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  • Advanced Process Modelling for Refinery-Petrochemical ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 25, 2018
    Oil refineries focus primarily on producing transport fuels. Feedstocks that flow to petrochemical plants from refineries tend to be consequential...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Equations for Flammability Parameters, Pmax and KG

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 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...
  • Evaluation of Key Parameters for Designing Effective Water ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 5, 2012
    Concerns over public safety and security of an accidental LNG spill have motivated the continued study of LNG mitigation measures. Forced dispersion...
  • Flare Minimization Via Dynamic Simulation

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    March 15, 2011
    Flaring in chemical process industry (CPI) is an important method to protect equipment and personnel safety during the process upset and the chemical...