hydrocracker


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hy·dro·crack·ing

 (hī′drə-krăk′ĭng)
n.
A process by which the hydrocarbon molecules of petroleum are broken into simpler molecules, as of gasoline or kerosene, by the addition of hydrogen under high pressure and in the presence of a catalyst.

hy′dro·crack′ v.
hy′dro·crack′er n.

hydrocracker

(ˈhaɪdrəʊˌkrækə)
n
(Chemistry) something which breaks down petroleum into simpler molecules
Translations
hydrocraqueur
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Sohar, Aug 16 (ONA) Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has newly installed hydrocracker reactor Reaching a height of 42 metres, and weighing approximately 950 metric tonnes as one of the key elements of Orpic's Sohar Refinery Improvement Project (SRIP).
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The Sitra refinery expansion project will include a crude unit and associated facilities, hydrocracker and associated facilities, residue conversion units and a waste treatment facility.
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The Dutch government has cooperated closely in the past year to establish a strong incentive package which is worth some USD 250 million for Refinery Improvement Project which includes the revamp of the refinery by building a Lubes Hydrocracker Unit in order to meet European demand for next decades and to provide for a very profitable and sustainable future.
The company said its new plant houses the largest ever Steam Methane Reformer (SMR) to supply hydrogen and up to 450,000 pounds per hour of steam to Valero's new 57,000 barrels-per-day hydrocracker.