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  • Blast Resistant Design and Retrofit of Buildings at ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 28, 2015
    Onshore buildings in refineries and petrochemical facilities, especially those housing personnel, need to be safe to withstand the effects of...
  • 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...
  • Chemical Incompatibility Matrices

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 29, 2015
    Chemical Incompatibility Matrices Michelle R. Murphy and Surendra K. Singh ioKinetic, LLC 95 Stiles Road, Salem, New Hampshire 03079, USA murphy@...
  • Cold Piping Event during New Plant Startup:Do You Have All ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 20, 2021
    As a part of the new 500 kta ethylene plant constructed for Shintech in Plaquemine, LA, the operations team with support from the project team and...
  • 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,...
  • Continuous on-Line pH Monitoring and Control for Dilution ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    August 21, 2020
    Corrosion & fouling in the quench water and dilution steam systems (DSS) of an ethylene plant are an ongoing problem within the petrochemical...
  • Cracking Furnace Line Flushing Pre-Commissioning

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    April 28, 2015
    The abundance of low cost shale gas has led to numerous projects in North America to expand existing or construct new ethylene production units. Most...
  • Data Analytics - a Roadmap to Achieve Operational Excellence

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    August 18, 2020
    Asset Optimization and Operational performance can be improved significantly by using advanced analytical tools such as Big Data Analytics, IIoT/P,...
  • Data-Driven Estimation of Chemical Releases from End-of-Use ...

    Conference Presentation
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
    August 17, 2020
    The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) requires the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to establish a risk process evaluation to determine...