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  • Carbon Capture Ready Heavy Oil Extraction and Upgrading

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 3, 2012
    Carbon dioxide emissions from heavy oil production are typically higher than that of producing conventional crudes. Ultimately, carbon dioxide...
  • Comparison of Dispersion and Ambient Monitoring Techniques ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 29, 2013
    In 2010, EPA revised the form of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for NO2 from an annual-average to a 1-hour averaging period. Many...
  • Deepwater Drilling Regulations In the Gulf of Mexico

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Annual Meeting
    October 16, 2011
    Deepwater Regulations in the Gulf of Mexico The Deepwater Horizon incident (DWH) of April 2010 led to many changes in deepwater operations in the...
  • Design Challenges in Tankage Modernization

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 4, 2012
    In order to comply with regulation requirements, a refinery needs to perform major revamps to produce different grades of Diesel, namely ULSD, Off-...
  • Design Considerations for Diesel Hydrotreaters

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 4, 2012
    In 2006, the United States EPA mandated the use of 15 ppmw ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) for on-road diesel fuel. At that time several refiners...
  • Development of "Methane Run" Concept to minimize ...

    Conference Presentation
    Southwest Process Technology Conference
    October 10, 2014
    Ethylene producers and licensors are facing the challenge posed by the environmental regulations to minimize the emissions of Highly Reactive...
  • Developments in EPA's Ethylene Standard

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    March 31, 2014
    It has been more than 10 years since the finalization of EPA’s Ethylene Production rules that regulate hazardous air pollutants at ethylene...