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Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst and additive offerings together with our expert technical services build the right solution to create value within any unit’s constraints.

FCC Conference Literature

Over a 3-day program, BASF, together with a recognized group of industry experts, covered a broad selection of topics. We had a look at new technologies and deep dive into successful case studies, as well as presentations dedicated to catalyst deactivation and testing.

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Aegis™

Aegis is a flexible FCC catalyst that delivers outstanding coke-selective bottoms cracking from the heaviest feeds.

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BoroCat™

Building on our core competencies in materials science and surface chemistry, BASF’s BoroCat offers excellent performance and flexibility for refiners requiring maximum conversion from a higher nickel resid feed.

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BoroCat™ Performance Profile

BoroCat, BASF’s first catalyst using novel Boron-Based Technology (BBT), provides high metals tolerance for lowest hydrogen and coke yields, and improves liquid product yields for over $0.30/bbl profitability improvement.

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Boroflex™

Boroflex uses the latest in metals passivation technology along with a coke-selective matrix to provide superior bottoms upgrading for residue feedstocks.

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Boroflex™ Performance Profile

Based on BASF’s novel Boron Based Technology (BBT), Boroflex delivers 30% higher bottoms conversion for a 1.30 $/bbl profitability improvement.

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Borotec™

Borotec™ offers high performance for moderately contaminated feeds requiring maximum conversion.

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Borotec™ Performance Profile

BASF’s Borotec catalyst uses novel Boron-Based Technology (BBT) to provide higher conversion and metals tolerance for a moderate resid feedstock delivering a profitability improvement of $0.23/bbl

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CLEANOx®

BASF’s premier FCC additive for NOx emission reduction, CLEANOx, helps refiners meet the ever-tightening air quality limits on FCC regenerator off-gas emissions

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CLEANOx® Product Profile

BASF’s NOx adsorption and reduction additive, CLEANOx, shows NOx emissions reduction by 72% in refinery trial

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CONQUERNOX™

BASF’s FCC additive CONQUERNOX is a low NOx promoter for the catalytic oxidation of CO to CO2 in an FCC regenerator at low NOx emissions.

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Converter®

Based on BASF’s commercially proven Distributed Matrix Structures™ (DMS) technology, Converter delivers activity enhancement with the added benefit of cokeselective bottoms upgrading

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Converter® Performance Profile I

Using Converter, gasoline production increased and slurry yields decreased at constant regenerator temperature during peak season

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Converter® Performance Profile II

Converter is part of BASF’s Distributed Matrix Structures (DMS) technology and helps refiners increase profitability and gasoline yield while lowering operating costs

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Converter® Performance Profile III

Gasoline production increased and slurry yields decreased at constant regenerator temperature during peak season with addition of Converter

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Defender™

Defender is a premium FCC catalyst engineered for heavy resid feeds that require outstanding vanadium tolerance and best-in-class coke selectivity.

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Endurance®

Endurance is designed for moderate resid or hydrotreated resid feed applications needing enhanced metals passivation.

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EnviroSOx

EnviroSOx delivers high SOx reduction performance to cost-effectively assist refiners in meeting tightening air quality limits on FCC regenerator off-gas emissions.

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EnviroSOx Performance Profile

EnviroSOx, BASF’s latest Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) additive, shows superior performance by routinely delivering less than 25 ppm SOx even at high feed sulfur levels.

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EnviroSOx White Paper

Applying BASF’s EnviroSOx additive, the PKN ORLEN Płock refinery was able to maintain FCC flue gas SOx emissions below 800 mg/Nm3 (@ 3 vol% O2) during a planned hydrocracker turnaround, enabling the FCC to process non-hydrotreated feed without sacrificing throughput.

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Evolve™

BASF’s newest additive, Evolve, maximizes butylenes selectivity and production in the FCCU for refineries who value butylenes.

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EZ Flow™

BASF’s EZ Flow works to improve fluidization characteristics of the FCC catalyst providing improved catalyst circulation

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Flex-Tec™

Flex-Tec is a high activity catalyst for reducing mass transfer limitation and metals effects with contaminated feedstocks.

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Flex-Tec™ Product Profile

Flex-Tec is a premium resid FCC catalyst based on the Distributed Matrix Structures (DMS) technology providing high conversion and liquid yields even with heavy, highly contaminated resid FCC feeds

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Fortress™ NXT

BASF’s Fortress NXT delivers superior metals passivation and increases liquid product yields

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Fourte™

Fourte maximizes butylenes production in the FCCU and increases gasoline octane while preserving catalyst activity.

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Fourte™ Performance Profile

Fourte delivers higher butylenes yields for a $0.68 / bbl profitability improvement.

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HDUltra

Based on BASF’s Prox-SMZ (Proximal Stable Matrix and Zeolite) technology, HDUltra is the most effective route to increasing LCO yield from an FCC unit.

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HDXtra

HDXtra is a premium FCC catalyst that helps refiners meet demand for diesel from their Vacuum Gas Oil (VGO) FCC units.

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HDXtra Product Profile

HDXtra is a premium resid FCC catalyst based on the Prox-SMZ (Proximal Stable Matrix and Zeolite) technology that offers high matrix activity with enhanced coke selectivity to help refiners meet the growing need for diesel fuel

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Low Sulfur Additive (LSA)

BASF’s premier FCC additive, LSA, helps refiners meet the low sulfur gasoline regulations required by the worldwide drive for improved air quality

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Luminate™

Luminate is a flexible FCC catalyst that delivers outstanding coke selectivity for increased yields of valuable liquid products.

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Luminate™ Performance Profile

Based on BASF’s new Improved Zeolite Y (IZY) technology, Luminate offers refiners improved coke selectivity and higher liquid yields.

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Maximum Propylene Solution

Maximum Propylene Solution (MPS) combines Y-zeolite and ZSM-5 for synergies delivering high activity, propylene selectivity, and minimum delta coke.

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NaphthaClean®

Based on the combination of BASF’s awardwinning and commercially-proven Distributed Matrix Structures (DMS) technology and sulfur reduction technology, NaphthaClean gives the refiner both maximum gasoline production and maximum gasoline sulfur reduction.

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NaphthaMax III®

NaphthaMax III utilizes targeted process improvements that optimize rare earth addition and calcination sequences giving it more uniform catalyst properties. This makes NaphthaMax III highly coke-selective with increased zeolite hydrothermal stability meaning higher unit activity and increased light olefin selectivity.

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NaphthaMax®

Based on our commercially proven Distributed Matrix Structures™ (DMS) technology, NaphthaMax is designed to provide enhanced diffusion of feed molecules to pre-cracking sites that are located on the external, exposed surface of highly dispersed zeolite crystals.

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NaphthaMax® (Spanish)

BASF presenta con orgullo NaphthaMax, un catalizador de FCC diseñado para aplicaciones de alta conversión.

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NaphthaMax® III Product Profile

NaphthaMax III, using BASF’s Distributed Matrix Structures (DMS) technology, can benefit refiners in need of high bottoms conversion and lower coke make

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PetroMax™

BASF’s PetroMax FCC Catalyst provides a balance of matrix and zeolite activity for high conversion from hydrotreated and vacuum gas oil feeds.

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Petromax™ (Spanish)

BASF presenta PetroMax, un catalizador de FCC que provee el balance óptimo entre matriz y zeolita rindiendo altos niveles de conversión.

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ProCat™

Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) additive for the reduction of regenerator afterburn and CO emissions.

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ProCat™ (Spanish)

Los aditivos promotores de combustión de CO de BASF representan una solución tecnológica única, que permite a las refinerías lograr sus objetivos de operación y ambientales.

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Promotor Ultra Estable (USP™) (Spanish)

BASF se enorgullece en presentar USP para la oxidación catalítica de CO a CO2 en un regenerador de FCC. La oxidación de CO que promueve USP tiene lugar en la fase densa del regenerador y, por lo tanto, permite controlar el contenido de CO del gas residual, y controla también el posquemado de CO térmico en la fase de dilución.

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Prox-SMZ Platform Technical Note

BASF has developed an innovative catalytic technology platform for maximizing distillate yields from a fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) unit. This unique platform, designated Prox-SMZ for Proximal Stable Matrix and Zeolite, combines attributes from both high zeolite and high matrix activity catalysts.

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Stamina™

Stamina is a premium FCC catalyst that helps refiners processing resid feedstocks to meet the increased global demand for diesel fuels.

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Stamina™ Performance Profile

Stamina, BASF’s latest Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Catalyst offering from the Prox-SMZ platform, demonstrates 45% better bottoms upgrading at commercial refinery trial.

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Stamina™ Technical Note

New Resid Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Catalyst Technology for Maximum Distillates Yield Demonstrated in Big West Oil’s Salt Lake City Refinery

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USP™

BASF’s USP CO Promoter catalyzes oxidation of CO to CO2 in an FCC regenerator. The USP promoted CO oxidation takes place in the dense phase in the regenerator and hence allows control of the CO content of the off-gas, as well as controlling the thermal CO afterburn in the dilute phase.

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ZIP Olefins Additive

ZIP Olefins Additive, a ZSM-5-based additive has a multi-stage phosphorous treatment to maximize propylene yield and gasoline octane from the FCC unit

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Zip Olefins Additive Performance Profile

ZIP, BASF's latest Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Olefins Additive, produces maximum propylene while using less ZSM-5 Additive.

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