Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals gets patent

Our Bureau Mangaluru | Updated on October 07, 2020

Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) has been awarded a patent on ‘Process distillation of petroleum fractions by making use of fuel gas/hydrocarbon vapours instead of steam’, by the Indian Patent Office.

The company said in a press release on Wednesday that the innovation has the potential to reduce water consumption and sour water generation in product stripping and fractionation operations. This was achieved through in-house research conducted by the research and development wing of MRPL, it said.

The invention offers an avenue to reduce water requirement and achieve energy efficiency, the release added.

Published on October 07, 2020

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