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#1 alameehs


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Posted 19 December 2016 - 01:52 AM

good day gentlemen


we notice a green oil in fuel gas system which is feed to ethylene furnaces. Just I want to know how green oil be form?



#2 Pilesar


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Posted 19 December 2016 - 12:18 PM

Green oil is an oligomer formed in the hydrogenation reactors. If you use fuel gas to regenerate the dehydrator it strips the green oil from the mol sieves and can foul the burners in the furnace.

#3 pavanayi


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Posted 20 December 2016 - 05:18 AM

Check if you've had a level upset in the green oil separation drum? It may have entered through the fuel gas line to the vapour space.

#4 alameehs


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Posted 22 December 2016 - 05:22 AM

Thanks for your help

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