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  • n. The process of removing sulfur from a substance, such as flue gas or crude.


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desulfurize +‎ -ation


  • Examples of this include companies that are extracting the petroleum from discarded plastic bottles and using it to create the polyester fibers that they turn into sportswear, and those producing synthetic gypsum roughly 20 percent of U.S. raw gypsum use from the byproduct of manufacturing and energy-generating processes, primarily from desulfurization of exhaust gases from coal power plants.

    John Friedman: Three Dimensions of Leadership

  • Other industrial uses of hydrofluoric acid include metal refining, mineral processing, and the desulfurization of oil. 23 Despite the fact that hydrofluoric acid is used in a wide variety of industries, it is extremely toxic.

    Hydrofluoric Acid

  • The fire, which started at a residue desulfurization unit, is expected to have a significant impact on the regional oil market, because Formosa Petrochemical is one of Asia's largest gasoline and middle-distillate exporters.

    Fire Shuts Formosa Petrochemical Refinery

  • Li is now credited internationally for leading the team that discovered ultraviolet Raman spectroscopy technology, a groundbreaking tool for analyzing energy conversion; and for ultradeep desulfurization techniques that dramatically reduce the amount of sulfur emitted in the combustion of diesel.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Because people like ME are building flue gas desulfurization systems that pull that SO2 out of the flue gas and then use it to create GYPSUM WALLBOARD that probably BUILT YOUR HOUSE.

    A. Siegel: Coal's Sacriligeous Caroling

  • At New Sky Energy, a new start-up here in Boulder, a Fairview High graduate named Deane Little has developed a technology for converting waste salt (from agricultural runoff or flue gas desulfurization), processing it with water electrolysis to yield oxygen, hydrogen, a strong acid and a strong base.

    Anne Butterfield: Boulder Start-up to Profit on Atmospheric CO2 in Manufacturing

  • Coal-combustion byproduct: Coal-combustion byproducts such as fly ash, bottom ash and flue gas desulfurization (FGD) can be used for restoring RMSs.

    Offsetting carbon dioxide emissions through minesoil reclamation

  • Such measures such as fuel switching (use of natural gas instead coal), and desulfurization of flue gases of coal-fired power plants have contributed very significantly to reducing sulfur dioxide concentrations to the extent that winter smog episodes have more or less ceased to be a problem in the US and Europe.


  • The dispute at Lindsey, which refines about 20,000 barrels a day, started a week ago, after Total told 65 workers that the hydro-desulfurization project they are working on was close to completion, putting their jobs in doubt.

    U.K. Energy-Plant Strikes Spread

  • "Total can confirm, with regret, that our contractors have now started the process of ending the current employment contracts for their workforce on the HDS-3 [hydro-desulfurization] construction project," the company said in a statement.

    900 Contract Workers at U.K. Total Refinery Laid Off After Strike


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