Environment & Safety Gas Processing/LNG Maintenance & Reliability Petrochemicals Process Control Process Optimization Project Management Refining

Capra, M.

Aggreko Process Services EMEA, Klundert, The Netherlands

Massimo Capra is the manager of Aggreko Process Services in Europe, supporting the Russian and Caspian areas, as well as the Middle East’s refining and petrochemical sectors. He has 31 yr of experience in the refining and chemical process industries as a process and project engineering manager for companies that include AGIP, Foster Wheeler Italiana, Tecnimont, Aramco Overseas Co., and as a freelance consultant. He worked as a Process Technologist and Team Leader at OPCW, conducting more than 150 process assessments in chemical facilities. Mr. Capra has earned an MS degree in chemical engineering from Politecnico di Torino (IT), a PGC in project management from the University of Wales (UK), an MBA from Robert Kennedy College (CH), Lean 6 Sigma Black Belt from BMGI (USA) and ISO9001 Lead Assessor certification from SGS (NL).

Project Optimization: Improve propylene recovery at FCC and DCU gas plants with mobile industrial refrigeration

Aggreko Process Services EMEA: Capra, M.

Polypropylene demand remained strong through the 2020 pandemic crisis and is booming in the Asia region, driven by strong Chinese import growth.

Unconventional improvement of propylene recovery yield at the PP splitter

Aggreko Process Services EMEA: Capra, M.

Thermocompression-equipped propane-propylene (PP) splitters are used to upgrade large quantities of refinery-grade propylene (RGP) to polymer-grade propylene (PGP).

A dynamic 1D model for accelerated reactor cooling

Aggreko Process Services EMEA: Capra, M.

Refinery hydrofining units must undergo planned and emergency shutdowns for catalyst changeover.

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