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  • A Step Imbalance between Diesel Step-Wise Approach to ...

    Conference Presentation
    Southwest Process Technology Conference
    October 10, 2014
    This paper discusses a number of strategies that the US refiner can implement to increase overall selectivity to mid-distillates. Specific examples...
  • Activation of Hydroprocessing Catalysts: an In-Depth ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 30, 2013
    The progress in the improvement of hydroprocessing catalysts has been impressive since the discovery of Type-II acid sites. Strict regulations on the...
  • Aqueous-Phase Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis by Using Ruthenium ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 30, 2013
    Fischer-Tropsch synthesis has long been known as an alternative process to produce long-chain hydrocarbons for their use in transportation fuels. In...
  • Assessing Thermal Stability - the Challenge of Powders

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    March 31, 2014
    Assessing the thermal stability of process materials and mixtures is an essential step in understanding the process safety profile of a process. Many...
  • 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...
  • Catalyst Characterization in the Molecular-Level Kinetic ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 25, 2018
    The commercial upgrading of conventional and unconventional hydroprocessing feeds to valuable petrochemicals and fuels usually involves a series of...
  • Catalytic Hydrolysis of Ammonia Borane Using Co-B ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Annual Meeting
    October 17, 2011
    Ammonia Borane (AB), with high hydrogen storage capacity (19.5 wt.%), is predicted to be possibly a future fuel for providing pure H 2 to fuel cell...
  • CFD modeling of water-in-crude oil emulsions

    Conference Presentation
    Southwest Process Technology Conference
    October 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...