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Key Themes

This year the experts will focus on answering questions based around the 5 key themes around the downstream sector. Click on the topics below to view sample questions for each topic area that will be explored during ERTC: Ask the Experts.


Gasoline Processes

 

Gasoline Processes

What is your experience and application of advanced separation techniques to reduce capital investment and operating expense?

What process safety management factors do you consider when looking into a reformer unit rate increase?

Hydroprocessing

Hydroprocessing

What methods do you use to reduce particulate loading on or debottleneck of existing filtration equipment in a hydroprocessing unit without reducing catalyst cycle life?

What are your current practices for and experiences with performing on-line cleaning of heat exchangers vs. offline cleaning?

Crude Vacuum Distillation & Coking

Crude Vacuum Distillation & Coking

What are your important considerations when evaluating the methods used for fouling detection and mitigation in preheat exchangers and furnaces in crude and coker units?

Is it feasible to process visbreaker residue as part of the feed to a delayed coking unit? What are the effect of this type of feed on the coker yields, product quality and cycle time?

FCC

 

FCC

When is your return on investment adequate enough to justify installing a desalter to treat purchased FCC feeds?

What methods do you use to detect and monitor coke deposition in FCCU risers? What prediction methods have been successful?

Troubleshooting

 

Troubleshooting

How to mitigate the tower flooding when there is a change of feedstock during operating process?

How can we optimise the investment in the boiling site, when the equipment is outdated however we need to know where to get the best return?

Submit your question to Kay Mitchell, General Manager, World Refining Association, to ensure your question is answered.

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