Alkylation

Description

Understand the process of moving an alkyl group from one molecule to another. This process is used in oil refining to alkylate isobutanes, producing premium blending agents for fuel.

Alternative labels

process of alkylation
isobutane alkylation
premium blending agent production
production of premium blending agents
producing premium blending agents
alkylation process
produce premium blending agents
alkylate isobutanes, alkylation of isobutanes

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Alkylation is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Soap maker: Soap makers operate equipments and mixers that produce soap, making sure the end product is produced according to specified formula.

Optional knowledge

Alkylation is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Oil refinery control room operator: Oil refinery control room operators perform a range of tasks from the control room of an oil refinery. They monitor the processes through electronic representations shown on monitors, dials, and lights. Control room operators make changes to variables and communicate with other departments to make sure processes keep running smoothly and according to established procedures. They take appropriate actions in case of irregularities or emergencies.

 


 

References

  1. Alkylation – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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