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Safely Managing the FCCU Heat Balance with Varying Feed Qualities

Presented By

Dewey Stuart - Motiva Enterprises


In today’s fluid VGO market, competing with HCU for feed stock along with increasing restrictions on product sulfur limits, the FCCU feed is anything but stable. The complexity of trying to predict and control the FCCU feed properties within a safely operable range can become challenging. This discussion will revolve around the key parameters that need to be monitored and how to support the basic refinery model without effecting safety, the environment, or reliability.

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