Tag: atmospheric residue
Visbreaking Process in Petroleum Refinery
A Visbreaking (means viscosity breaking) unit is a processing unit in a petroleum refinery that reduces the viscosity of a refinery residue and produces more valuable petroleum products. The Visbreaking...
Bitumen Production Processes in Petroleum Refinery
Bitumen or Asphalt is a black viscous mixture of hydrocarbons obtained naturally or as a residue from petroleum distillation of crude oil. Petroleum Bitumen or Asphalt is a sticky, semi-solid, viscous petroleum,...
Operation of Ebullated-bed Reactor for Residue hydrocracking
Ebullated bed reactor (EBR) in oil refineries is a type of fluidized bed reactor that utilizes ebullition, or bubbling, to achieve appropriate mixing of reactants and catalysts for residue hydroprocessing....