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Anthracene Aquacracking Using NiMo/SiO2 Catalysts in Supercritical Water Conditions

Ramirez Reina, T, Yeletski, P, Bermudez, JM, Arcelus-Arrillaga, P, Yakovlev, VA and Millan, M (2015) Anthracene Aquacracking Using NiMo/SiO2 Catalysts in Supercritical Water Conditions In: 15 AIChE 2015 Annual Meeting, 2015-11-08 - 2015-11-13, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Abstract

The current status of world oil reserves is a contentious matter, but it is widely accepted that conventional resources are dwindling and their reserves are less easily accessible [1]. Therefore, the production of heavy crude oil (HCO), which is the remnant of conventional oil has become more relevant and will remain so in the foreseeable future [2]. In this sense, there is a need for more efficient refining processes to transform HCO into lighter fuels. Conventional processes for increasing the value of heavy oil fractions aim to increase the H/C ratio of fuel, generating lighter fractions. However, this implies either rejecting a large amount of the carbon in the feed as in thermal and catalytic cracking processes, or using high pressure hydrogen, an expensive gas, in hydrocracking processes [3].

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Subjects : Chemical and Process Engineering
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Ramirez Reina, Tt.ramirezreina@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Yeletski, PUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Bermudez, JMUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Arcelus-Arrillaga, PUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Yakovlev, VAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Millan, MUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 2015
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright © American Institute of Chemical Engineers
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 13:53
Last Modified : 18 May 2017 12:53
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/840697

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