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Improving Heat Exchanger Monitoring

Mar 16, 2019

By Steve Pagani

Heat exchanger monitoring is critical to reducing operating costs and maximizing refinery yields.

Sulfur Recovery 101 via Claus Equilibrium

Sep 17, 2018

By Reactor Resources

Overview of how refineries complete the sulfur recovery process

Mitigating Hydroprocessing Reactor Fouling

Apr 23, 2018

By Process Pro Eric

Managing high pressure drops in fixed bed hydroprocessing reactors.

3 Tips for Addressing High Temperature Hydrogen Attack

Feb 27, 2017

By Jeremiah Wooten of Inspectioneering

Three tips for addressing HTHA at your facility.

More Effective FCC Light Cycle Oil Creation

Sep 20, 2016

By Ralph Laurel

Hey guys, have you heard diesel is worth more than gasoline?! Let’s drop riser top temperature on our FCC!

Make Money with Amine Units

Apr 11, 2016

By Process Pro Eric

Tips on how Amine Unit optimization can improve refinery profitability.

Improving Process Monitoring

Mar 07, 2016

By Patrick the Process Engineer

Process Unit monitoring is as much art as it is science.

Gasoline Machines in a Diesel Ruled World

Jun 14, 2015

By Ralph Laurel

Tips on FCC process optimization in a distillate driven world.

Mr. Distillation Returns with Distillation Troubleshooting

Jul 08, 2012

By Process Pro Eric

Distillation is a core refinery process that remains fundamental to economic operation. Successful job performance for process engineers and operators depends on quality distillation monitoring and troubleshooting.                                             
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