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CD stands for Catalytic Distillation (petroleum refining)

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Apart from the upgrades at the Amuay, Cardon and Puerto La Cruz refineries, two expansions completed in 1996 were the following: the inter-connection of the Amuay and Cardon plants, both located on the Paraguana peninsula in the state of Falcon; and the setting up of a catalytic distillation unit at El Palito refinery, with technology developed by PDVSA's research unit Intevep.
00 Paperback TP159 Whereas chemical processes of reaction and separation are frequently carried out separately and with different equipment, it is sometimes possible to combine the operations using reactive distillation or catalytic distillation, which can lead to smaller inventories of chemical materials and higher energy efficiency.
Combining catalytic reaction and separation in the some reactor can improve the conversion and selectivity for many equilibrium limited reactions, reduce capital cost and also enhance catalyst lifetime Catalytic distillation (CD) is a novel reactor technology that combines a heterogeneous catalytic reaction and separation in a single reactor.
Apart from the upgrades at the Amuay, Cardon and Puerto La Cruz refineries, two expansions completed in 1996 were the following: the inter-connection of the Amuay and Cardon plants, both located on the Paraguana peninsula in the state of Falcon; and the setting up of a catalytic distillation unit at El Palito refinery, with technology developed by PDVSA's research unit Intevep.
About CDTECH Catalytic Distillation Technologies (CDTECH) is a partnership between Lummus Technology, a CB&I company (NYSE: CBI), and Chemical Research and Licensing, a part of CRI/Criterion Inc.
A catalytic distillation unit and a project for segregation of catalytic naphtha started up at the 135,000 b/d El Palito plant in 1996.
A catalytic distillation unit and a project for segregation of catalytic naphtha started up at the 135,000 b/d El Palito refinery in 1996.