Andrew W. Sloley

  • Citation name:
    Sloley, A. W.
  • Affiliation:
    Advisian (WorleyParsons Group)
  • State:
    TX
  • Country:
    USA

Andrew W. Sloley is currently a Principal Consultant at Advisian (WorleyParsons Group). Mr. Sloley has worked in process technology development and unit revamps at Exxon, Glitsch, and consulting firms. His background includes major work on refinery black oil units including crude, vacuum, FCC, hydrocracking, delayed coking, and visbreaking as well as light ends units. His specialty is the area of distillation, product recovery, and heat-integration. He has authored over 200 papers and technical presentations in these areas. Audiences have included the National Petrochemical and Refiner’s Association, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. Publications have appeared in Hydrocarbon Processing, Oil and Gas Journal, Petroleum Technology Quarterly and others. He currently writes a monthly column on plant and process design and troubleshooting for Chemical Processing magazine. He is a graduate of the University of Tulsa and a registered professional engineer in the State of Texas.

Groups/Topicals chaired or co-chaired:
Distillation Symposium2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Sessions chaired or co-chaired:
2020 Bunker Fuel Specs, Lubes, and Waxes
2016 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1097-7)
Advances in Distillation Modelling
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1098-4)
Advances in Distillation Technology I
2017 Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1102-8)
Advances in Distillation Technology II
2017 Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1102-8)
Advances in Dividing Wall Column (DWC) Technology
2017 Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1102-8)
Advances in Dividing Wall Towers
2017 Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1102-8)
Distillation & Separation2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Distillation Processes Fundamentals, Developments, and Applications2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Distillation Processes Fundamentals, Developments, and Applications I2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Distillation Processes Fundamentals, Developments, and Applications II2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Energy Conservation I2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Energy Conservation II2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Fired Heater Applications in Refining2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
HIDiC Applications and Reactive Distillation
2018 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1108-0)
In Honor of Andrew Sloley
2018 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1108-0)
Operational Excellence in Refinery Distillation10th AIChE Southwest Process Technology Conference
Plant Simulation and Design I
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
Plant Simulation and Design II
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
Refinery Distillation
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
Safety Measures for Tower Entry
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
Unconventionals: Shale Oil, Oil Sands and Other Heavy Fuels I
2019 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1112-7)
Areas chaired or co-chaired:
Distillation and Absorption
2017 Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1102-8)
Distillation and Absorption
2018 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1108-0)
Distillation and Absorption
2019 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1112-7)
Authored:
(184c) Refinery Crude Heaters: Process Review
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1098-4)
Crude Unit Stripping Sections9th Southwest Process Technology Conference
(175c) Vacuum Distillation: Slop Wax Disposition
2017 Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1102-8)
Improving the Refinery Vacuum Heater2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
Fundamentals of Refinery Distillation for Operations2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
(42c) Improving the Crude Vacuum Heater2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
(80a) Refinery Residue and Bitumen Upgrading:Gasification2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
(357b) Refinery Vacuum Towers - State of the Art
2013 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1110-3)
(228a) Crude Distillation Sequences
2013 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1110-3)
(332g) Understanding Distillation Curves: Crude Oils
2018 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1108-0)
(166c) Crude Unit Fouling:Consequences and Costs
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
(34a) Molecule Management:Crude Unit Diesel Recovery
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
(59c) Desalting Applications
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
(147b) Carol Robotic Catalyst Unloading – Results from Field Trials
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
(173c) Oil-to-Chemicals Pathways Renewed By Separations and Catalysis
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1109-7)
(378m) Wash Oil Control:Inferred Versus Measured Rates
2019 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1112-7)
(258d) Crude Oil-to-Chemical Conceptual Design
2019 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1112-7)
Associated proceedings: 
2016 AIChE Annual Meeting
2017 Spring Meeting and 13th Global Congress on Process Safety
9th Southwest Process Technology Conference
2017 Annual Meeting
2018 Spring Meeting and 14th Global Congress on Process Safety
2013 AIChE Annual Meeting
2018 AIChE Annual Meeting
10th AIChE Southwest Process Technology Conference
2019 Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety
2019 AIChE Annual Meeting