Definitions for "Hydrocracking"
or hydrotreating means the refining process for reducing heavy hydrocarbons into lighter fractions using hydrogen and a catalyst.
The cracking or thermal degradation of petroleum in the presence of hydrogen to result in finishing petroleum products. Sometimes referred to as hydrotreating.
the process whereby hydrocarbon molecules of petroleum are broken down into kerosene and gasolene by the addition of hydrogen under high pressure in the presence of a catalyst