Modeling Helps Reduce Corrosion in Refineries

Article published by Materials Performance Magazine

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Corrosion is a significant challenge for refiners in downstream operations. A company’s objectives include maintaining production, increasing yield, and growing profits, but doing this successfully involves understanding the reason for—and extent of—corrosion. This is a considerable problem in crude tower overheads. One of the key factors in causing this corrosion in crude distillation unit overheads is hydrochloric acid (HCl).

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Ezequiel Vicent

OLI Systems, Inc.

Senior Application Engineer

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Rasika Nimkar

OLI Systems, Inc.

Application Engineer

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