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Green Fuel Grade Petcoke

Coke production

Coke production

Would you like to know how the coke we sell is produced?

It is a fuel with several advantages used mainly in the cement, magnesite, ceramics, and electrical industries. 
  • Production process

Petroleum coke is a carbonaceous product obtained in the oil refining process. To obtain it, Repsol uses delayed coking technology. This is a thermal cracking process which turns the heaviest fraction of oil into coke and other high value-added products.  
  • Type of coke marketed 
 The coke marketed by Repsol is called Green Fuel Grade Petcoke; it is known in Spain as coque verde combustible. 70% of petroleum coke production worldwide is used as fuel and the rest is used as a carbon source in the aluminum and steel industries.  
  • Recommendations for use
 Its high calorific value and competitive price make Repsol Green Fuel Grade Petcoke a major energy force in the ceramic, cement and electric industries and an attractive alternative to other fuels.
  • Specifications 
 The internal specifications of Repsol's green fuel grade petcoke, based on the types of crude currently being processed in its refineries, are as follows:  
  • Ash: 0.6% maximum weight. 
  • Volatiles: 15% maximum weight. 
  • Sulfur: 7% maximum weight. 
  • HGI: 40/90 minimum and maximum. 
  • PCS: 8,000 Kcal./Kg. minimum.  
* Estimated values and limits established on dry basis. 

Properties and advantages

This product has many properties and advantages. Would you like to find out what they are?

  • Its high calorific power and low ash content make it an interesting alternative to using coal.
  • It has a competitive price compared to other fuels like natural gas and coal.
  • Its main uses are as fuel in the cement, magnesite, ceramic and electrical industries.