Extraction Technologies for Elemental Sulfur, NaOH, Amines, Water-Soluble Oxygenates, and Ester Compounds

There are many corrosive impurities that can sap your productivity and profits. Fortunately, Merichem Technologies has proven solutions for removing these contaminants and optimizing operational performance.

THIOLEX: Caustic Extraction of Contaminants

Targets: Elemental Sulfur as well as some H2S and CO2

Use: A specially blended caustic solution extracts elemental S as a sodium salt from hydrocarbon.

Applicable Feedstocks:

  • NGL
  • Condensate
  • Naphtha

AQUAFINING: Water-based Extraction of Impurities

Targets: Soluble Organic and Inorganic Impurities

Use: Extracting soluble impurities from hydrocarbon streams with water.

Applicable Feedstocks:

  • LPG
  • Treating of Naphtha, Condensate, Jet Fuel, Kerosene and Diesel
  • Natural Gas
  • Acid Gas
  • Off Gas
  • Fuel Gas

ESTEREX: Acid Extraction of Contaminants

Targets: Neutral and acidic ester compounds

Use: Removes ester compounds from alkylation reactor product streams

Applicable Feedstock:

  • Alkylation