Production of cokes Patent #: 3956101
ApplicationNo. 05/874948 filed on 02/03/1978
US Classes:208/128, Vapors208/130, Steam208/48RWith prevention or removal of deleterious carbon accumulations or equipment
ExaminersPrimary: Vertiz, O. R.
Assistant: Straub, Gary P.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesC10G 51/06 (20060101)
C10G 51/00 (20060101)
C10G 9/00 (20060101)
C10G 9/36 (20060101)
Foreign Application Priority Data1977-02-04 JP
AbstractDisclosed herein is a method of thermally cracking a heavy petroleum oil by introducing the heavy petroleum oil into a reactor and contacting the heavy petroleum oil thus introduced with a gas, which does not react with the heavy petroleum oil, at a temperature of 400°-2000° C. thereby thermally cracking the heavy petroleum oil. The method uses plural reactors and introduces the heavy petroleum oil into the reactors in a specified manner, and charges the reactor in advance with a specified amount of heavy petroleum oil of a specified temperature.