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ROSE – Cost-effective and versatile solutions to improve refinery economics

Facilitator: Aamir Laasi – KBR


Refiners are facing significant challenges including a historic reduction in fuels demand and the early impact of IMO 2020 regulations. However, long-term forecasts show a growth in fuels demand through 2050, an increase in refining petrochemical integration, and a drive to reduce carbon intensity. Enhancing BoB operations through KBR’s Solvent De-Asphalting technology, ROSE®, is a cost-effective and versatile way to address these challenges.

During this webinar, you will learn about:

KBR’s ROSE® process offers:


Aamir Laasi is Refining Technology Manager at KBR Technology Solutions. Based in Houston, he is responsible for supporting the ROSE® technology and its associated product improvements & developments, alongside sales & proposal activities.

He joined KBR in 2018. He has 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry with a progressive record in development of projects from concept through startup and leading design efforts. Aamir holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Posted by: Evan Hyde

Evan Hyde is the director of field services for He previously was president of C2 Nano Technology where they researched surface treatments to combat fouling & corrosion issues in cokers & other petrochemical process units. He was a Senior Engineering Advisor for Becht Engineering Co., Inc. and has consulted on processing improvement and reliability initiatives for coking clients around the world. Prior to joining Becht, Evan worked for ExxonMobil Research and Engineering, as a process engineer, with assignments in research, and troubleshooting for heavy oil upgrading equipment. He holds a B.S. of Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

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