Petroleum coke is a product obtained by separating crude oil from light and heavy oil by distillation, and then heavy oil is thermally cracked.
Application of petroleum coke
Depending on its quality, petroleum coke is used in industries such as graphite making, smelting, and chemical industry. The largest user of petroleum coke in the world is the cement industry, which consumes about 40% of the petroleum coke market share; followed by the calcination of petroleum coke to produce prebaked anodes for aluminum smelting or graphite electrodes for steelmaking. The coke is calcined.