Posts Tagged ‘Julie Valentine’

Digital Transformation in Health-Safety-Environmental Applications

Posted in Refining on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019. No comments yet
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Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) experts in the manufacturing and production industries gathered recently here in Austin for the 4C Health/Safety/Environmental Conference. At this year’s conference, Emerson’s Marcelo Carugo, Julie Valentine and Marcio Donnangelo presented in three of the sessions. Julie and Marcio teamed up to present, How Digital Transformation Can Impact Compliance for Environmental […]

Improving Opportunity Crude Blending Operations

Posted in Flow, Refining on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019. No comments yet
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Opportunity crudes provide refiners with lower feedstock costs, but they must be carefully characterized and blended with other crudes to avoid problems during the refining process. These opportunity crudes are typically discounted from typical crudes because of the refining challenges they introduce. In the 4-minute YouTube video, How to Maximize Profit by Characterizing and Blending […]

Best Practices for Solving Crude and Fuel Blending Challenges Webinar

Posted in Event, Refining on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017. No comments yet
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It used to be that refineries had a fairly constant and predictable supply of crude with similar properties coming in. Blending on the front end with the crudes and on the back end with the fuels produced were optimized for the crude oil properties. As new supplies from shale oil production have come along with […]

Improving Measurement and Final Control in Refinery Blending

Posted in Flow, Refining on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015. No comments yet
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As global refiners strive to meet ever-tightening regulations, the performance of measurement and final control devices can have a big impact in meeting this challenge. The third Refinery Blending Series webinar recording, Improving measurement and control in blending operations Improving measurement and control in blending operations is now available. Emerson’s Julie Valentine and John Ward […]

Optimized Blending Through Better Flow Measurement

Posted in Measurement, Refining on Wednesday, September 13th, 2006. No comments yet
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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 beverage to name a few. I came across an article, Optimizing blending operations by Julie Valentine, a refining specialist […]