Ha, H. Z.

Fluor Canada Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Harry Z. Ha is a Process Engineering Manager at Fluor Canada Ltd. and has over 30 yr of experience in the oil and gas industry. Dr. Ha joined Fluor in 2005 and has been working on oilsands extraction, heavy oil upgrading, petroleum refining and petrochemical projects. In addition to process design, he focuses on data and methods development to support process modeling and simulations. Dr. Ha is a Technical Fellow at Fluor in dynamic simulations and also a key member in Fluor’s global Methods and Data group. He has published more than 40 technical papers in his area of research. Dr. Ha holds an MS degree in environmental engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Alberta in Canada.

Rigorous modeling of CO2 absorbers using potassium carbonate solutions

Ha, H. Z., Fluor Canada Ltd.; Mathias, P. M., Fluor Corp.

As part of the global campaign to reduce CO2 emissions, carbon capture and reduction are receiving increased attention from a variety of process industries, especially power generation and oil and gas exploration and production.

Consider accurate feed characterization with improved simulation methods

Ha, H. Z., Fluor Canada Ltd.; Tiwary, D., Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.

Assay definition is crucial for accurate process simulations. The performance of process simulators depends on the feed definition to the processing unit. Modern analytical laboratories can offer comp..

Accurately predict viscosity of syncrude blends

Ha, H. Z., Koppel, P., Fluor Canada Ltd.

An evaluation for mixing rules uncovers potential errors in fluid transportation of bitumen-based feeds