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RefComm Europe 2022 Delayed Coking Agenda

Please note, agenda is provisional and subject to change


Monday 24 October

14:00 Registration and Exhibition Open

17:30 Joint Welcome Reception with Sulphur + Sulphuric Acid
Sponsored by Metso Outotec

Tuesday 25 October

08:00 Registration and exhibition open

09:00 Welcome remarks from Conference Chair, Evan Hyde, Coking.com

09:10 Engineering Assessment Strategy of Multiple Skirt-to-Head Weldment Cracks at Coke Drums
Eddy Azrai Ariffin, Principal Engineer (Static Unfired Equipment), Petronas

09:50 Coke Drum Studies and Net Present Value Economics
Mitch Moloney, Delayed Coking & Process Engineering Specialist, Becht

10:30 Coffee and networking break

11:00 Bring offline coke drum set online whilst avoiding unit shutdown
Mark van der Heijden, Principal Process Engineer, McDermott

11:40 Key Improvement - Digitalization: Increasing liquid yield of Coker through analytics
Sujendran Suppiah, Malaysian Refining Company Sdn Bhd - Petronas

12:20 Lunch

14:00 Extending the Life of DCU Assets Experiencing Low Cycle Fatigue
Yelena Rojas, Director of Business & Tech. Development, WSI

14:40 Revamp Project of the KNPC MAB Refinery Delayed Coker Unit

Eman Albuloushi, Process Engineer, KNPC

15:20 Coffee and networking break

16:00 Delayed Coker Heater On Line Pigging

Jovan Jovic, Manager of Delay Coker and Hydrocracker Complex with Extensions, NIS

16:40 Solvent Deasphalting Unit Synergies with Delayed Coking, FCC, and Hydrocracker Units

Gopal Akilla, Wood; Jean-Philippe Toupance, Axens

17:20 Close of Day Two

17:30 Joint Networking Reception with Sulphur + Sulphuric Acid
Sponsored by Elessent Clean Technologies

Wednesday 26 October

08:00 Registration and exhibition open

09:00 How Enhanced Reality technology increases operator competency and reduces human error
Dr Susanna Voges, Voovio

09:40 Implementation of closed coke slurry system in Gdansk Refinery – three years of experience

Maciej Szklar, Rafineria GdaƄska Sp. z o.o.

10:20 Coffee and networking break

11:00 DCU Sliding Un-heading Valves experience
Urban Showe, Operations Area 2B Manager, EPROM/ERC Project

11:40 Double Block Isolation Gate Valve Technology Increases Unit Reliability and Profitability
Rick Torres, DeltaValve

12:20 Coker Feeds and Recycles – Chemistry & Quantification

Mitch Moloney, Coking.com

13:00 Lunch

14:00 How to reduce DCU downtime and maintenance costs using state-of-the-art unheading technology

Presented by IMI Z&J Germany

14:40 Radiography (NDT) effects on radiometric level devices in a refinery
David Williams, Global Business Development Manager, Berthold Technologies

15:20 Closing Remarks

15:30 Networking break and close of conference.