Blaser, P.

CPFD LLC, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Peter Blaser is Vice President of Engineering Services at CPFD LLC, with 20 yr of experience in developing and applying specialized computational fluid dynamics (CFD) technologies. Since 2010, Mr. Blaser has applied his expertise in fluidization and fluid-particle computational modeling toward refinery troubleshooting and improvements via simulation, with emphasis on the FCCU and related components.

Viva Energy’s Geelong refinery reduces FCCU turnaround risk

Blaser, P., Pendergrass, J., CPFD LLC; Gabites, J., Brooke, A., Viva Energy Australia

Change involves risk. Many fluidized catalytic cracking units (FCCUs) can be operated more profitably, but changes to achieve more efficient operations can be risky.