SME facilitators – Mark Getzfred, Chevron El Segundo and Barry Robinson, Middough
From a sample of refiners who are running shale oil:
Western Refinery – has a target of 20% shale oil.
– regen run colder – dense bed;
– running more HCO – scrubber no ESD
Regen slide valve see lower delta P
95 maya +5% unhydrotreated to sulfur limit “flexicoker”
Units run 100% unhydrotreated
CPG is more paraffinic
*Watch coke Delta T
*Heat Balance & Product Quality
*CAUTION – Running all heater full time.