The FCCU is widely used to convert the high-boiling hydrocarbon fractions of petroleum crude oils to more valuable gasoline, olefinic gases and other products.
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These are the major FCC designers and licensors:
- CB&I Lummus
- ExxonMobil Research and Engineering (EMRE)
- Shell Global Solutions International
- Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation (SWECO) / Institut Francais du Petrole (IFP)
- Universal Oil Products (UOP)
- Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR)