Patel, D.

Bechtel Corp., Houston, Texas

Divyesh Patel is a Senior Mechanical Engineer at Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemicals Inc. He has more than 10 yr of experience in engineering and construction for the refining, petrochemicals and LNG industries.

Enhanced flash zone design for coker fractionators

Since the flash zone is the first process undergone by the coke drum effluent vapor upon entering the column, the operation of the flash zone is critical to the operation of the entire coker fractionator column.