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  • n. The industrial plant in which coke is manufactured

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To sell by auction.
  • See cocker.
  • n. Same as cocker.


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  • Last year, Valero was delayed in restarting a processing unit, called a coker, that was idled for maintenance.

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  • At least one of about 30 "serious" investors lined up to bid on the property have expressed interest in buying an important piece of machinery called a coker, Big West union official Ed Huhn said last week. Latest news

  • In thy county town how many die from going bat out of hell, pouring rot gut, snorting coker leaf, versus succumbing to the sniffles.

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  • Certain process units will be shut down at the west-side of the refinery, but will have no impact on the capacity of its coker or fluid catalytic cracker, a key-gasoline production unit.

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  • The partnership owns a 70,000-barrel-a-day delayed coker at a Conoco refinery in southeast Texas, which allows the facility to process Venezuelan heavy crude oil.

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  • What I used to do I don't have a pressure cooker with me anymore here in Shanghai is just put the pressure coker in the sink under the faucet and just let the cold water do it's job..

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  • "Shutting down the coker and gasifier complex at Delaware City will reduce costs, improve reliability and allow the refinery to run a lighter crude slate and shift production to higher-margin products," said Chief Executive Bill Klesse.

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  • In June 2005, ENAP announced that it would build a $430 million delayed coker plant at its Aconcagua refinery, with planned start-up in 2008.

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  • The mixture is passed from the heater to one or more coker drums where the hot material is held approximately 24 hours (delayed) at pressures of 25-75 psi, until it cracks into lighter products.


  • Coking produces straight-run gasoline (coker naphtha) and various middle-distillate fractions used as catalytic cracking feedstock.



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