Thomas, C.

Bechtel Corp., Houston, Texas

Cyrus Thomas has 38 yr of experience in engineering and construction, and has worked at Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemicals Inc. for 28 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.