Tag: Residue upgrading
Thermal Cracking Process in Oil Refinery
Thermal cracking is the process in which heavy residue hydrocarbons are decomposed into lower molecule higher value hydrocarbon products, under severe thermal conditions in the absence of the catalyst. It...
Upgrading the Bottom of the Barrel
Oil refinery residue upgrading or bottom-of-the-barrel upgrading is the process of conversion of heavy petroleum fractions into high-valued lighter petroleum products. In an oil refinery, the term bottom of the...