Suncor FCC revamp - A win-win for the environment and FCC operation Conference Paper uri icon


  • The Suncor Energy Inc Commerce City Refinery was challenge to upgrade the vintage FCC unit under the constraint of poor project economics and the requirement of meeting new environmental regulation. A discussion covers the scopes of regenerator modifications, including new cyclones, outlet plenum, spent catalyst distributor, and air distributor; new third stage separator system; and major achievements of the Suncor Commerce City 2006 FCC revamp. This is an abstract of a paper presented at the 2007 NPRA Annual Meeting (San Antonio, TX 3/18-20/2007).

published proceedings

  • NPRA Annual Meeting Technical Papers

author list (cited authors)

  • Richardson, M., Chen, Y. M., & Sanborn, R

complete list of authors

  • Richardson, M||Chen, YM||Sanborn, R

publication date

  • December 2007