hydroprocessing love



from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several chemical engineering processes including hydrogenation, hydrocracking and hydrotreating, especially as part of oil refining.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The Meraux refinery is 40 miles from its refinery in St. Charles, La., and includes a 34,000-barrel-a-day hydrocracker and significant hydroprocessing capacity for clean diesel production.

    Valero to Buy Murphy Oil Refinery

  • ART is a leading global supplier of hydroprocessing catalysts which remove sulfur and other contaminants from petroleum to produce more environmentally-friendly transportation fuels, and allow refiners to process less expensive feedstocks.

  • ART was established to develop and supply hydroprocessing catalysts and is the largest shareholder of Kuwait Catalyst Company, a privately held Kuwaiti company and a supplier of hydroprocessing catalysts for petroleum refining in the Arabian Gulf region.

  • The blaze shut the plant's hydroprocessing units, the company's chief financial officer said, adding that other units could be shut after a daylight damage assessment.

    FinanzNachrichten.de: Aktuelle Nachrichten

  • While FT synthetic fuels generally come with higher cap-ex costs due to the gasification and clean-up equipment as compared to hydroprocessing equipment that leverages the pre-existing assets of a petroleum refiner, hydroprocessing is not feedstock agnostic.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • While I realize that aviation fuel will not be created from soybean oil, this example is illustrative of how oilseed feedstock costs can add up to make hydroprocessing uneconomical compared to petroleum jet fuel.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • Which brings us to the second thermo-chemical technology under consideration to produce aviation biofuels: hydroprocessing.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • By 2015, we anticipate production capacity via hydroprocessing could reach 900MGY.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • In the race to commercialization of aviation biofuel, hydroprocessing has a number of advantages over FT.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • Hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and water are the main byproducts of hydroprocessing.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.