Challenging scenarios for the hydrocarbons industry require the most advanced and efficient technology solutions to remain competitive and flexible in ever-fluctuating markets — technologies that KBR delivers.
The choice of catalyst used significantly affects the profit margins for operating plants by influencing process performance and reliability. Our passion for innovation, combined with our commitment to deliver high-end technological solutions, addresses increasingly stringent environmental regulations, variable feedstock availability, tighter product specifications, fluctuating profit margins and a number of other processing challenges that operators in the refining and petrochemical segments face today.
“KBR delivers value to our customers by offering a diverse portfolio of highly robust, next-generation catalysts for alkylation, isomerisation, propane dehydrogenation and olefins technologies.”
KBR delivers value to our customers by offering a diverse portfolio of highly robust, next-generation catalysts for alkylation, isomerisation, propane dehydrogenation, and olefins technologies, as well as additives for propylene maximisation and residue upgrading. The catalysts are designed to maintain high activity and performance over a longer duration of time, thanks to their inherent structural integrity, bringing down the cost of production and guaranteeing reliability. Our portfolio of innovative catalysts for the refining and petrochemical industry includes:
A safer, more robust and environmentally friendly solid catalyst used in KBR’s solid acid alkylation technology, K-SAAT™
A high-activity catalyst that supports the feed flexibility used in KBR’s isomerisation technology, MAX-ISOM™
Highly selective catalyst for on-purpose propylene production via KBR’s propane dehydrogenation technology, K-PRO™
Highly selective propylene recovery catalyst used in KBR’s catalytic olefins technology, K-COT™
Proprietary additive to enhance flexibility of product yields from MAXOFIN™ technology
Revolutionary proprietary additive for slurry-phase residue upgrading that replaces expensive metal-based catalysts in Veba Combi-Cracking (VCC™) technology