Posts Tagged ‘Ed Schodowski’

Driving Safer and More Secure Refining and Chemical Operations

Posted in Chemical, Downstream Hydrocarbons, Event on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020. No comments yet
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According to the United States Energy Information Administration, the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast refiners and petrochemical producers accounted for 50.5% of the U.S. total finished petroleum products as of October 2019. So with over half of America’s refining and petrochemical production, running these facilities as safely, efficiently and reliably as possible is critical. For […]

Flexible and Optimized Refining and Petrochemical Operations

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons, Industrial IoT on Friday, September 30th, 2016. 2 comments so far
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Petrochemical producers and refiners are having to adjust to big changes over the last couple of years. With the large supply of natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs) from shale combined with the opening of U.S. oil exports and new LNG exports, prices and supply chains are being affected dramatically. At this week’s Operational […]

Improving Refinery Operations with Wireless Measurements

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons, Industrial IoT on Monday, May 9th, 2016. One comment so far
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The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers annual meeting took place this past March in San Francisco. In a Hydrocarbon Processing magazine recap of day 3 from the conference, Emerson’s Ed Schodowski shared ways to improve refinery performance in an article, Wireless sensing improves refining operations. Ed opened by noting the difference in performance as measured […]

Increasing Refinery Flexibility to Handle Wide-Ranging Feedstocks

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons on Monday, November 2nd, 2015. One comment so far
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The complexity in crude oil refining has grown due to many factors including mix of crude oil feedstocks, government regulations, and increasingly global customer base for refined product. In a Hydrocarbon Processing article, Improve refinery flexibility and responsiveness, Emerson’s Tim Olsen and Ed Schodowski look at these challenges and how refiners and addressing them. They […]