Valentine, J.

Emerson Automation Solutions, Reno, Nevada

Julie Valentine is the Director of Refining Flow Solutions for Emerson Automation Solutions. Prior to this role, she worked as the refining industry marketing manager for Micro Motion for 14 yr. She rejoined the Emerson Flow Group in 2015. Before joining Emerson, she also worked for Honeywell UOP for 8 yr, primarily in the technical services group, where she was involved in the commissioning, startup and troubleshooting of Honeywell UOP process units around the world. Ms. Valentine has authored numerous technical papers on various applications of flow technology in the refining industry and is listed as the co-inventor on two US patents for Micro Motion. She is an active member of API and American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM). Ms. Valentine is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado, with a BS degree in chemical and petroleum refining engineering.

Case study for a high-performing refinery loss control program

Valentine, J., Emerson Automation Solutions; Videla, R., YPF

Most refineries have some sort of mass balance and loss control program in place for accounting, planning and scheduling, as well as for financial and operational evaluation purposes.