PTQ Q1 2023 Issue


7 The dichotomy of refining Rene Gonzalez

9 ptq&a

16 Achieving Fit for 55 emission reduction targets by 2030 Fred Baars and Samiya Parvez Fluor B.V.

25 Design configurations for lowering quenched coke drum venting pressure Piotr Lorenc LOTOS Asfalt Keith Magdoza and Virendra Manral Chevron Lummus Global

29 De-mystifying vacuum ejector systems Scott Golden, Tony Barletta and Steve White Process Consulting Services, Inc.

39 Desalting chemistry and monitoring methods to help expand crude basket Mahesh Subramaniyam, Debjit Chandra, Vivek Srinivasan, Ajay Gupta and Hiten Makwana Dorf Ketal Chemicals 45 Kinetic model for TGU hydrogenation reactors: Part 1 – model development Michael A Huffmaster Independent Consultant Prashanth Chandran, Nathan A Hatcher, Daryl R Jensen and Ralph H Weiland Optimized Gas Treating, Inc. 51 Reduce emissions and improve refinery profitability J Mark Houdek, Pankaj K Singh, Srinivasan Ramanujam and Ian Clarke Honeywell UOP

59 Fouling in VDU ejector systems Jim Lines Graham Corporation

67 Reconfiguration of naphtha splitters using divided wall column technology Ratheesh S Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) 71 Crude oil processing scheme for reducing operating costs in the CDU Sunil Kumar and Avinash Mhetre CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum 75 Value maximisation in FCC units using multispecialty catalyst formulation Somanath Kukade and Pramod Kumar Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited

81 Closing the sustainability cycle Marcio Wagner da Silva Petrobras

87 Universal filter for ultra-cleaning of reactor streams Fu-Ming Lee, Mark Zih-Yao Shen, Chi-Yao Chen, Maw-Tien Lee, Yin-Hsien Chen, John Lee and Stephen Yen Shin-Chuang Technology Co., Ltd. Kao-chih Ricky Hsu International Innotech, Inc .

97 To Claus or not to Claus?

Martin Taylor and Charles Kimtantas Bechtel Energy Technologies & Solutions, Inc.

Cover High-complexity hydrocarbon processing facility

©2023. The entire content of this publication is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means – electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise – without the prior permission of the copyright owner. The opinions and views expressed by the authors in this publication are not necessarily those of the editor or publisher and while every care has been taken in the preparation of all material included in Petroleum Technology Quarterly and its supplements the publisher cannot be held responsible for any statements, opinions or views or for any inaccuracies.

Powered by