Conference Presentations – Galveston 2019

Presentation RefComm Galveston 2018Presentation topics for RefComm® Galveston 2019 are categorized in 2 tracks: Delayed Coking, Fluid Catalytic Cracker, and Resid Hydrocracking. This is an excellent opportunity for Operators and Solution Providers to share Lessons Learned, Best Practices and new technologies to optimize productivity and safety.

Fluid Catalytic Cracker

Fluid Catalytic Cracker

Approved for the Program

Seeking Presenters and Topics of Interest

  • Steps to selecting the best upgrading technology
  • Latest offerings for catalysts and additives
  • US Refinery Presentations about Feed Trials, Experiences, and Case Studies
  • Heat Balance Calculations between Regenerator and Reactor
  • Desalter Impact on FCCU Operations
  • Critical Mechanical Joints
  • FCCU Heartburn Panel
  • Controlling and Monitoring FCCU Emissions (environment)
  • FCCU Tweaks to meet MARPOL Low Sulfur rules
  • Best practices for reliability of air emission control devices (WGS, ESP, cyclone)
  • Driving unconventional growth with IIoT
  • Understanding Pressure Balance between WGS and Fuel Gas Compressors

Delayed Coking

Delayed Coking

Approved for the Program

Seeking Presenters and Topics of Interest

  • Steps to selecting the best upgrading technology
  • Problems and Lessons Learned from Recent Startups
  • Case Studies on Implementation of Wireless Instrumentation Equipment, Monitoring, Intelligences in Refineries
  • Resid Sampling Techniques
  • Main Issues with Automatic Unheading Devices
  • Reliability of Coke Drum Overhead Piping
  • Drum Skirt Cracking Experience and Remedies
  • Interactive Breakout Discussion Sessions
  • Coke Handling Best Practices
  • Turnaround Lessons Learned
  • Processing Nonstandard Feedstocks – SDA Bottoms, Hydrocracker bottoms, Visbroken material, Stranded Fuel Oil

Resid Hydrocracking

Resid Hydrocracking

Seeking Presenters and Topics of Interest

  • Steps to selecting the best upgrading technology
  • RHDC Equipment Risk and Reward – a look at equipment from the perspective of maintenance, reliability, operations, instrument and electrical, machinists, pressure equipment integrity (PEI), risk based inspection (RBI), etc
  • What cleaning, inspecting, lubricating, testing, replacing do you never avoid.
  • You have to spend the extra time and money on “X” because we can’t afford to have it fail.
  • Monitor and Control Fouling Problem areas.
  • Is Ebullated Bed Resid Hydrocracking right for you?
  • Coming out ahead with flexible feedstocks for RHC
  • Run length, maintenance cost, conversion – the RHC prize
  • Bottom of the Barrel processing with RHU, DCU and FCCU for increased conversion

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