Product/Service

Jet Fuel/Kerosene

Source: Merichem Company

The Eliminator™
Because most refiners' process a variety of mixed crude oils they must deal with multiple types of impurities in their treating systems; which necessitates a treating process consisting of several steps to meet acidity, mercaptan, and other specifications required for upgrading naphtha and kerosene fractions to jet fuel products.

Because most refiners' process a variety of mixed crude oils they must deal with multiple types of impurities in their treating systems; which necessitates a treating process consisting of several steps to meet acidity, mercaptan, and other specifications required for upgrading naphtha and kerosene fractions to jet fuel products.

Merichem's unique jet fuel caustic treating system combines several proven FIBER-FILM® technologies: our NAPFINING™, or NAPFINING™ HiTAN process for the removal of naphthenic acids; our MERICAT™ II process to catalytically oxidize the mercaptans; and our AQUAFINING™ process to remove the soluble organic and inorganic impurities. In addition to these licensed technologies we provide: salt drying and clay filtering stages to achieve commercial and military jet fuel specifications.

Further reading:
New Kerosene Mercaptan Oxidation Process
Reduce Operating Costs by Caustic Treating Jet Fuel Streams
Caustic Treatment of Jet Fuel Streams
Kerosene/Jet Fuel Treating Applications Using NAPFINING and MERICAT II Technologies
Sample Cost Analysis Competitor Jet Fuel vs Merichem NAPFINING

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