Emerson Exchange – Refining and Petrochemical Industry Forum

On Monday, October 6th, the refining and petrochemical industry forum took place at Emerson Exchange in Orlando. The theme of the session was “opportunity crudes, abundant natural gas, regulations and safety”. Three panel members provided a brief presentation on these topics followed by open audience participation in the discussion.

  • Regulations: RFS2, 40 CFR Part 60 subpart JA, Tier 3 and China V (2017) – Alan Weldon, Technical Services Manager, Hunt Refining Company
  • Safety: Crude by rail and tank farm logistics – Patrick Truesdale, Principal Solutions Consultant, Emerson Process Management
  • Shale oil development in Argentina and its impact in Downstream (YPF Case) – Hernan D'Ascoli, Strategic Planning Manager - Downstream, YPF

 The forum went well with audience participation on these challenges facing manufacturers. Safety was a key discussion point throughout the forum.

If you are interested in being part of the 2015 Refining and Petrochemical Industry Forum at Emerson Exchange, please let me know.