2014

Should a chemical engineer go to business school?

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 10, 2014
An MBA can increase your ability to consciously think of business development as you perform your role. It can lead to change of career, change of...

Sustainable R&D for new Technology in Start Ups

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 10, 2014
Often Start Ups develop technology for building block chemicals from renewables. DOE has a list of 12 such building blocks, such as glucaric acid,...

Monetizing US Natural Gas

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 10, 2014
Over the last several years Bechtel has experienced a dramatic increase in project opportunities that will convert low-cost, abundant North American...

Improving the Control of Process Flows

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 10, 2014
This presentation will introduce an unusual flow control algorithm that out-performs the PID algorithm when used for flow control. The algorithm was...

Consulting/HSE

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 10, 2014
Come hear experienced engineers in the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC); upstream; chemical plant operations; and manufacturing...

Engineering

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 10, 2014
Come hear experienced engineers in the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC); upstream; chemical plant operations; and manufacturing...

Downstream

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 10, 2014
Come hear experienced engineers in the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC); upstream; chemical plant operations; and manufacturing...

Upstream

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 10, 2014
Come hear experienced engineers in the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC); upstream; chemical plant operations; and manufacturing...

Cyber Security - What Management Needs to Know

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 10, 2014
Cyber Security is a major current topic of discussion for many process facilities. Somewhere between the doomsday scenarios and keeping the plant...

CFD modeling of water-in-crude oil emulsions

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 9, 2014
A CFD model has been developed that fits laminar data of both suspensions and stabilized water-in-oil emulsions using a relative viscosity model...

2014 Conference Keynote

Southwest Process Technology Conference
Oct 9, 2014
Strong process research organizations and capabilities constitute very relevant competitive advantages in the chemical industry, enabling constant...

Genomatica: 15 Year Journey (and counting)

Metabolic Engineering Conference
Jun 15, 2014
As a founder and CEO, Christophe Schilling has led Genomatica from a developer of metabolic engineering tools to a position of leadership in biotech...

Molecular Modeling of Naphtha Catalytic Reforming

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
Molecular Modelling of Naphtha Catalytic Reforming Catalytic reforming is one of the most important refinery processes providing high octane number...

Gas Trial for FLNG Nearshore Commissioning

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
Gas trial is the important process to evaluate Cargo System Performance for FLNG Project. Several methods are now being considered and we will...

Molecular Characterization of Petroleum Streams

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
Molecular Characterisation of Petroleum Streams Luyi Liu , Nan Zhang Abstract The highly competitive market in the oil refining industry forces...

The Past, Present and Future of LNG

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
In one decade, the gas prospects in North America have gone from dire to exceptional. In 2004, we were scrambling to build import capacity for gas as...

Relief Systems Design: Simplifying Assumptions Gone Wrong

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
The process of evaluating an entire facility’s relief and flare systems design can be extremely time consuming and costly. In most cases, simplifying...

Equations for Flammability Parameters, Pmax and KG

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
The maximum pressure of gas combustion, P max , and the deflagration index, K G ,are very important flammability parameters that are used for risk...

Impact of DDT on FPSO Explosion Risk Assessment

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
In recent explosion accidents on onshore petrochemical facilities, it has been concluded that a deflagration-to-detonation-transition (DDT) took...

Perspectives on Ragagep

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practice or RAGAGEP is a fundamental building block of OSHA's PSM standard. OSHA has announced...

Becoming a Great Process Safety Leader

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
Leaders play a critical role in catastrophic event prevention through their effect on culture. At least one cultural factor was a root cause...

Ethylene Decomposition: A Review

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
Under conditions of high pressure and temperature, ethylene can decompose to methane and carbon. This highly exothermic reaction, once initiated, is...

Engaging Employees in Catastrophic Event Prevention

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
Implementing an effective process safety system goes beyond documented policies and procedures. It requires behavioral reliability in its execution...

Walk the Line

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 2, 2014
Walk the Line Jerry Forest Global Process Safety Manager Celanese 225 E. John Carpenter Freeway Suite 1200 Dallas, TX 75234 (214) 417-1920 Jerry...
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