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Modeling of Processes and Reactors for Upgrading of Heavy Petroleum

1st Edition

By Jorge Ancheyta

CRC Press

561 pages

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The worldwide petroleum industry is facing a dilemma: the production level of heavy petroleum is higher than that of light petroleum. Heavy crude oils possess high amounts of impurities (sulfur, nitrogen, metals, and asphaltenes), as well as a high yield of residue with consequent low production of valuable distillates (gasoline and diesel). These

Table of Contents

Properties and Upgrading of Heavy Oils: Heavy Petroleum. Technologies for Upgrading of Heavy Petroleum. Modeling of Noncatalytic Processes: Modeling of Visbreaking. Modeling of Gasification. Modeling of Coking. Noncatalytic (Thermal) Hydrotreating. Modeling of Catalytic Processes: Modeling of Catalytic Hydroprocessing. Modeling and Simulation of Heavy Oil Hydroprocessing. Modeling of Bench-Scale Reactor for HDM and HDS of Maya Crude Oil. Modeling of Ebullated-Bed and Slurry-Phase Reactors. Modeling of Hydrocracking by Continuous Kinetic Lumping Approach. Correlations and Other Aspects of Hydroprocessing.

About the Author

Jorge Ancheyta is Research and Development Project Leader at the Mexican Institute of Petroleum (IMP). He works on the development and application of petroleum refining catalysts, kinetic and reactor models, and process technologies-mainly in catalytic cracking, catalytic reforming, middle distillate hydrotreating, and heavy oils upgrading.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Fossil Fuels