Arensdorf, J.

Baker Hughes, Houston, Texas

Joseph Arensdorf is the Manager of Separations Technology in the Downstream Chemicals Group at Baker Hughes. In his role, he manages a team that provides global technical services for refinery desalting applications. These technical services include field troubleshooting of desalter operations, new product application trials, laboratory testing and new product development of demulsifiers and other crude additives. He joined Baker Hughes in 2002 and has managed technology groups in downstream chemicals, upstream chemicals, drilling and completion fluids, and research and development. He has authored or co-authored more than 30 technical publications. Dr. Arensdorf holds a BS degree in biology from the University of Illinois and a PhD in environmental toxicology from the University of California at Riverside.

Expand crude diet flexibility through comprehensive oil management

Arensdorf, J., Hoffman, G., Baker Hughes

One of the primary means for refiners to boost profitability is to improve crude diet flexibility. Many refiners are challenged with increasing their margins while the quality of the global crude oil supply declines.