442933 Downstream Challenges Processing Opportunity Crude Oils

Monday, November 9, 2015: 5:05 PM
250F (Salt Palace Convention Center)
Tim Olsen, Refining Industry Solutions Group, Emerson Process Management, Round Rock, TX

Tight oil availability has transformed the refining industry in the U.S.  Rapidly increasing availability of tight oil is an opportunity but has handling and processing issues.  A brief summary of the characteristics and variability of tight oil will be given.  Examples of operational challenges will be presented.

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