Dr. Ghaz Dickakian - Fouling and Coking Technology
- Causes of fouling and coking in refinery operations.
- Cost of fouling to refinery economics
- Laboratory testing of crude oils and resids using a thermal fouling test unit comprising of a tube-in-shell exchanger at up to 1150 F and 1000 psig
- Mitigation of fouling:
- Feedstock blending
- Equipment metallurgy
- Speciality chemical additives