A push for ‘green' crackers
by Gerald Ondrey | April 1, 2020 at Chemical Engineering 

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Innovation through Supercomputing at LCT ( video )

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Technip Energies: Low-emission cracking furnace

Novel proprietary Technip Energies furnace design

  • 30% fuel savings
  • 30% less CO2 emissions
  • Cost effective


Technip Energies: Low-emission ethylene plant

Novel Technip Energies ethylene plant concept*

Integration with power plant boosts fuel efficiency
27% reduction of specific CO2 emissions**
Profit margin improvement by 20-32 Euros/MTA ethylene***
* Patent pending

** In MT CO2/MWh power produced. Based on IMPROOF low-emission cracking furnace with ~30% fuel reduction

*** Based on IMPROOF economic data set and depending on the compensation for avoided CO2 emissions

Technip Energies: Swirl Flow Tube®

  • High performance radiant tube
  • In operation since May 2017
  • Excellent performance in the field
  • Suitable for all radiant coil materials
  • Handles both gaseous and liquid feedstock


“33rd Ethylene Producers Conference” – April 18-22, 2021, virtual conference

The European Federation of Chemical Engineers (EFCE) Spotlight Talks

Kevin Van Geem (UGENT), coordinator of IMPROOF, will give a talk for the European Federation of Chemical Engineering on 26 November...

IMPROOF Workshop “32nd Ethylene Producers Conference” – Sunday 16 August 2020

The IMPROOF consortium is pleased to announce the  IMPROOF workshop that will be held at Houston (USA) on Sunday 16 August...

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