Working with Tight Oil

April
,
2015

Crude oil derived from shale plays is less expensive and more readily available than traditional crudes, but it poses unique challenges to refiners.

 

Author Bios: 

Timothy Olsen

Tim Olsen has been with Emerson Process Management for 17 years, and 25 years in the refining business. He is a refining consultant within the global refining industry solutions group where he supports Emerson’s technical and business strategy. 

Tim is a Past Division Chair for the AIChE Fuels & Petrochemicals Division and the Meeting Program Chair for the 2014 AIChE Spring Meeting in New Orleans.

He has a B.S. in chemical engineering from Iowa State University with emphasis in industrial engineering and process control, and an MBA from the University of...Read more

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