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RE: Coker Feed surge tank

#5617

Claus Graf
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I agree with Mr. Mitch, the risks are too high.
 
In the DCU I worked some years ago, we had a surge tank that was damaged in a fire.
While the tank was being repaired we were able to run the coker without it. Our fractionator had a larger diameter at the bottom, which helped, along with a closer control on the level in the vacuum and fractionator bottoms.)
 
After the tank was repaired, it was not used again as a surge tank.
 
Regards
 
CG

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