Earlier this year the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized their Tier 3 vehicle emission and fuel standards rules with the stated purpose to reduce air pollution from passenger cars and trucks. For refiners, part of these rules include the content of...
Refining and Blending Challenges with Shale Oil
At the recent American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) 2013 Q&A and Technology Forum, Emerson's Tim Olsen had an article in the conference daily publication. You may recall Tim from earlier posts and as the past Chair for the AIChE Fuels and...
Justifying an Integrated Offsites Operations Approach
Last week, we cautioned about the use of obsolescence in developing an automation modernization project justification. Sticking on the theme of justification, I received a copy of a presentation, Tank Farm and Terminal Automation: Developing a Business Case. Emerson's...
Optimized Blending Through Better Flow Measurement
In an earlier blending applications post, I mentioned some of the advantages of online/inline blending over traditional, batch-based blending. It's a process which crosses many industries including refining, pulp and paper, chemicals/specialty chemicals and food and...
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