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A process for the production of transportation fuels from heavy hydrocarbonaceous feedstock is provided comprising a two-stage, close-coupled process, wherein the first stage comprises a hydrothermal zone into which is introduced a mixture comprising the feedstock, dispersed demetalizing contact particles having coke-suppressing activity, and hydrogen; and the second, close-coupled stage comprises a hydrocatalytic zone into which substantially all the effluent from the first stage is directly passed and processed under hydrocatalytic conditions.

Title
Two-stage, close-coupled thermal catalytic hydroconversion process
Application Number
6/625937
Publication Number
4564439
Application Date
June 29, 1984
Publication Date
January 14, 1986
Inventor
Arthur J Dahlberg
Rodeo
CA, US
Christopher W Kuehler
Larkspur
CA, US
Agent
Q T Dickinson
W K Turner
S R La Paglia
Assignee
Chevron Research Company
CA, US
IPC
C10G 65/12
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