Sweetening catalyst for Refinery Streams

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Technology is used for the production of catalyst Thoxcat ES for sweetening of LPG and lighter petroleum fractions :


Salient Features

  1. •  Cheaper than imported catalyst

    •  Better activity and selectivity

    •  Eco-friendly



  1. •  The catalyst has been developed in collaboration with BPCL, Mumbai and has been commercialized at Lona Industries, Mumbai

    •  BPCL refinery Mumbai had first started to use this catalyst from December 2007

User Industries

  1. •  Lona Industries, Mumbai

    •  Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Mumbai


For further information please contact

Mr. Suryadev Kumar
Sr. Scientist
Indian Institute of Petroleum
Dehradun – 248 005
Email : suryadev@iip.res.in
Phone : 0135 2525704