Groenendijk, S.

Fluor, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Sander Groenendijk has 19 yr of experience in oil, gas and chemicals front-end engineering and detailed design and is a subject matter expert in process simulation, hydraulics and safety and relief systems. He holds an MS degree and a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Amsterdam.

Coke drum and blowdown system overpressure protection design - Part 1

The blowdown (BD) system in delayed coking units (DCUs) receives waste streams generated during the coke drum (CD) decoking process to recover valuable hydrocarbons and water. In recent DCU designs, the CD pressure relief valves (PRVs) also discharge to this system and then to the flare system via the BD PRVs.