Andrew W. Sloley is a Principal Consultant at Advisian (WorleyParsons Group). His current responsibilities include consulting, conceptual design, and front-end design for the refining and petrochemical industries. His experience includes detailed process and mechanical design and troubleshooting for distillation systems. Previously he worked at Exxon Chemicals, Glitsch, PCS, The Distillation Group, and CH2M HILL. His specialty is the area of distillation, product recovery, and heat integration. This has included conventional distillation, extractive distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, and complex heat-integrated processes in the refining, petrochemicals, and chemicals industries.
He has over 300 articles and presentations published in more than 15 different journals and organizations. In 2013 he was on the American Fuels and Petrochemicals Technology Question & Answer panel for Crude Distillation and Delayed Coking.
Currently he is the troubleshooting editor and contributes a monthly column (Plant InSites) to Chemical Processing magazine.