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September 2 – Silver Bullet: Reducing Torque in Dynamic Equipment

FREE – Wednesday, September 2 2020 (8PT, 9MT, 10CT, 11ET, 1500GMT)

Facilitator: Matt Guthrie: Director of Business Development

Facilitator: Sean Sears: Chief Technical Officer


Silver Bullet: Reducing Torque in Dynamic Equipment

In this webinar, Refined Technologies will discuss proven methods for improving the operability of coker ball valves and other dynamic equipment. This will allow longer operation by using chemistry alone.

Refined Technologies, Inc.

Refined Technologies offers tailored chemical cleaning solutions with innovative technology, strategic mechanical services, and experienced operations personnel for optimized executions in the refining markets.

Matt Guthrie

Matt Guthrie

Matt has been with RTI for over 3 years and currently serves as a Director of Business Development based out of the Baton Rouge, LA office. He brings 11 years of operations leadership experience to the table. Before joining RTI, he held various positions within Placid Refining and BASF Geismar.

Sean Sears

Sean Sears

Sean has been a part of RTI for nearly 26 years, dating back to the beginning. He currently serves as the Chief Technical Officer at RTI. He holds a Bachelors degree in Biochemistry and has successfully developed 10 patents for RTI related to industrial cleaning in the refinery/petrochem industry.

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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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