Maria J. L. Perez, Roberta Cenni, Zeina Maroun and Kenneth G. Myntman

Avoiding unplanned reactor shutdowns

In hydroprocessing operations, prevention is better than just dealing with the effects of corrosion and fouling problems
Refineries worldwide are showing a growing interest in processing a wide range of renewable feedstocks and opportunity crudes. These can provide good commercial opportunities, but unfortunately also often feature more impurities, impurities of different, less familiar types and high total acid numbers.

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