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upgrade

Technology Replacement of older equipment, software, services
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The Scotford Upgrader was the first facility of this type to be built in the Alberta Industrial Heartland region.
Wilbur Mok, vice president - North America Tonnage Gases at Air Products, said : 'Refineries, upgraders, and other customers in the Heartland region have increasing demands for hydrogen.
The upgraders convert tar-like crude from fields adjoining the northern edge of the Orinoco River into exportable oil.
The PetroSonic scalable upgrader technology can be designed to maximize oil product revenues or integrated to optimize overall oil and energy revenues; - Asphaltene by-product quality can be adjusted depending on the end- use; - Sonic reactor technology reduces processing costs in a low temperature and pressure process; and - PetroSonic field upgrading reduces or eliminates the need for diluents for pipeline transport.
s Heartland Upgrader Project in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada.
He said a cooperation deal has been inked to assess prospects for the involvement of the Indian oil company in the construction of oil upgraders, as well as in production fields at the Orinoco Oil Belt, where some other Indian oil firms hold operatorships.
Those two companies have exchanged stakes in their oil sands holdings for shares in US refineries that can process their oil sands output so that they can avoid building expensive upgraders themselves.
Bugg has also been involved in attempting to develop an efficient portable upgrader and has experience with many different types of upgraders including ultrasonic, chemical reactions and small pressure vessels.
The Maxis units are able to break through the "oil/water separation bottleneck" at field level locations and directly supply separated oil to field GHU upgraders.
has bagged two orders to deliver biogas upgraders and ancillary equipment with a total sales value of Au4.
Two of the biggest players in the oil sands, Suncor Energy and Petro-Canada, served notice this week they aim to weather tumbling oil prices and the world economic crisis by deferring major expenditures on processing plants called upgraders, which turn the heavy crude from the sands into refinery-ready light oil.