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Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters

, Volume 91, Issue 1, pp 61–67 | Cite as

Additives for the reduction of sulfur in FCC gasoline

  • Mohammed A. Bari Siddiqui
  • Shakeel Ahmed
  • Musaed S. Al-Gharami
  • Chistopher F. Dean
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Abstract

Sulfur reduction ability of alumina supported zinc, gallium and zinc-gallium additives for fluid catalytic cracking catalysts was evaluated in a micro-activity test unit (MAT). Gallium/alumina showed the highest sulfur reduction of 31%, but the cracking activity of the catalyst was decreased. Zinc-gallium/alumina reduced sulfur in 24 wt.% without decreasing the base catalyst activity.

Keywords

FCC additive gasoline sulfur MAT testing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammed A. Bari Siddiqui
    • 1
  • Shakeel Ahmed
    • 1
  • Musaed S. Al-Gharami
    • 1
  • Chistopher F. Dean
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Refining & PetrochemicalsKing Fahd University of Petroleum & MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Process & Control Systems DepartmentDPEDDhahran, Saudi AramcoSaudi Arabia

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