The Ideal Coker – Redux

Presented By

Gary Pitman - Inc.

Evan Hyde - Inc.

Conference: Galveston 2017

More than 10 years ago at, a brainstorming session was conducted to define the components of the ideal delayed coker. At that time, many items were possible while others were fantasy. Since then, some of these fanciful desires of the coking community have come to reality. To close out this year’s Refcomm, the original list will be revisited and a new list developed. This list will be used to help drive industry and vendors to improve the safety, reliability, and profitability of the workhorse technology called Delayed Coking.

The major topical areas will include but are not limited to:

  • Pressure vessels
  • Instrumentation
  • Cycle Steps
  • Furnace
  • Decoking – Drums and Furnace
  • Gas Plant
  • Blowdown
  • Product recovery
  • Coke Handling
  • Water Handling
  • Maintenance
  • Civil
  • Environmental
Refining Community