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  • noun Any of several chemical engineering processes including hydrogenation, hydrocracking and hydrotreating, especially as part of oil refining.


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  • The Meraux refinery is 40 miles from its refinery in St. Charles, La., and includes a 34,000-barrel-a-day hydrocracker and significant hydroprocessing capacity for clean diesel production.

    Valero to Buy Murphy Oil Refinery Joan E. Solsman 2011

  • ART is a leading global supplier of hydroprocessing catalysts which remove sulfur and other contaminants from petroleum to produce more environmentally-friendly transportation fuels, and allow refiners to process less expensive feedstocks.

    unknown title 2011

  • ART was established to develop and supply hydroprocessing catalysts and is the largest shareholder of Kuwait Catalyst Company, a privately held Kuwaiti company and a supplier of hydroprocessing catalysts for petroleum refining in the Arabian Gulf region.

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  • In the race to commercialization of aviation biofuel, hydroprocessing has a number of advantages over FT.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page Greentech Media 2010

  • By 2015, we anticipate production capacity via hydroprocessing could reach 900MGY.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page Greentech Media 2010

  • The blaze shut the plant's hydroprocessing units, the company's chief financial officer said, adding that other units could be shut after a daylight damage assessment.

    FinanzNachrichten.de: Aktuelle Nachrichten 2010

  • While FT synthetic fuels generally come with higher cap-ex costs due to the gasification and clean-up equipment as compared to hydroprocessing equipment that leverages the pre-existing assets of a petroleum refiner, hydroprocessing is not feedstock agnostic.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page Greentech Media 2010

  • Hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and water are the main byproducts of hydroprocessing.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page Greentech Media 2010

  • While I realize that aviation fuel will not be created from soybean oil, this example is illustrative of how oilseed feedstock costs can add up to make hydroprocessing uneconomical compared to petroleum jet fuel.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page Greentech Media 2010

  • Which brings us to the second thermo-chemical technology under consideration to produce aviation biofuels: hydroprocessing.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page Greentech Media 2010


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