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August 27 – DCU Operations Breakout – Farmer Fixes

FREE – Thursday, August 27 2020 (8PT, 9MT, 10CT, 11ET, 1500GMT)

Facilitator: Gary Pitman, Coking.com

Overview

DCU Operations Breakout – Farmer Fixes

This virtual breakout will be based on this blog – https://coking.com/farmer_fixes/

How virtual Breakout Sessions Work

Cokng.com

Coking.com provides consulting, technical support, field services, training, and industry conferences (RefComm®) to oil refineries around the world. Our services include safe unit operation, process optimization, P&ID and HAZOP review, preventive maintenance programs, start-up & commissioning, turnaround support, design, troubleshooting, and best practices. We focus on the Delayed Coking Units (DCU / Coker). We strive to help our customers increase their production while minimizing risk!


Gary Pitman

Gary Pitman’s roots run deep as an operator, maintenance technician and turnaround planner at ARCO/BP. He commissioned the Hovensa Coker in the Virgin Islands doing training for the structure block to the operators, then managed 315 craft people for a maintenance contractor on site. He has performed Coker Site Safety Audits and training in Asia, Europe, South America and North America and served as the subject matter expert for new product development for major manufacturers of delayed coking equipment. With his vast experience working with coker people close to the iron, “Mr. Coking.com” is in high demand for consulting on un-heading, coke cutting, unit operations, design review, training and commissioning with his start-up team.

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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.

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