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  • n. Plural form of coker.


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  • Prall said oil refineries across the country are investing in billion-dollar machines known as cokers, which can refine the chunkiest, lowest-grade and least-expensive crude oil into highly profitable fuel such as gasoline and diesel.

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  • Oil refineries around the country are installing billion-dollar machines called "cokers" that are able to refine the chunkiest, low-grade and least expensive crude oil into highly profitable fuels, such as gasoline and diesel.

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  • U.S. refiners have been upgrading their plants by adding "cokers."

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  • They're making hay while the sun shines, they're running flat out and a lot of those plants when they do that lease-to-lease cokers come in and make a lot asphalt when they do that.

  • Instead of just simply repairing individual problems, as we've done in the past, when we take these facilities out because we have spare upgrading capacity at the moment, we take the opportunity to fully weld, overlay and repair the complete circumferential rings around the cokers.

  • It's been sometime since we maybe talked about strong downstream results, and I just wanted to in light of that get your thoughts on the downstream generally and also wanted to see if you had any thoughts around some of the refining assets that are coming out in the U.S. Obviously, you've got the Voyageur upgraders set but is there an opportunity with BP selling some assets to get some cheap cokers?

  • That leaves less of the heavy product to make asphalt - and cokers are growing rapidly.


  • Foster Wheeler is a market leader in delayed coking and has supplied its process technology worldwide for over 80 new cokers and has implemented more than 70 delayed coker revamps.

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  • While some of this is due to running a lighter crude slate, much of it is due to the fact that we can recover more of our lighter products in our revamped El Dorado vacuum tower or coke more the asphalt and rebound cokers at both refineries. Home Page

  • I think one of the interesting facet to the crude market right now Chi really is the synthetic crudes where effectively, the Canadian upgraders are competing with the heavy barrel and frankly with our cokers, but the net result of that is there is some excess coking capacity and its being manifest in the pricing of syncrude. Home Page


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