High Conversion of Vacuum Residue - Opportunities and Challenges



By Jan Steegstra, Director Technologies Business Development, Chevron Lummus Global

The lecture provides a deep insight into technologies for high or quasi-total conversion of vacuum residue. The presenter is discussing process and catalytic challenges of dealing with the conversion of vacuum residue along with actual commercial examples. In addition, the conversion of light and heavy distillate products of vacuum residue hydrocracking to finished transportation fuels or petrochemicals is accentuated.
Chevron Lummus Global is implementing major upgrading programs in various parts of the world, all dealing with reducing bottoms and maximizing middle distillates and/or petro-chemicals. The presenter will give examples based on proven technological solutions with emphasis on reliability.



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