Topics for discussion
- Reducing cycle time- where to cut time and where not to
- Furnace fouling – temperature control and fire box flame patterns
- Soft coke vs heater fouling trade offs
- Coke drum cracks – how to postpone the inevitable
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Posted by: Evan Hyde
Evan Hyde is the director of field services for Coking.com. He previously was president of C2 Nano Technology where they researched surface treatments to combat fouling & corrosion issues in cokers & other petrochemical process units. He was a Senior Engineering Advisor for Becht Engineering Co., Inc. and has consulted on processing improvement and reliability initiatives for coking clients around the world. Prior to joining Becht, Evan worked for ExxonMobil Research and Engineering, as a process engineer, with assignments in research, and troubleshooting for heavy oil upgrading equipment. He holds a B.S. of Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.