Case Studies : Oil and Gas

Measurements of density, heat capacity, viscosity and thermal conductivity on heat transfer fluids up to 250°C

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION Our customer wishes to characterize thermophysical properties (heat capacity, vapour pressure, viscosity, density, thermal conductivity, etc.) of new heat transfer fluids used in a wide range of temperatures. TECHNICAL CHALLENGES Our teams of experts conducted tests on the […]

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Deactivation test on catalysts

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION Our customer wishes to know the kinetic of deactivation of its catalyst under industrial conditions in order to adapt the sizing of corresponding process accordingly. In addition to this, the definition of the frequency of replacement of […]

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Risk assessment of a chemical reaction thermal runaway

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION The Client wishes to implement a new chemical reaction on industrial site under the SEVESO directive. Processium brought them its know-how into thermal analyses to evaluate the risks of thermal runaway of this reaction. TECHNICAL CHALLENGES The […]

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Vapor-liquid equilibria of solvent and light hydrocarbons

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION The objective of this study is to acquire data to design an extractive distillation process for separating light hydrocarbons. TECHNICAL CHALLENGES A key element of success in the study is the measurement of vapor-liquid equilibria at pressures […]

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Prediction of physico-chemical data

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION Our client, a manufacturer of synthetic oils, wishes to determinate the vapor pressure and the boiling point of oil’s constituents in order to design and optimize their production processes. TECHNICAL CHALLENGES The challenges met in this project […]

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Solvent selection

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION Our client has developed a production process of organic acids by fermentation. Organic acids need to be extracted and purify from the broth using a solvent extraction technology. TECHNICAL CHALLENGES In order to satisfy client requirements for its […]

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Dynamic Lubricants ageing for a Rankine Cycle application

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION For companies in the transport sector, reducing vehicle fuel consumption and CO2 emissions is a major challenge. Our client for this project wanted to implement a Rankine cycle to recover thermal energy produced by a vehicle. The […]

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