PTQ Q2 2022 Issue


7 Emerging opportunities Rene Gonzalez

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15 Meeting future Indian gasoline market demands Edward Griffiths KBR 23 Achieving 95% direct CO 2 reduction for hydrogen plants Ken Chlapik, Dominic Winch and Diane Dierking Johnson Matthey 27 Digital twin optimises FCC operations for real separator behaviour Rodolfo Tellez-Schmill KBC (A Yokogawa Company) Tom Ralston and Wim Moyson MySep

33 Revamp of a methanol wash column Ang Chew Peng and Tan Hian Min Sulzer Singapore Mariyana Chalakova and Ludwig Bauer Linde Germany Carlos Arguelles Sulzer Chemtech Switzerland

41 Importance of testing for vacuum ejectors in refinery service Edward Hartman and Tony Barletta Process Consulting Services, Inc. Laurent Solliec and Peter Trefzer GEA Wiegand GmbH 49 Rejuvenated catalysts optimise refinery margins in high severity ULSD applications

Ioan-Teodor Trotus and Jean-Claude Adelbrecht hte Michael Martinez and Guillaume Vincent Evonik

57 Continuous operational tuning of refinery fired heaters Euler Jiménez G Independent Advisor and Instructor on Fired Heaters 63 Using future rows capacity to debottleneck fired heaters Akhil Gobind, Ankur Saini, Rupam Mukherjee and Shilpa Singh Engineers India Limited 69 Artificial intelligence for sustainable development Gregory Shahnovsky, Ariel Kigel and Gadi Briskman Modcon Systems 73 Energy management and sustainability of the downstream industry Marcio Wagner Da Silva Petrobras

79 Technology in Action

Cover SPEC Energy DMCC’s grassroots refinery in Pakistan targeted upgrading VGO and VR to high-octane gasoline blendstock Photo: Honeywell UOP

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