Llanes, J. M.

CEPSA, La Rabida, Spain

New catalyst increases FCC olefin yields

The new catalyst helped enable the refinery to maximize propylene and isobutylene yields, expand total LPG production, maintain LCN yield, improve bottoms upgrading and expand the FCCU operating window.

Use modeling to fine-tune cracking operations

Llanes, J. M., Miranda, M., CEPSA; Mullick, S., AspenTech

Spanish refiner uses next-generation simulation tools to cost-effectively select new catalysts