Conference Presentations – Valencia 2018

RefComm Budapest Presentation 2017Presentation topics for RefComm® Valencia 2018 are categorized in 3 tracks: Delayed Coker, Fluid Catalytic Cracker and Sulfur (Amine, Sour Water, Claus, Tailgas). This is an excellent opportunity for Operators and Solution Providers to share Lessons Learned, Best Practices and new technologies to optimize productivity and safety.

Delayed Coker

Delayed Coker

Approved for the Program

Requested by Refinery Personnel

  • Success Story: Running the Coker Furnace with only Periodic Spalling and without Decoking (Pigging) for 45 months

Seeking Presenters and Topics of Interest

  • Addressing Marpol implications at your site
  • Processing Visbreaker Bottoms in Delayed Coker
  • Coke Handling Improvements
  • Operator Round Best Practices – Panel
  • Preventative Maintenance Success Stories
  • Turnaround Planning and Execution Lesson Learned
  • Abnormal Situation Management – Technical and Operations
  • Data, automation and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • Advanced Process Control
  • Breakout Discussion Groups
  • Capturing the Maximum Value from the Bottom of the Barrel
  • Residue Hydrotreating in a 0.5% Sulphur Bunker Fuel World Will Address all the Challenges
  • Fuel Oil and the Bottom of the Barrel

FCCU

Fluid Catalytic Cracker

Approved for the Program

Seeking Presenters and Topics of Interest

  • Controlling a Flooded Tower
    • FCCU Heartburn Panel. Topics for Discussion:
    • How to Mitigate Reduced Flow in the Slurry System due to Plugging Near the End of the Run
    • Methods to Reduce Coking in the Bottom of the Frac Tower
    • How to Use IIoT/Internet 4.0 to Better Troubleshoot
    • How do you Define Operational Excellence
  • Efficiency in Starting a T/A from Decon to Turnaround Status
  • Methods to Reduce Coking in the Bottom of the Frac Tower
  • The effect of MARPOL and the IMO 2020 target of 0,5% sulfur content of transportation fuels
  • Corrosion and Refractory
  • Increasing FCCU Profitability
  • Catalyst Technologies for Improving FCC Yields
  • Resolve Severe Regenerator Maldistribution
  • Maximize Propylene to Increase FCC Profitability
  • Bio – Oil: the Next Opportunity Feedstock for FCC
  • Increasing Run Length: Pros & Cons of Chemical Cleaning & Hydroblasting
  • Managing the Heat Balance between the Main Column and the Gas Plant
  • Capturing the Maximum Value from the Bottom of the Barrel
  • Residue Hydrotreating in a 0.5% Sulphur Bunker Fuel World Will Address all the Challenges
  • Fuel Oil and the Bottom of the Barrel

Sulfur Recovery

Sulfur Recovery

Approved for the Program

Seeking Presenters and Topics of Interest

  • SRU Heartburn Panel
  • Steam Tracing / Steam Trap Best Practices
  • Hydrocarbon Carryover in Sulfur Plants
  • Sulfur Plant Corrosion
  • Sulfur Recovery Losses
  • Dealing with Contaminants
  • Instrumentation Preventive Maintenance
  • Increasing Capacity with Oxygen Enrichment or Plant Retrofit
  • Implications of Euro 5 and 6 and Marpol Annex VI
  • Handling Changes/Trends in Feedstock
  • Residue Hydrotreating in a 0.5% Sulphur Bunker Fuel World Will Address all the Challenges

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