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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.
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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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As these control rooms remain offline, this means there is no desulfurization of coke oven gas.
In addition, it includes a plan to increase gasoline production capacities at the Bandar Abbas refinery's company, and a plan to improve product quality, desulfurization of diesel fuel produced at the refinery in Tabriz and other cities.
(MHPS) received an order from India's public sector utility NTPC (earlier known as National Thermal Power Corporation) Limited for additional installations of flue-gas desulfurization (FGD) systems in the Mouda-II and Rihand-II&III coal-fired power plants.
The presence of activated carbon as a carrier can improve the dispersability of metal oxides and reduce the extent of metal oxide aggregation, ultimately strengthening the activity of desulfurization.
Nowadays, ionic liquid attracts more attention in desulfurization field [3] because of its green solvent characteristics [4, 5] and catalytic activity.
To date, various methods have been used for deep desulfurization of FCC gasoline, such as catalytic hydro-desulfurization (HDS), biodesulfurization (BDS), adsorption desulfurization (ADS), and oxidative desulfurization (ODS) [6-9], However, none of them have been proven to be ideal.
Export-Import Bank of Korea will finance the project which includes upgrades to desulfurization equipment as well as gasoline, diesel and other facilities.
At its booth, the company will present new gas treatment and gas compression solutions, as well as already approved technologies, such as dry, oil-flooded and oil-flooded with separate lubrication system rotary screw compressors based on COMPEX[TM] screw gas ends, modular and mobile wellhead compressor systems for operation extension of legacy wells, complete gas processing packages, solutions for simultaneous gas treatment and compression, advanced catalytic desulfurization systems, oil vapor recovery units, energy efficient CNG filling stations.
ABSTRACT: The survey of literature, consisting the estimation approaches for crude oil desulfurization has been reviwed.
The explosion caused extensive damage to a 35,000 bpd light cycle oil hydrotreater, also called a hydrogen desulfurization unit, which uses hydrogen to convert the oil into diesel and remove sulfur, the sources said.