Kerosene Hydrotreating

Kerosene Refining Process

The objective of kerosene hydrotreating is to upgrade raw kerosene distillate to produce specification products suitable for marketing as kerosene and jet fuel. Sulfur and mercaptans in the raw kerosene cuts coming from the crude distillation unit can cause corrosion problems in aircraft engines and fuel handling and storage facilities. Nitrogen in the raw kerosene feed from some crude oils can cause color stability problems in the product. For aviation turbine fuels ATF , the ASTM...