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  • Flare Emissions Regulatory Update

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 8:00am-11:30am
    ABSTRACT “Flare Emissions Regulatory Update” by Kevin Leary, John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Several new regulations have been recently published by...
  • Overview of Current and Future Environmental Challenges

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 8:00am-11:30am
    EPA has recently made several changes to air regulatory programs that impact the ethylene industry and is contemplating several more. These actions...
  • Scarcity of Emission Reduction Credits (ERCs) and Potential ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 8:00am-11:30am
    Emission Reduction Credits (ERCs) are required for companies with new projects or expansions that exceed certain emission thresholds in nonattainment...
  • The Impact of Discharge Criteria on Spent Caustic Treatment ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 8:00am-11:30am
    Sodium hydroxide, in caustic solutions, is used in the hydrocarbon processing industries to extract and neutralize gases such as hydrogen sulfide and...
  • How Big a Future Cracker Should You Consider?

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 2:00pm-5:00pm
    The plant capacity of ethylene plants has evolved over more than last six decades. Every time businesses have struggled with the same question - how...
  • Modeling Ethylene Plant Cracking Heater Burner Light-Off ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 2:00pm-5:00pm
    Modeling Ethylene Plant Cracking Heater Burner Light-Off Safety Instrumented Functions By: David Lewis Functional Safety Engineer NOVA Chemicals...
  • Safety Instrumented Systems Design & Lifecycle ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 2:00pm-5:00pm
    It has been identified that 44% of recorded accidents involving control systems were due to specification issues. This review will emphasize the...
  • Successful Automation Strategies to Prevent Brittle Fracture ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 2:00pm-5:00pm
    Older demethanizer towers are commonly constructed of two different types of metals, sufficient to handle normal operating conditions: Stainless...
  • Dynamic Analysis of Feed Gas Control in LNG Plants

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:30pm-5:00pm
    In an inlet facility of a natural gas plant, the feed gas or mixture of gas and condensate are received by means of high pressure pipelines. The...
  • Dynamic Simulation and Operability Study on Parallel ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:30pm-5:00pm
    New train configurations have been developed to satisfy new requirements in LNG industry in terms of availability of liquefaction plants. GE Oil&...
  • Examining Combustion Control Options for Fired Heaters and ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:30pm-5:00pm
    Energy efficiency, safety, and environmental impact are all important issues concerning any type of combustion operations. Variability in the...
  • Forward or Reverse – Which Direction Benefits Your ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:30pm-5:00pm
    Ok, you have decided on a brownfield automation project. Your automation system is 20 to 25+ years old. Do you sit down with PI&Ds (As Builts?)...