Comparative Analysis of Transformations of Heavy Oil Feedstock Model Components under Cracking Conditions in the presence of Metaland Acid Catalysts

The roles of a metal catalyst and hydrogen donors in thermal cracking were studied. The results were compared with those for a typical acid-type cracking catalyst (EMKAT). The role of the metal catalyst in thermal cracking was shown too consist of hydrogen-transfer reactions in mainly non-ionic forms. The ease of dehydrogenation of the hydrogen donor determined the degree of suppression of the cracking reactions.

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The work financially supported by the NK Rosneft Program of Corporate Grants to Teachers on the topic “Study of the possibility of producing high-quality motor and marine fuels by deep processing of vacuum oil fractions using original disperse catalytic systems.”

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Correspondence to N. M. Maximov.

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A. A. Pimerzin is deceased

Translated from Khimiya i Tekhnologiya Topliv i Masel, No. 6, pp. 14-18, November-December, 2020.

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Maximov, N.M., Zurnina, A.A., Dokuchaev, I.S. et al. Comparative Analysis of Transformations of Heavy Oil Feedstock Model Components under Cracking Conditions in the presence of Metaland Acid Catalysts. Chem Technol Fuels Oils 56, 878–884 (2021).

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  • model components
  • heavy oil feedstock
  • cracking
  • metal catalyst
  • acid catalyst