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  • Advances in Automation: Wireless the Enabler

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    March 31, 2014
    Older refineries and petrochemical facilities were built with the minimum amount of instrumentation, only that which was necessary to safely operate...
  • Ageing Assets in the Process Industry -  an Holistic View

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    March 28, 2017
    Introduction: Ageing is something natural. Everything is ageing including us as human beings. When we get older we will visit a doctor more often, we...
  • Automation Solutions for Processing Light Tight (Shale) Oil

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 2, 2014
    Opportunity crudes from shale are more readily available in North America with incentives on cost. However, these typically lighter crude oils don’t...
  • Benefits of Novel Cooling Water Chemicals on Refinery ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    March 27, 2017
    Some 35 years ago phosphate and zinc based programs emerged as the cooling water treatment technology of choice when the industry was strongly...
  • C2 Splitter Retray and Control Improvement

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 1, 2014
    As part of an ethylene production expansion project, C2 splitter trays were restructured in the plant’s turnaround in 2012. This change made a...
  • Case Study on SMALL-Scale LNG Facility Expansion

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 28, 2015
    With the influx of natural gas production throughout the United States, the small-scale LNG market is growing at a rapid pace. One option to take...
  • Compressor for Ethylene Plants - 101 Tutorial Session

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 11, 2016
    Selection and application of large compressors in Ethylene Plant service will be presented. Details will include: Machine overview, operation,...