes maker GrafTech International (NYSE:GTI) said Tuesday it has finalised the acquisitions of petroleum-based needle coke producer Seadrift Coke and sector firm C/G Electrodes.
Delayed coking can also be used to produce needle coke, a specialty product, if appropriate feedstocks, design techniques and operating parameters are applied (Sarkar, 1998).
Conoco (NYSE:COC), Houston, has announced that by using new technologies the company has increased needle coke production by some ten percent and that its Global Carbon business is evaluating other production process changes to gain additional increases.
com/research/d74d72/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Needle Coke Industry Report, 2011-2012" report to their offering.
This complex is expected to be comprised of three plants including a 250,000 metric ton coal tar distillation plant and two downstream plants producing needle coke and carbon black, added Koppers.
As discussed in the 2012 first quarter earnings call, Seadrift Coke has developed a super premium grade of needle coke and has successfully commercialized this breakthrough product in the second quarter of 2012.