Becht Process Advisors Participate In Q&A In Recent Issue Of Digital Refining

Participants: Doug Clarke, Al Keller, Jim Asquith, Sam Lordo, Bob Falkiner, Steve DeLude and Roberto Tomotaki To review the Q&A article in Digital Refining, please click HERE   We’d like to produce less light naphtha and more liquid fuels from our hydrocracker. How do we go about it? For changes mid-run with an existing hydrocracker catalyst load, […]

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Improving Fixed Bed Naphtha Reformer Catalyst Regeneration

Background Refiners have been reforming naphtha to improve its octane or to produce aromatic chemicals since the 1930s. Initially the desired chemical reactions were achieved in Thermal Reformers without the use of catalyst by simply heating the naphtha to about 540°C (1000°F) to “crack” non-aromatics out of the naphtha boiling range. This was effective but […]

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