Catalyst Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Catalyst to Deliver More Butylene for Refiners

Editor: Ahlam Rais

BASF has recently announced the commercial launch of Fourtune, a new Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst product for gasoil feedstock. The new FCC is the latest product based on BASF’s Multiple Framework Topology (MFT) technology.

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BASF introduces Fourtune Fluidized Catalytic Cracking catalyst to deliver more butylene for refiners.
BASF introduces Fourtune Fluidized Catalytic Cracking catalyst to deliver more butylene for refiners.
(Source: BASF)

The FCC has been optimised to deliver superior butylene over propylene selectivity while maintaining catalyst activity and performance, states the company. Fourtune commercial trials have confirmed its ability to deliver better economic performance through butylene selectivity, high conversion, and maintain coke selective bottoms upgrading and high distillate yields that increases refiners’ profitability.

The firm’s innovative MFT technology enhances performance through the use of more than one framework topology that work together to tailor the catalyst selectivity profile, adds the company.

Successful evaluations of the new technology have demonstrated the new FCC’s ability to help maximise margins and provide operating flexibility to make more butylene to feed the alkylation unit. The technology provides an answer to the increased demand for octane as today’s tighter sulfur regulations often require post treatment on the gasoline stream, which can negatively impact the octane pool, claims the firm.

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