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WEBINAR: 2017 ERTC Presentation: Resolving Severe Regenerator Maldistribution

January 16, 2018

2017 ERTC Presentation: Resolving Severe Regenerator Maldistribution

Presented by Peter Blaser, Vice President of Engineering, CPFD Software LLC

Please join us for our first webinar in 2018. Peter Blaser, CPFD Software’s Vice President of Engineering Services, will share his talk as presented at the November, 2017, European Refining Technology Conference (ERTC) in Athens, Greece. 

This webinar will present a case study for an FCC regenerator experiencing severe maldistribution resulting in high afterburn, intermittent catalyst losses and excessive CO and NOx emissions. A team was assembled to evaluate operational and simulation data to evaluate potential regenerator modifications prior to unit shutdown. The decision process and final solution is presented, which resulted in significant emissions reductions and elimination of the intermittent catalyst loss phenomenon. Guidelines are offered to other refiners facing similar issues. The source material for this session was originally presented at the American Fuels and Petrochemical Manufacturer’s 2016 Cat Cracker Seminar.

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