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Part 8: Crude Unit – Vacuum Tower Decontamination

Part 8: Crude Unit – Vacuum Tower Decontamination

Part 8 The Crude Unit – Vacuum Tower Decontamination Reading Time: 6 minutes Upon leaving the desalter, the crude oil will go to a crude processing unit where the first actual separations will take place. The feed charge will pass through the preheat bundles,...
Part 7: The Crude Unit – Decontaminating Asphaltenes

Part 7: The Crude Unit – Decontaminating Asphaltenes

Part 7 The Crude Unit – Decontaminating Asphaltenes Reading Time: 6 minutes As we have spoken about decontamination of the crude distillation unit we have discussed tank cleaning operations, how to address troublesome desalters and general degassing issues....
Part 6: Removing Heavy Organic Deposits from the Crude Unit

Part 6: Removing Heavy Organic Deposits from the Crude Unit

Part 6 Removing Heavy Organic Deposits from the Crude Unit Reading Time: 6 minutes Part 6, focusing on removing heavy organic deposits from the crude unit, in the series on how the chemical industry is solving challenges in the industrial sector. In today’s age,...
Part 5: Decontamination of the Crude Unit

Part 5: Decontamination of the Crude Unit

Part 5 Decontamination of the Crude Unit Reading Time: 6 minutes Part 5, focusing on decontamination of the crude unit, in the series on how the chemical industry is solving challenges in the industrial sector. We will define the crude unit as beginning with the...
Part 4: Crude Unit – Atmospheric Distillation Fouling

Part 4: Crude Unit – Atmospheric Distillation Fouling

Part 4 Atmospheric Distillation Fouling Reading Time: 4 minutes Part 4, focusing on atmospheric distillation fouling, in the series on how the chemical industry is solving challenges in the industrial sector. The first major process in the refining of petroleum is the...
Part 3: Crude Unit – Preheat Train Decontamination

Part 3: Crude Unit – Preheat Train Decontamination

Part 3 Crude Unit – Preheat Train Decontamination Reading Time: 4 minutes Part 3, focusing on preheat train decontamination, in the series on how the chemical industry is solving challenges in the industrial sector. In the previous article, we spoke about the...