The Right and the Wrong - Two Process Design Optimization Examples

Originally delivered Oct 4, 2012
Developed by: AIChE
  • Type:
    Archived Webinar
  • Level:
    Intermediate
  • Duration:
    1 hour
  • PDHs:
    0.50

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James Turner talks about two interesting case histories from his personal experience - one where the design was optimized, saving significant cost and schedule, and another, where the combination of original design errors and revamp scope led to a failure that led to loss of containment and diesel spraying out onto an operating unit.

Presenter(s): 

James Turner

James Turner is Executive Director, Process Technology & Engineering, in Fluor’s Sugar Land Office. 

He has more than 25 years of experience in process design for a wide range of projects in the refining and gas processing industry, in domestic and international locations, and managed the Process Technology & Engineering Department for the Fluor Houston Office for several years.

He has published many technical articles about process design and project execution, and has a patent for a combined hydrotreater process design.  In 2006, he was a Panelist at the NPRA Q&...Read more

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