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INCREASING THE VALUE OF HEAVY CRUDE OIL
Crude Oil Upgrading
with Hydrodynamic
Cavitation
Dr. Max I. Fomitchev-Zamilov, President
www.quantum-vortex.com
[email protected]
Objectives
API↑
Viscosity↓
HOW? Hydrodynamic Cavitation
QVI Hydrodynamic Siren
350 psi peak-to-peak
500 psi peak-to-peak
QVI Hydrodynamic Reactor
QVI Demo Plant
Materials: Residue & Bitumen
Kendex ®
0842
Heavy
Crude
(DilBit)
Method
Sample Testing
 Viscosity @ 40°C: ASTM D445
 Gravity @ 60°F: ASTM D4052
 Simulated Distillation: ASTM D7169
Bitumen API Increase
API Increase
14
12
Degrees API
10
8
6
4
2
0
BEFORE
AFTER
Bitumen Viscosity Reduction
Viscosity Reduction
900
800
700
Viscosity, cSt
600
500
400
300
200
100
0
BEFORE
AFTER
Distillate Yield Increase
Yield Increase
60
Yield, mass %
50
40
HFO
Diesel
30
Kerosene
Gasoline
20
10
0
BEFORE
AFTER
Bitumen Upgrading Summary
Viscosity, cSt
Gravity, °API
SimDist Yield (@300°C)
‘Before’ Sample
805.8 ± 3.9
12.0 ± 0.01
26.5
‘After’ Sample
408.5 ± 0.2
13.5 ± 0.01
31.0
Change
49%↓
1.5°↑
4.5%↑
Atmospheric Residue SimDist
Residue Upgrading Summary
Viscosity, cSt
Gravity, °API
SimDist Yield (@300°C)
‘Before’ Sample
1,490
23
0%
‘After’ Sample
680
24
5%
Change
50% ↓
1°↑
5%↑
What Next? Field Testing
Pilot Plant Diagram
What Else? Water Treatment
Accelerated Separation
Questions?
Quantum Vortex, Inc.
236 S. Potter St, Bellefonte, PA 16823
www.quantum-vortex.com
[email protected]
(814) 777-8993

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