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A process for feeding or cracking heavy hydrocarbon feedstock containing non-volatile hydrocarbons comprising: heating the heavy hydrocarbon feedstock, mixing the heavy hydrocarbon feedstock with a fluid and/or a primary dilution steam stream to form a mixture, flashing the mixture to form a vapor phase and a liquid phase, and varying the amount of the fluid and/or the primary dilution steam stream mixed with the heavy hydrocarbon feedstock in accordance with at least one selected operating parameter of the process, such as the temperature of the flash stream before entering the flash drum.

Title
Process for steam cracking heavy hydrocarbon feedstocks
Application Number
10/188461
Publication Number
7138047 (B2)
Application Date
July 3, 2002
Publication Date
November 21, 2006
Inventor
Robert David Strack
Houston
TX, US
James N McCoy
Houston
TX, US
David B Spicer
Houston
TX, US
James Mitchell Frye
Pebble Bay
SG
Arthur R DiNicolantonio
Seabrook
TX, US
Richard C Stell
Houston
TX, US
Agent
James A Zboray
Assignee
ExxonMobil Chemical Patents
TX, US
IPC
C10G 9/36
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