Conference Presentations – Galveston 2020

Galveston RefComm Call for Papers 2020
Presentation topics for RefComm® Galveston 2020 are categorized in 3 tracks: Delayed Coking, Fluid Catalytic Cracking, and Solvent Deasphalting. This is an excellent opportunity for Operators and Solution Providers to share Lessons Learned, Best Practices and new technologies to optimize productivity and safety.
Presentation Guidelines

Solvent Deasphalting

Solvent Deasphalting

Seeking Presenters and Topics of Interest

  • Conversion of existing deasphalters for increased throughput
  • Instrumentation hacks to increase efficiency
  • Tips for producing a lower-contaminant deasphalted oil (DAO)
  • Refinery modifications to process lower-quality, lower-cost crude
  • Improving the quality of deasphalted oil and resins
  • Debottlenecking of existing resid-upgrading process units
  • How to lower operating costs
  • Increasing yields by up to 10%
  • Minimizing heat exchanger fouling
  • High process efficiency based on the most advanced column internals

Fluid Catalytic Cracking

Fluid Catalytic Cracking

Seeking Presenters and Topics of Interest

  • Update on PETROFCC™ (HOFCC) Technology and the RxCat Technology
  • Maximizing LCO Yield to meet IMO Low-Sulfur specs
  • Troubleshooting Catalyst Losses
  • The Benefits and Challenges of Filter Cleaning in FCC and Chemical Process Applications
  • Steps to selecting the best upgrading technology
  • Latest offerings for catalysts and additives

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

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Personnel from operating companies (refiners) who present during the conference program will receive a 50% discount on the conference registration.

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