Spalding, M.

Bechtel Corp., Houston, Texas

Michael Spalding has been a Coking Mechanical Specialist with Bechtel Hydrocarbon Technology Solutions Inc. (BHTS) for the past 5 yr.

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.